This week, new information on some of the biggest festival events of the late summer and early fall were revealed. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from the team behind the popular website Funny or Die. The comedy company is presenting their first comedy festival this summer, an event known as the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival and tickets for the event just went on sale this week. According to a statement from event organizers, the comedy festival will include performances from Flight of the Conchords, Demetri Martin and Dave Chappelle. The comedy tour will make 13 different stops and will officially kick off in Austin, Texas on August 23rd. Tickets are available now.
In other music news, the lineup of the new 2013 Sunset Strip has been revealed. This will be the 6th annual Sunset Strip Music Festival, and this year the event will be taking place on August 1st. According to the announcement the event will feature performances from artists such as Asher Roth, Wale, Street Drum Corps and more. The event will be headlined by famed rockers Linkin Park. This will be the only performance from the band in North America this year. Tickets to see this festival event live are on sale and available to the public now.
In other music festival news, the team from the Music Midtown Festival has just revealed the official lineup for their 2013 event. According to a statement from the organizers behind the event, headliners for the festival include Journey, Queens of the Stone Age and Red Hot Chili Peppers. These artists will be taking place in Atlanta, Georgia and these headliners will be joined by more than 20 other bands including Kendrick Lamar, Weezer, Imagine Dragons, Jane’s Addiction, 2Chainz. The festival is scheduled for September 20th-21st and music fans will be able to choose from single day tickets or two day passes.