Festival Fever: The Big Up

After taking a year’s hiatus in 2012, the Big Up is back with a new festival location and the the first round of band announcements for 2013.

Last held at Sunnyview Faym in Ghent in 2011, the Big Up will be landing at the Hemlock Hollow Farm in Claverack, on August 8-10. The new venue has three times as much woods camping as in years past.

Early bird weekend tickets – or as the Big Upsters call ’em, “Far Out” tickets – are now available in limited quantities for $95.

Here’s the initial round of bands for the 2013 Big Up festival:

Holy Fuck
Abakus live band
(world premiere)
Chris Keating DJ set (Yeasayer)
Jojo Mayer & Nerve
Higher Organix
Kung Fu
Brothers Past
Normal Instruments
Party Supplies

Snoe.down @ Killington Ski Resort, Killington & Rutland, 3/21-24/13
Move Music Festival @ various locations, Albany, 4/26-27/13
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/6-9/13
A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/13-15/13
Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival @ Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, 6/15-16/13
Solid Sound Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 6/21-23/13
Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 6/21-23/13

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