Website: forecastlefest .com
July 12 – Old Crow Medicine Show
You want some twang with your gee-tar strings? Take your medicine and enjoy.
July 13 – Freakwater
We've been fans since their appearance in “ Half-cocked ” back in ’94 .
July 14 – Datsik
Dubsteps into your mind and controls your body, happily.
World Music & Food International Festival
A celebration of multi-cultural music and food featuring Edi Kriz Orki and the Afrocentrix, Soweto Street Beats, Chinese Cultural Group, and the Indian Culture Group of Nashville.
Vans Warped Tour
Lace up your Vans, grab your bitchin' board and roll down to Atlanta for the annual melding of music and extreme sports. Somehow they cram nine stages into the Lakewood Amphitheatre complex, where you can see a who's who of punk, metal, club, alernative, and pretty much anything young, loud and underground.
Website: vanswarpedtour .com
The Warped Tour too mellow for you? Need to find a reason to wear as many studs and possible? Lace up your leather pants and complete the destruction of Lakewood along with metal gods Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, and Amon Amarth among many other head-banging, mosh-pitting, ear-bleeding, turn-it-up-past-11 bands .
Website: rockstarmayhemfest .com
Southern Brewers Festival
Saturday, August 24
Forty microbreweries presenting more than 100 different tasty brews along with great food and live music along the riverfront. If Bill Murray had had to live this day over and over again, he wouldn't have wanted it to end.
Website: southernbrewersfestival .org