Bamboozle Announces Lineup Additions
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 14:02:59
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The Bamboozle Festival, the annual three-day music extravaganza scheduled for April 29th, 30th and May 1st at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, has announced new additions to its already exciting and diverse roster. Newly added performers include: 30 Seconds to Mars, Plain White T's, and Travie McCoy. A brand new stage, The Temple of Boozle, hosting some of the hottest DJs in the country has added Wolfgang Gartner joining previously announced DJs, Super Mash Bros., The Hood Internet and Wait What.
Previously announced performers include: the recent Grammy Award winner Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Mötley Crüe, Taking Back Sunday, The Gaslight Anthem, Wiz Khalifa, LMFAO, Chiddy Bang, Dashboard Confessional, and Further Seems Forever featuring original members including Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba, Alkaline Trio, Sam Adams, Thrice, A Day to Remember, New Found Glory performing their own set and a Ramones tribute featuring Marky Ramone, Circa Survive, Waka Flocka Flame, Streetlight Manifesto, RX Bandits, and many more! Bamboozle is as diverse as it gets.
Tickets for three-day passes and single day tickets are currently available for purchase. For ticket information, additional artists announced and a festival schedule please go here.
Keeping with the tradition of getting fans involved, this year the festival launched the ultimate fan appreciation program, "BoozleTwist." Fans have been signing up in droves for the program which is powered by CrowdTwist on TheBamboozle.com. Launched earlier this month, the program allows fans to interact and earn points for promotional activities they do online via Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and on Bamboozle's website. In turn, they'll receive amazing Bamboozle rewards and unique VIP artist experiences. In addition, another contest was held, "I Booked Bamboozle" where fans were invited to suggest bands for the 2011 lineup.
Returning this year are several events attendees won't want to miss. The B-Boy Battle, a breakdancing battle, held on the stage of the same name where the grand prize is the largest cash prize to ever be awarded for a breakdancing competition in the United States and The Break Contest which, since 2005, has served as the official unsigned band competition of the festival. The winner will receive a performance slot on the main stage and other prizes. Originally held only at New Jersey venues, last year The Break Contest expanded to other states including New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Preliminary rounds began last month and finals will be held in April.
The Bamboozle Festival has become a staple of the music festival circuit drawing over 80,000 fans. Since its inception in 2003, the festival has consistently featured the best music talent from established to new artists spanning multiple music genres.
I go every year and you should too!
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