As winter finally seems to have settled in, we’re already starting to long for summer, with more major festival announcements arriving nearly every single day. One biggie is still yet to drop, however: Bonnaroo. Counting down the days until the lineup for the nearby fest arrives, we’ve been working our way through this season’s Roo Clues, and keeping you up to date on the latest with our Bonnaroo lineup rumors post.
Beyond just festival news, last week brought some great releases and exclusive premieres, music and comedy show announcements, new contests, videos, and more! Get caught up on everything we covered last week below.
- NO COUNTRY PRESENTS: The Vegabonds, Alicia Michilli, and Mateja | Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Acme Feed & Seed
- NEWS: Delata Spirit’s Matthew Logan Vasquez announced a May 12 show at Mercy Lounge ahead of his new album.
- NEWS: Muddy Roots unveiled its 2016 lineup, featuring The Melvins, Bonnie Prince Billy, Soledad Brothers, and many more!
- NEWS: Kevin Smith, Maria Bamford, Trevor Noah, and more were announced to perform at the third annual Wild West Comedy Festival.
- NEWS: Cult comedian David Cross announced a Feb. 26 show at TPAC, as part of his first tour in six years.
- NEWS: Citizen and Turnover announced an April 5 show at Exit/In with Sorority Noise and Milk Teeth.
- NEWS: Chancellor Warhol teased a snippet of a new single, and revealed plans for his upcoming album.
- NEWS: Future was the first artist announced to perform this year’s Rites of Spring festival at Vanderbilt.
- NEWS: The Basement East announced a contest to win tickets to every single show of 2016.
- NEWS: Kurt Vile & The Violators‘ Feb. 25 Exit/In show was moved to Marathon Music Works.
- NEWS: Natural Child, Faux Ferocious, Promised Land Sound, and more were announced to play the free DANAFEST IV, Jan. 16 at fooBAR.
- PREMIERE: We brought you an exclusive stream of Chalaxy‘s new album, Pronoia, the day it was released.
- PREMIERE: We debuted the title track from Light Beam Rider‘s upcoming LP, “A Place to Sleep Among the Creeps.”
- FEATURE: This Weekend in Nashville: We brought you our top picks for weekend show happenings.
- FEATURE: Music on Television: We rounded up the best televised musical performances of the week.
- FEATURE: We ranked our collective 11 favorite local records of 2015 in our Best Nashville Albums list.
- BONNAROO: Roo Clue #8: Grace Potter
- BONNAROO: Roo Clue #7: Carrie Underwood
- BONNAROO: Roo Clue #6: Judas Priest
- BONNAROO: Roo Clue #5: Tyler, the Creator
- BONNAROO: Roo Clue #4: Lord Huron
- BONNAROO: Roo Clue #3: Godspeed You! Black Emperor
- BONNAROO: Bonus Roo Clue: Jason Isbell
- SHOW: Free Throw, Young & Heartless, Daisyhead, and Sinai Vessel rocked The End.
- SHOW: The Nashville Alternators performed at 3rd & Lindsley.
- SHOW: The SteelDrivers, Parker Millsap, Taarka, and The Ransom Notes played Music City Roots.
- RELEASE: Ex-Paramore guitarist Josh Farro unveiled three new tunes from his latest project Farro, ahead of a show at 3rd & Lindsley.
- RELEASE: Local rapper Jung Youth unveiled a touching track in memory of his grandmother.
- VIDEO: twenty one pilots played “Heavydirtysould” on Fallon ahead of their summer show at Ascend Amphitheater.
- VIDEO: Local rockers Cage the Elephant stopped by The Tonight Show to perform their new single “Mess Around.”
- VIDEO: Tim Easton debuted a live video for new track “Beat the Band” as part of his 100 Songs in 100 Days project.
- CONTEST: Ticket Giveaway: Dr. Dog | April 2 at The Ryman
- CONTEST: Ticket Giveaway: Lamb of God & Anthrax | Jan. 20 at Marathon Music Works
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