YOU CAN GET SMASHED AND RAGE ALL NIGHT LONG THIS YEAR AT THE VOODOO FEST
The ninth annual Voodoo Music Expertise has been expanded to a few days this yr in order that two enormous teams from the nineties may every headline an evening on their very own. Rage Towards the Machine, which has solely performed a helpful of dates this yr, the Coachella Competition in California being the spotlight, will headline one of many nights of the pageant which runs from Friday, October 26th to Sunday, October 28th. Smashing Pumpkins, who’ve additionally only recently re-formed and haven’t carried out in additional than eight years may even headline one weekend present.
Another much less succesful acts that ought to placed on superb stay units throughout this yr's Voodoo Fest embody Wilco, Fall Out Boy, the Black Crowes, Kings of Leon, Widespread, Black Insurgent Bike Membership, La Coka Nostra that includes Everlast and members of Home of Ache , Coheed and Cambria, Fitness center Class Heroes, and Zap Mama.
LOCAL BANDS AND MUSICIANS FROM NEW ORLEANS WILL ALSO PLAY
The Voodoo Fest additionally will function dozens of New Orleans musicians, together with Dr. John, Galactic that includes Mr. Liff and Lyrics Born, Mute Math, Rotary Downs, Ghost, the New Orleans Social Membership, Henry Butler, the Preservation Corridor Jazz Band, the Bingo Present !, Liquidrone, George Porter Jr., Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Theresa Andersson, Massive Sam's Funky Nation, Ivan Neville's DumpstaPhunk, the Morning 40 Federation, Bonerama, the Scorching eight and Soul Rebels brass bands, and Amanda Shaw.
AFTER TRAGEDY, VOODOO FEST BROUGHT HAPPINESS
After the horrible destruction that Hurricane Katrina delivered to the New Orleans space a number of years in the past, the Voodoo Fest was the primary main musical occasion that dared to mount their annual music fest for the New Orleans Neighborhood although a variety of the facility stations within the space continued to present the promoters bother by shutting down each hour or so.
That goodwill that was generated by the Voodoo Fest promoters introduced a variety of respect from the numerous musicians who proceed to deliver their abilities to the Voodoo Fest yearly. 9 Inch Nails and the New York Dolls donated their companies freed from cost the yr that Voodoo Fest introduced again the spirit of New Orleans that fateful yr, and tons of of tickets got away at no cost to native followers within the Louisiana space who wanted their spirits raised within the worst approach conceivable.
VOODOO FEST DESTINED TO BECOME BIGGER EVERY YEAR
Final yr the Voodoo Fest was moved to a brand new Metropolis Park website in New Orleans the place it gained a brand new viewers of 90,00zero folks, making 2006 the largest and most profitable live performance in Voodoo Fest historical past. Because the recognition of that two day occasion which featured Duran Duran and the Purple Scorching Chili Peppers changed into such a behemoth, the live performance promoters of Voodoo Fest determined to show this yr's occasion right into a three-day extravaganza which is able to enable everybody to see each kind of band within the musical spectrum that has been such an enormous promoting level in followers paying massive quantities of cash to attend this stellar occasion.
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE WILL HELP SHINE A SPOTLIGHT ON THE HORRIBLE CIRCUMSTANCES STILL AFFLICTING NEW ORLEANS
The explosive nature and controversies that follows Rage Towards the Machine all over the place they go will definitely play an enormous half in getting the message out that New Orleans nonetheless wants fairly a little bit of assist in recovering from the catastrophic blow that Hurricane Katrina dealt this superb metropolis again in August of 2005.
Steve Rehage, who New Orleans / New York firm, Rehage Leisure, produces Voodoo Fest yearly was searching for a band that might assist get Americans charged up about persevering with to assist the poor residents within the Louisiana space discover meals and shelter after the Bush administration turned it's backs to them and has to this point provided up little compensation within the type of catastrophe aid funds.
Tom Morello, Rage's primary songwriter, even wrote a tune concerning the Katrina aftermath entitled "Midnight within the Metropolis of Destruction" which supplies a full description of the sense of loss and frustration that Morello wrote about his personal emotions after seeing the occasions happen on tv. Rehage firmly believes that Rage Towards the Machine is not going to maintain their tongues with them get on stage and begin venting their political opinions towards the key unjustices that the Bush administration have inflicted on all of America's residents, but in addition totally on the New Orleans area.
The Voodoo Fest promoters is not going to give out the each day schedule of the occasion till September, however it is possible for you to to purchase three-day passes for the Voodoo fest starting June 29th at 9:00 AM for $ 100. For a lot of concert-goers via out the US, that $ 100 is a small value to pay for 3 days of musical heaven.
Source by Rob Mead