- by Variance Staff
- August 2, 2013
Justin Timberlake, Muse, Phoenix and J. Cole will join Elton John and Katy Perry, among other A-list performers at this year's iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas. Clear Channel announced the performers Monday, which will also include Chris Brown, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Keith Urban, Miguel and fun. The two-day festival will be held Sept. 20-21 at MGM Grand Garden Arena, with host Ryan Seacrest.
Following another creative few days of teasing band names, Austin City Limits Music Festival early Tuesday revealed its full lineup, adding to previously announced acts fun., The Cure, Haim, Local Natives The Joy Formidable, Grouplove, Shovels & Rope, Kaskade and True Believers. This year's two-weekend fest runs Oct. 4-6 and Oct. 11-13 in Austin's Zilker Park.
Although Austin City Limits Music Festival will not reveal its full lineup until May 7, Muse revealed during an interview with Montreal's CHOM 97.7 that they are set to be one of the headliners at this year's event, which will encompass two weekends for the first time—Oct. 4-6 and Oct. 11-13.
SXSW ever year presents a lot of excitement, a lot of hype and a lot of craziness. And it's also a big mess of confusion, if you're not careful. As the festival becomes more and more overcrowded, the party-hopping on 6th Street can be kind of stressful. Luckily, there are individuals and brands that have learned from experience and stepped up to help festival-goers.
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