Second annual Railbird Festival returning this weekendBy I.T Guru August 24, 2021
Making its debut two years ago, the Railbird Festival returns to the Grounds of Keeneland in August 28th and 29th to bring patrons a full two day experience of music, bourbon, and Kentucky culture. Registered as a National Historic Landmark in 1986, Keeneland Grounds holds deep roots and history to horse racing which is how the founder, AC Entertainment, came up with the name and location for the Railbird Festival. Combining the historic and cultural interests of the Lexington area is what makes the Railbird Festival unique and a must attend event.
On the bill this year for music is a variety of music that will be enjoyed by all. Having My Morning Jacket as one of the headliners at Railbird is iconic as the band was founded in Louisville, KY. Announcing this morning their release of their new self titled album in October, My Morning Jacket has been actively creating new music and touring over 20 years. Singer/Songwriter Leon Bridges released a new album earlier this year titled "Gold-Diggers Sound" and is currently in the middle of a U.S. tour which includes Railbird Fest. Grammy winner David Matthews of the Dave Matthews Band is a rock and roll American Classic brings to Railbird a performance to remember. Alabama native Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit will also be part of this year's headliner lineup. The band has released seven albums to date and become a very well respected Americana/Rock Folk artist throughout the country.
Although tickets have sold out for this year's event, the festival has announced several exciting new additions which include Katie Pruitt and Robert Earl Keen being added to the Sunday lineup.
Highlights from the 2019 Inaugural Railbird Festival - Loch & Key Productions - Railbird YouTube Channel
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Imagine Music Festival - An Experience Like No OtherBy I.T Guru August 20, 2021
With a name like Imagine Music Festival, the question comes to mind: Does the experience match the name? Imagine is definitely not your ordinary music festival.
Being Voted Top 30 in the world by Fest300, and Top Ten Emerging Music Festivals by USA Today, the Imagine Music Festival has quickly grown its reputation to be a must attend festival on many people's bucket lists. Combining the world's top electronic musicians, DJ's and bands with cirque style acts & performances along with an aquatic theme, the imagination is the limit. Founded in 2014, Imagine has been one of the longest running electronic music festivals in the area bringing people together from around the country. Over the years, Imagine Music Festival has been taking the user experience to the next level which featured a variety of attractions and visuals themed around an aquatic fairy tale including a giant swimming pool party and other areas to relax, flame throwers and unique stage layout with sophisticated light visualizations to complement the energy of the music and vibe. Festival goers are able to escape into another world for the weekend.
The festival running from September 17th through the 19th will be located at Bouckaert Farm in the City of Chattahoochee Hills in Georgia will feature over 70 artists across six stages. Building on this year's experience, Imagine will be pioneering a first of its kind B2B lineup including Adventure Club B2B Riot Ten, Carnage B2B Borgore, Ghost Rydr (Ghastly B2B Joyryde), Kayzo B2B Subtronics, Virtual Riot B2B Barely Alive, Champagne Drip B2B Luzcid, and a Wakaan Family B2B. This year's lineup promises to showcase much new music from its artists after being on a brief hiatus bringing a blockbuster of artists including Subtronics, Kasbo, Illenium, Adventure Club, Excision, Gryffin, Kaskade, Madeon, and many more. Be sure to check out the Official Imagine Music Fest Spotify Playlist below for must watch artists.
As of this writing, single day tickets are still on sale but expected to sell out. Visit the Official Imagine Music Festival website for more details.
Rock the South returns in 2021By Honey DeSalvo/I.T Guru August 09, 2021
Rock The South is currently gearing up for their 2021 return for a memorable weekend of music August 13-14 in Cullman, AL. Headliners this year include Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Nelly, Ashley McBryde, and The Marshall Tucker Band. Patrons will be able to enjoy an array of musical performers over two days with over twenty-five food and beverage vendors.
Rock The South began in 2012 to help with recovery of a destruction from tornadoes that devastated the North Alabama area. Originally planned to be a one-time only event, approximately 11,000 people attended in the first year. This year the crowd is expected to be near 60,000. The festival has raised more than $639,000 to help the community since its inception with the help of corporate partners and festival goers.
The festival has many brought highly respected country artists over the years to Alabama and has been reigned as the "Biggest Party In The South" Topping this year's headliners is Luke Combs, has several chart topping songs including Beautiful Crazy, Beer Never Broke My Heart, Does To Me, and Better Together to name a few, Luke came out kicking music out like a kickdrum flinching. Miranda Lambert, from her 2007 Gunpowder & Lead, to her duet in 2014 Somethin’ Bad, to more recent Bluebird, and her new duet Drunk Miranda Lambert is a show stopper you don’t want to miss. Also in attendance this year is The Marshall Tucker Band which will replace Lynyrd Skynyrd's time slot before Miranda Lambert due to a last minute health issue preventing the group from performing.
Other artists on this year's lineup include Jordan Davis, Ingrid Andress, Flatland Calvary, Trey Lewis, Drew Parker, Morgan Wade, Alex Hall, Josh Kiser, and more. Full lineup details and ticket information can be found at https://rockthesouth.com/
One notable upcoming rising star on the lineup is Laine Hardy who was the Season 17 winner of American Idol. Laine has released multiple songs Memorize You, Hurricane, Ground I Grew Up On, Tiny Town, and In The Bayou and is currently on his fall tour which includes Rock the South.
Dee Jay Silver, who's previously performed at the Rock the South, is one of the most sought after DJ’s of his era having played premiere venues in every major market and also has top songs including Getaway Driver, Safe Zone, and Don’t Get Better Than This.
The Number One Show and Biggest Party In The South comes to Cullman, AL next weekend August 13-14th. You Don’t Want To Be The One Who Missed Rock The South 2021!