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Fest announcements run from bluegrass to Bassnectar

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The third annual Summer Set Music Festival, Aug. 15-17 at the Somerset Amphitheater in Northern Wisconsin, hosts Bassnectar, Wu-Tang Clan, The Disco Biscuits, Big Gigantic, Flying Lotus, Chromeo, Chance the Rapper, Schoolboy Q and Datsik. Additional artists will be added in the coming weeks.

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This year’s fest will also feature an expanded festival grounds, as the Grove Tent has been expanded to a full stage and a newEDM stage has been added.

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Bassnectar also headlines the first night of the North Coast Music Festival, Aug. 29-31 at Chicago’s Union Park. Kid Cudi and STS9 headline Saturday while Snoop Dogg wraps up the fest on Sunday.

The lineup includes Lettuce, Papadosio, Slightly Stoopid, Washed Out, Break Science, Cosby Sweater, The New Deal, Boombox, Action Bronson, Wild Belle and Washed Out.

The festival grounds will be expanded this year and the stage areas will be rerouted in order to allow better traffic flow.

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The Great South Bay Music Festival returns July 18-20 at Shorefront Park in Patchogue, New York with headliners BB King, moe. and Taking Back Sunday.

The lineup also includes Anders Osborne, Conspirator, Max Creek, The London Souls, Zach Deputy, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Commander Cody, Max Creek, The London Souls, Turbine, Homegrown String Band and Dead Ahead.

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The International Bluegrass Music Museum’s Romp Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival brings together pioneering veterans and the latest sensations. It takes place June 25-28 at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, Kentucky.

The lineup includes Old Crow Medicine Show, Sam Bush Band, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, David Grisman’s Folkjazz Trio, Del McCoury Band, Railroad Earth, The Wood Brothers, Sarah Jarosz and Noam Pikelny.

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The Gratifly Music and Arts Festival, July 24-27 at Avalon in Westminster, South Carolina, hosts Papadosio, Opiuo, Random Rab, Earphunk, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, a performance by the Gratifly Symphony, Earphunk, Greenhouse Lounge and Push/Pull among others.

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