KahBang Festival Announces Full 2013 Music Line Up

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Dr. Dog, Earl Sweatshirt, Lights, Oberhofer, The Knocks, St. Lucia + More

Full 2013 Line Up:

EARL SWEATSHIRT / DR. DOG / PAPER DIAMOND / ST. LUCIA / AER / HOPSIN / 12TH PLANET / OBERHOFER / LIGHTS / BREAK SCIENCE / VACATIONER / GENTLEMEN HALL / CODES / SPENCER ALBEE / MY PET DRAGON / THA JIST / LUCIUS / X AMBASSADORS / LADY LAMB THE BEEKEEPER / RDGLDGRN / SPOSE / BLACK LIGHT DINNER PARTY / THE WEEKS / JUNIOR ASTRONOMERS / B. AULL / THE KNOCKS / CRUNK WITCH / LAZERDISK PARTY SEX / THE DIRTY GEMS / GRAVEYARD LOVERS / YOUNG READERS / THE SUMMIT OF THIEVES / SKöSH / TOUSSAINT MORRISON / EIGHT FEET TALL / BRITE LITE BRITE / THE BYNARS / LATE CAMBRIAN / HERRA TERRA / MEAN CREEK / OF THE TREES / ULA RUTH / THE GHOST OF PAUL REVERE / BISCUITS AND GRAVY / DJ HOMEWRECKER / ONE SHOT NOTHING / THE RICE CAKES / THE BOX TIGER / WORRIED WELL / WHEN PARTICLES COLLIDE / CARO KHAN / DJ MEETCH / EPIC SEASON / SUN CLUB / BENJAMIN DUNN AND ANIMAL ORCHESTRA / THE UGLY CLUB /JET BLACK SUNRISE / NORTH OF NASHVILLE

The KahBang music | art | film Festival is proud to release the full 2013 music line up. Headlining the Festival this year is rock band Dr. Dog and Odd Future group member, hip-hop artist Earl Sweatshirt. New additions include St. Lucia, Gentleman Hall, Vacationer, X Ambassadors, Caro Khan, My Pet Dragon, Spencer Albee, and North of Nashville. KahBang is also showcasing emerging musicians from all over North America, playing genres that include: indie, electronic, rock, hip-hop, country-rock, electro-pop, rap, and indie- folk.

“Not since our founding year in 2009 have I been more excited for our event. We took an approach this year that focused on building a festival and not just a concert, and I’m overwhelmed by the result. We have more to offer to the public than any year before, and most of it is free. For our returning fans this is the richest experience they’ll ever have and have something to be excited about and enjoy from the moment our doors open to till the sun risesSunday morning. Get ready for one amazing KAHBANG weekend. We’re excited to host New England and visitors from afar.” -Tim Lo, KahBang Executive Director

In its fifth year, KahBang has changed the structure of the Festival and is offering most events free of charge to the general public. Available at no cost are multiple music stages and all art and film on Waterfront Festival Grounds. Information on the KahBang Film Festival and complete film line up may be viewed at www.kahbangfilmfest.org. The Main Stage, Dance Stage, Bangor Brew Fest, and Campsite Stage are separately ticketed events. Tickets to these events are available at www.kahbang.com/tickets or at the KahBang office at 84 Harlow St, Bangor, ME.

“Our team has spent the last nine months planning the coolest birthday party we could think to throw ourselves. KAHBANG is all about discovery and we decided very early on to adapt our format to allow more people to experience our event without having to buy a ticket. The music lineup is the most diverse we have ever assembled and we have already had incredible response from people all over the country letting us know how excited they are to participate in this year’s event. We began this festival in part to showcase Bangor and we are encouraging people from New England and all over to come and explore what KAHBANG and this region has to offer. I don’t believe they will be disappointed.” -Joshua Gass, KahBang Creative Director

KahBang kicks off with a free concert in West Market Square at 5 pm on Thursday August 8th. Festival Grounds will open at 1:00 pm on Friday August 9th. For information on Bangor Brew Fest please visitwww.bangorbrewfest.com.

For more information on other events and the KahBang Festival please visit www.kahbang.com

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blessthefall reveals album art & track list for new album ‘Hollow Bodies’

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blessthefall has unveiled the cover art, track list, and release date for their forthcoming new album Hollow Bodies, set for release on August 20, 2013.

 

“To say we’re excited about the release of our new record, Hollow Bodies, is an understatement,” notes lead singer Beau Bokan. “This is easily our greatest effort thus far. We have some awesome surprises on this record. Can’t wait for everyone to hear it!”

Noted as Alternative Press’ Most Anticipated album of 2013, the band’s third studio album was recorded with producer Joey Sturgis (Emmure, Crown The Empire, Of Mice & Men) and features guest vocals from Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red, Jesse Barnett of Stick To Your Guns, and electro-rock sensation Lights.

 

 

Hollow Bodies Track List:

1. Exodus

2. You Wear A Crown But You’re No King

3. Hollow Bodies

4. Déjà Vu

5. Buried In these Walls

6. See You On the Outside

7. Youngbloods (Ft. Jesse Barnett)

8. Standing On The Ashes

9. Carry On (Ft. Jake Luhrs)

10. The Sound Of Starting Over

11. Open Water (Ft. Lights)

 

The band is gearing up for their main stage slot on the entire Vans Warped Tour 2013, adding to an already impressive tour resume that includes runs with As I Lay DyingAvenged SevenfoldBullet For My ValentineUnderoath, and August Burns Red

 

ABOUT BLESSTHEFALL – Beau Bokan (lead vocals), Eric Lambert (guitar), Jared Warth (bass/vocals), Matt Traynor (drums), Elliott Gruenberg (guitar) – With the envious combination of finely-honed musicianship and an electrifying live show, blessthefall has been rapidly gaining fans across the globe. Having recent cover features with Outburn Magazine, and Alternative Press’ 2012 Warped Tour Issue, the Phoenix, AZ quintet have garnered press support from the likes of Kerrang! Magazine, Rock Sound, Guitar World, IGN, Noisecreep, among many others. Regarded among the most respected acts in the genre, blessthefall’s new album Hollow Bodies is the follow-up to Awakening, which debuted at #31 on the Billboard Top 200.

KahBang Announces First Acts Of 2013 Music Lineup And Open Festival II Dr. Dog, Lights, Oberhofer, The Knocks, Lady Lamb The Beekeeper + More

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The KahBang music | art | film Festival is proud to present the first line up announcement of the annual summer music festival, featuring Dr. Dog, Lights, Paper Diamond, The Knocks, Break Science, The Weeks, AER, Oberhofer, Hopsin, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Spose, Black Light Dinner Party, RDGLDGRN, Lucius, Lazerdisk Party Sex, 12th Planet and dozens more. The Festival is held in Bangor, Maine August 8-11, along the Waterfront and downtown venues. The second announcement will come at a later date.

This year KahBang is opening up to the public and several of the Festival’s multiple performance stages can be accessed for free. The general public will also have access to all art galleries, film screenings, food and craft vendors, fair rides, and live music stages and select showcases. Ticketed events include Bangor Brew Fest, the Main Stage, Dance Stage, and Campsite. All access fest passes are available at www.kahbang.com/tickets.

On Festival grounds, KahBang Art and Film will be curating events on the Waterfront. Artists and Filmmakers from across the country will be presenting a variety of works and styles. The Bangor Brew Fest at KahBang will take place on August 10th showcasing over 17 breweries and will feature keynote speaker John Palmer, author ofHow to Brew.

Current 2013 Lineup: More to be added at a later date.

DR. DOG / LIGHTS / PAPER DIAMOND / OBERHOFER / AER / HOPSIN / BREAK SCIENCE / LADY LAMB THE BEEKEEPER / RDGLDGRN / 12TH PLANET / LAZERDISK PARTY SEX / SPOSE / BLACK LIGHT DINNER PARTY / CRUNK WITCH / THE DIRTY GEMS/ SUN CLUB / THE KNOCKS / LUCIUS / BRITE LITE BRITE / DJ HOMEWRECKER / ULA RUTH / SKÖSH / THE BYNARS / EIGHT FEET TALL / THE RICE CAKES / THE UGLY CLUB / THE SUMMIT OF THIEVES/ JUNIOR ASTRONOMERS / HERRA TERRA / LATE CAMBRIAN / TOUSSAINT MORRISON / THE WEEKS / MEAN CREEK / GRAVEYARD LOVERS / THE BOX TIGER / THE GHOST OF PAUL REVERE / YOUNG READERS / WHEN PARTICLES COLLIDE / B.AULL / OF THE TREES / ONE SHOT NOTHING / AND DOZENS MORE.