Christian McKnight of Live Nation and The Bamboozle Festival comes into The Gunz Show studios and discusses his history of booking shows and partnering with bands, to the D.I.Y. ethic that he prides himself on, to also what to expect for this year’s Bamboozle festival.
Just one week out from the glorious return of Bamboozle Festival after a 10-year hiatus, the festival has announced its decision to cancel the May 5-7 event. This year’s 2023 fest would mark Bamboozle Festival’s 20th anniversary and had scheduled performances from some of the largest names across an array of genres. Today the festival deleted their twitter account, along with all posts on their Instagram. In regards to the cancellation, they quickly uploaded a statement to instagram. Read it below: “After extensive discussions, we have made the heartbreaking decision to cancel Bamboozle 2023. An incredible amount of time, dedication,… Read more »
More than 10 years after the iconic Bamboozle festival packed away their gear for the last time in 2012, we now have day-to-day lineup details for their 2023 event (cue our uncontrollable excitement)! In January, Bamboozle announced their lineup via an old-school, faux Myspace page. Rather than leaning into the nostalgic emo era Myspace was famous for, the lineup includes a plethora of genres and performances. The festival will be resurrected on May 5-7 at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ, and will allow you to purchase single-day tickets. You can buy tickets for all three days and single-day passes… Read more »
Music had been my whole world, but this fest showed me that the world was even bigger and wilder than I could have imagined.
Today we’ve got Saturday Night Live’s Hosts and Musical Guests for the finale of Season 46, The Governors Ball 2021 lineup, and official dates for Bamboozle.
The full Skate and Surf Festival lineup was announced today with the addition of multiple bands, including Real Friends, Hit the Lights, and Diamond Youth.
I spoke with John about this year’s festival – he says there will be even MORE bands announced, and addresses how the festival came about this year, the game plan behind it, going the opposite direction from an EDM focused fest, and bringing it back to the Rock.
The Gunz Show had an in depth interview with Skate and Surf creator John D’Esposito. John explained what went wrong with Bamboozle and who was to blame for his departure. He also discusses the reformation of the Skate and Surf Festival and the start of GameChanger World.
The first annual Today’s Mixtape Festival will take place on Long Island, NY July 6th-8th. Two of our staff writers are getting you set for the festival with 8 bands playing the festival that you need to check out now.
Due to Travis Barker’s emergency tonsillectomy, Blink-182 has been forced to cancel all of their May 2012 tour dates, including their appearance at the Bamboozle Festival.