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Apr 28, 2014

Free Nelsonville Music Festival Tickets

Win Free Nelsonville Music Festival Tickets

So we came across this amazing contest being curated by the Hocking Hills Tourism Association. Not only are they giving away 4 pairs of tickets to the Nelsonville Music Festival, but the grand prize winner also gets a 3 night stay in a Hocking Hills cabin during the festival.

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Now, you may know us as cynical here at RethinkPopMusic and ticket contests are hardly our thing, but this one passes our test… I mean, its a non-profit and have you seen the Nelsonville Music Festival lineup?!

Friday night alone features Dinosaur Jr., Kurt Vile and Shakey Graves. While longtime RethinkPopMusic sweethearts Lucius play alongside The Avett Brothers and The Head & The Heart Saturday.

Anyways, we will be previewing a lot of the earlier acts as the festival approaches, in the meantime here’s an article from 2011 regarding the beautifully-talented Lucius.

See you at the Nelsonville Music Festival!

Apr 14, 2014

Laissez Faire Club stage at The Alternative Escape (Sat 10.5.14)

We’re delighted to be teaming up with the good folk at Akira Records and Smashing Blouse to curate this quite frankly amazing bill at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton this year. Taking place at Latest Music Bar (14-17 Manchester Street) on the final evening of festivities (Saturday 10 May), we’ll have not one but two stages in the venue (downstairs plugged in and upstairs acoustic), jam packed with bands and artists we think are the real deal.

Entry is free with a festival ticket, or £3 otherwise. We’re kicking off at 5pm and going all out with a bang until the end. Set times are as follows (you’ll notice we’ve scheduled it so you won’t miss a minute of the action):


17.30 – 17.50: The Half Earth
18.10 – 18.40: KHUSHI
19.00 – 19.30: Still Parade (DE)
19.50 – 20.20: Only Girl
20.40 – 21.10: Dems
21.30 – 22.00: Pawws
22.15 – 22.45: Fé
23.00 – 23.30: Attu
23.45 – 00.15: WULF
00.30 – 01.00: Boy In A Movie
01.00 – 02.00: Shorebitch DJ


17.50 – 18.10: Allman Brown
18.40 – 19.00: Robyn Sherwell
19.30 – 19.50: Hilang Child
20.20 – 20.40: Jake Isaac
21.10 – 21.30: Eliza Shaddad
22.00 – 22.20: Will Joseph Cook

To get yourselves warmed up, check out KHUSHI performing his debut single “Magpie” at Brighton Dome back in February (supporting London Grammar), and also our handy Soundcloud playlist featuring music from all the acts involved.

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