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Dr. Teeth And The Electric Mayhem announce stacked Outside Lands lineup

2016’s edition of the Outside Lands musical festival boasts one of its strongest lineups yet. Set to take place in Golden Gate Park in beautiful San Francisco from August 5-7, the festival will be headlined by Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, and Lionel Richie, with Lana Del Rey, J. Cole, Duran Duran, Zedd, Ryan Adams and more […]

UTG INTERVIEW: So What?! Music Festival founder Mike Ziemer discusses this year’s event

In three weeks’ time, hoards of festival-goers will flood the city of Grand Prairie, Texas for So What?! Music Festival (formerly South By So What?!), which will be returning to QuikTrip Park for the fifth consecutive year on March 19. This year’s event features a healthy blend of big name acts and fast-rising stars, and […]

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LIVE REVIEW: 80/35 Music Festival (Day 2)

The second day of 2015’s 80/35 will not be a day forgotten any time soon. Despite a little bit of heat, the entire day was filled with memorable sets all the way from the evening’s headliner down to the smallest local band. It doesn’t happen often in the festival world, but it just felt like […]

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Dirt Fest 2015 Expands To Two Days, Unveils Initial Lineup

Michigan’s loudest rock festival is expanding to be a two-day event this year, and the initial lineup gives us a lot to be excited about. Dirt Fest 2015 will take place in Birch Run, Michigan on August 7 and 8 of this year. It will be the first time the long-running festival has been a […]

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FYF Fest Reveals 2015 Lineup

Just a year after being one of the only festivals to host the Blood Brothers‘ reunion, the organizers behind FYF Fest have unveiled an equally thrilling lineup for their 2015 event. Taking place August 22-23 in Los Angeles, FYF Fest will again be a two-day weekend event. The first night will be headlined by Frank […]

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Outside Lands Announces 2015 Lineup; Elton John, Mumford & Sons and The Black Keys To Headline

San Francisco’s premier annual music, food and arts festival, Outside Lands, will be returning for its eighth consecutive year from August 7-9 at the historic and always beautiful Golden Gate Park. This year’s lineup has been revealed and it’s a doozy, as per usual. Apart from all the endlessly delicious foods, beers and wines, Outside […]

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Coachella 2015 Lineup Unveiled; AC/DC, Jack White and Drake to Headline

The beginning of January only signals that festival season is no longer lightyears away. Fueling the anticipation is today’s announcement of the full lineup for the annual Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in Indio, CA, which will take place during the second and third weekends of April (10-12, 17-19). Flocked by hundreds of thousands […]

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Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) Granted Approval to Host Music Festival Next Summer

Justin Vernon, best known for his work in Bon Iver, has apparently been pursuing the idea of hosting a music festival in his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin this upcoming Summer. Recently, news broke that the singer had received permission to use Foster Farm for his two day camp-out, called ‘Eaux Claires Music and Art […]

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UTG PHOTOS: Keep Calm And Chive On, Seattle (Chive Fest, 7/12/14)

Under the Gun sent photographer Xander Deccio to the Seattle Center in Seattle, WA on July 12 for Chive Fest. I’m going to be brutally honest: I had no clue what The Chive was, and when I heard from a colleague that they were having a music festival at the infamous Seattle Center, I had […]

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R Kelly Dropped From Fashion Meets Music Festival

When you are an organizer trying to debut a brand new music festival you generally want to avoid bad press. Unfortunately for the upcoming Fashion Meets Music Festival they were met with overwhelming criticism when they announced one of their headlining artists would be R Kelly. The rapper is no stranger to controversy, and it […]

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UTG LIST: 10 Must-See Undercard Acts at Outside Lands 2014

Northern California’s premier, eco-friendly music and arts festival is nigh! The unsurprisingly sold out Outside Lands is set to take place August 8-10 in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA, and Under the Gun Review will be on-site to cover all of its glorious offerings. We’ll cover Outside Lands’ various food, drink, […]

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Denver Riot Fest Denied Permit, Will Search For New Location

Arapahoe County, Colorado has denied Riot Fest‘s request for a temporary-use permit to stage their 3-day music festival on September 19-21 in the small town of Byers. Riot Fest was set to return to the same May Farms location where the festival took place in 2013, but locals began expressing concerns about the return of […]