We’re going to continually add to this post with news on our artists playing 2015 Festivals. Here’s what we know so far! Things in italics have passed.
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL
Oct 2-4 + Oct 9-11 Austin, TX
Alabama Shakes, Houndmouth, Kurt Vile and the Violators
BIG EARS FESTIVAL
March 27-29, Knoxville, TN
Steve Gunn, Holly Herndon, Jamie xx, Perfume Genius, tUnE-yArDs
June 11-14, Manchester, TN
Alabama Shakes, Belle & Sebastian, Benjamin Booker, Houndmouth, Iceage, Jamie xx, Jungle, SBTRKT
April 10-12 + April 17-19, Indio, CA
Belle & Sebastian, FKA Twigs, Interpol, Jamie xx, Jungle, Kaytranada, Perfume Genius, SBTRKT
July 17-18, Eau Claire, WI
from the A2IM press release
A2IM announced the nominees for the 4th Annual Libera Awards (The ‘LIBBYs’), to be held Thursday, June 25 at NYC’s Highline Ballroom, closing out A2IM’s 10th anniversary and annual Indie Week. The Libera Awards, co-presented by Pandora, celebrate the continually expanding successes of Independent labels and artists – and the services that support them – and are voted on solely by members of the Independent community.
Beggars Group (4AD, Matador, XL, Young Turks) lead with 11 nominations, including 4 for FKA Twigs (“Album of the Year”, “Best Sync”, “Groundbreaking Album”, “Video of the Year”); followed by Warp Records who scored 6 nominations, including 3 for Aphex Twin (“Album of the Year”, “Marketing Genius”, “Creative Packaging”); Mass Appeal scored 5 nominations, including 4 for Run the Jewels (“Album of the Year”, “Marketing Genius”, “Hardest Working Artist”, “Groundbreaking Album”); Concord Music Group (Concord Records, Loma Vista, Fantasy)...