It seems like just a few months ago festival season seemed a distant memory, but it’s 2017 and music festivals are back! So What?! Festival in Texas will be celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, and to celebrate this occasion in the biggest way possible, they will be taking over multiple venues in Deep Ellum on Friday, March 24th to kick off the weekend and then bring some of the best names in the scene to AirHogs Stadium (formerly known as QuikTrip Park) on Saturday and Sunday (March 25th and 26th). Expect lots of 10-year album celebrations as well as the best current popular bands in the scene! The Deep Ellum shows will feature intimate “secret shows” from some of the festivals headliners as well plenty of other bands!
So What?! Music Festival is proud to announce the artists including: Mayday Parade, Every Time I Die, Dance Gavin Dance, We The Kings, Set Your Goals, Chon, Envy on The Coast, Four Year Strong, Forever The Sickest Kids, The Friday Night Boys, Attila, Emmure, After The Burial, Backwordz, Capsize, Escape The Fate, Fit For an Autopsy, Invent Animate, I See Stars, Kublai Khan, Like Moths To Flames, Sworn In, The Story So Far, Backtrack, Knuckle Punk, Power Trip, Turnstile, Between California & Summer, Can’t Swim, Capstan, Drug Church, Harm’s Way, Jesus Piece, Kid Liberty, Let It Happen, Light Years, Milestones, and Sleep On It. Additional announcements with all new artists will be revealed soon, stay tuned!
Different from other music festivals, So What?! Music Festival is a “festival made by fans for fans,” stated founder and promoter Mike Ziemer. Ziemer and his company Third String Festivals had a vision to create a more intimate ambiance for fans at a reasonable price. Located just a few hours shy of Austin, So What?! Music Festival delivers an array of musical acts including rock, metal, folk, dance, pop, and pop-punk. Previous artists include Asking Alexandria, The Early November, Motion City Soundtrack, G-Eazy, Pierce The Veil, Cartel, Sleeping With Sirens, A Day To Remember, Taking Back Sunday, and more. As one of the fastest growing festivals in the state of Texas, there is no stopping So What?! Music Festival.
Owner/Founder, Mike Ziemer had this to say about the festival:
“When I started my business, it was just something I was doing for fun, but creating So What?! Music Festival is what made it a career. This festival is a year-round commitment to our fans to produce an event that’s worth them coming from all 50 states and over a dozen countries. This festival is their festival, and over the last ten years, the bands that have worked their way from a small local band to a main stage headliner is incredible. This ten year is our chance to bring some bands back to life, celebrate some 10-year albums, and continue showcasing bands that have been with us since day one of their careers. To be able to bring this event to Deep Ellum and the Ballpark is the the best way we could possibly celebrate everything that this festival was, is, and will be.”
Ticket Information: SoWhatMusicFestival.com
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