A traveling EDM festival might have seemed like a far-fetched notion, but Live Nation's IDentity is returning this year, with a show planned at
The festival, which last year attracted big-timer
Live Nation did not disclose last year's attendance numbers with Billboard, which ran the press release. Nice detail: "IDENTITY's sponsors include Rockstar Energy Drink, Emazing Lights, Slurpee, TIGI Bedhead, and Lifestyle Condoms." That's class right there. The Jiffy Lube show is July 27; tickets, starting at $20, go on sale Friday.
Also at Jiffy Lube:
But, they stuck around like a bad
Jiffy also has Rush September 9. The show is part of a new national tour, following last year's successful run, which played 1st Mariner. Expect strobe lights, pyrotechnics. Tickets go on sale May 4; cost has not been released.
Rams Head on Stage has an irresistible show in August: A TRIBUTE TO EARLY VAN HALEN. Cover band Atomic Punks has the titanic task of channeling the high kicks-and-spandex glory of early Diamond Dave. The show is August 31; tickets are $22.50.
Last year, the
For their new tour, supporting System of a Down, they won't have to deal with any of that mess, as they'll play a nominally bigger venue - the Verizon Center, August 7. Ticket information has not been released.