Float Fest 2017

Float Fest 2017

July 22, 2017 - July 23, 2017
July 22, 2017 - July 23, 2017


A music festival is a festival oriented towards music that is sometimes presented with a theme such as musical genre, nationality, or locality of musicians, or holiday. They are commonly held outdoors, and are often inclusive of other attractions such as food and merchandise vending, performance art, and social activities. Many festivals are annual, or repeat at some other interval. Some, including many rock festivals, are held only once. Some festivals are organized as for-profit concerts and others are benefits for a specific cause. Another type of music festival is the educative type, organized annually in local communities, regionally, or nationally, for the benefit of amateur musicians of all ages and grades of achievement.

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Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, guitar), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass guitar, backing vocals). Weezer has sold 9.2 million albums in the US and over 17 million worldwide.[1]

After signing to Geffen Records in 1993, the band released its debut self-titled album, also known as the Blue Album, in 1994. Backed by successful music videos for the singles "Buddy Holly", "Undone – The Sweater Song" and "Say It Ain't So", the Blue Album became a triple-platinum success. Weezer's second album, Pinkerton (1996), featuring a darker, more abrasive sound, was a commercial failure and initially received mixed reviews, but went on to achieve cult status and critical acclaim years later. Both the Blue Album and Pinkerton are now frequently cited among the best albums of the 1990s. Following the tour for Pinkerton, bassist Matt Sharp left the band and Weezer went on hiatus.

In 2001, Weezer returned with another self-titled album, also known as the Green Album, with new bassist Mikey Welsh. With a more pop sound, and promoted by singles "Hash Pipe" and "Island in the Sun", the album was a commercial success and received mostly positive reviews. After the album's release, Welsh left the band and was replaced by current bassist Scott Shriner. Weezer's fourth album, Maladroit, was released in May 2002 to mostly positive reviews but weaker sales.

Weezer's fifth album, Make Believe, was released in May 2005; despite mixed reviews, its single "Beverly Hills" became Weezer's first single to top the US Modern Rock Tracks chart and the first to reach the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100. In June 2008, Weezer's third self-titled album, also known as the Red Album, featuring "TR-808s, synths, Southern rap, and baroque counterpoint," was released to mixed reviews.[2] Its lead single, "Pork and Beans", became the band's third song to top the Modern Rock Tracks chart, backed by a successful YouTube music video.

Weezer's seventh and eighth albums, Raditude (2009) and Hurley (2010), featured more "modern pop production"[3] and songs co-written with other artists, achieved further mixed reviews and moderate sales. The band's ninth and tenth albums, Everything Will Be Alright in the End (2014) and the band’s fourth self-titled album, also known as the White Album (2016), returned to a rock style and achieved more positive reviews.

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Austin's Walker Lukens exposes local influences at Float Fest 2017
  –  July 25, 2017
MARTINDALE, TEXAS - For Austin musician Walker Lukens, Float Fest was basically in his backyard. And with headliners like Zedd, Cage the Elephant and MGMT on the bill, we’d say it was a pretty sweet gig. This year’s fest -- which boasts itself as the ...
How an Online Contest Gave Two Local Creatives Their Big Break
  –  July 25, 2017
Clements just got back from covering Float Fest in San Marcos, and Leon is training almost daily for a huge lineup of competitions. At the end of the six weeks, they’ll reconvene in Austin for the Wrap Up party featuring the work of all the global winners. "
Float Fest 2017: Sunday Recap
  –  July 24, 2017
The second and final day of the annual Float Fest roared on Sunday after campers and attendees took their second rounds of floating through the San Marcos River. The second day was marked with plenty of dust and dirt flying through the air, dark clouds and ...
Float Fest welcomes thousands, adds security
  –  July 24, 2017
Thousands crowd the San Marcos River for the fourth annual Float Fest. (KXAN photo) MARTINDALE, Texas (KXAN) – The fourth annual Float Fest along the San Marcos River brought in thousands of people from all around the state. The festival has been rather ...
Float Fest 2017 Day One with Neon Indian, Passion Pit and Zedd
  –  July 23, 2017
Float Fest takes advantage of Central Texas’ strong culture of tubing along the San Marcos River. Day one of the festival featured several big name artists performing adjacent to Cool River Ranch, where festival-goers are able to cool off from the ...
Float Fest 2017 got off to a hot start Saturday, north of San Antonio
  –  July 22, 2017
Float Fest is expected to draw more than 10,000 to the tiny Texas town of Martindale this weekend. Here is a look at day 1 of the music festival. Float Fest is expected to draw more than 10,000 to the tiny Texas town of Martindale this weekend. Here is a ...
Float Fest 2017 San Marcos, TX
  –  July 22, 2017
The Float Fest will be held on July 22-23, 2017. The annual music festival combines tubing the beautiful San Marcos River with live music, camping, and a carnival on a ranch on the San Marcos River. The 2017 music lineup features Zedd; Weezer; Cage The ...
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
  –  July 20, 2017
Float Fest and more major music events top our roundup of the best ... Logic and Joey Bada$$ both dropped new albums in 2017: Everybody and All-Amerikkkan Bada$$, respectively. Patsy Cline's legacy will be celebrated with some of her most iconic songs ...
Float Fest Returns with Weezer, Zedd and top Austin bands
  –  July 19, 2017
A limited number of tickets remain for the nearly sold-out show according to event organizers. The 2017 version of Float Fest offers a different approach to booking and scheduling than past dates with Saturday’s acts leaning heavily on the electronic/hip ...
Float Fest 2017
  –  July 19, 2017
We love music festivals as much as you do. Music Festival Wizard is dedicated to covering the scene, the experience, and the music with news, lineups, reviews, and commentary. See you this summer somewhere down the gypsy road.
10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend
  –  July 19, 2017
$24-$237, 7pm Sat, AT&T Center, One AT&T Center Pkwy., (210) 444-5000, attcenter.com. – CC If the whole idea of Float Fest — the Central Texas music festival that encourages and even facilitates tubing (though you can't actually float while watching ...
Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: July 21-23
  –  July 19, 2017
Float Fest. Find more exciting things to do using the Texas Highways Events Calendar database. A 2017 James Beard Award nominee and executive chef of Hugo’s Restaurant, Hugo Ortega, will journey to Marathon’s 12 Gage Restaurant this summer for this ...
Your Guide to this Year's Float Fest
  –  July 17, 2017
Back in October 2016, thanks to some lame grumbling (and perhaps a few legit gripes) from residents on and around the San Marcos River, Float Fest was initially denied its permit for 2017 by Guadalupe County Commissioners. However, the permit was ...
Float Fest 2017 is Ready to Rock Your World in San Marcos
  –  June 23, 2017
For the fourth year in a row, Float Fest is gearing up to make a splash in San Marcos the weekend of July 22 & 23. Cool River Ranch will once again host this two-day Texas Hill Country festival on its 220 acres in Martindale, combining the opportunity to ...
Float Fest returns to the New River Sunday
  –  June 22, 2017
TODD — Wahoo’s Adventures, the High Country’s original river outfitter, is bringing Float Fest, an annual river festival that benefits local nonprofits, back to the New River on June 25. For 2017, Wahoo’s is partnering with Boondocks Brewing Tap ...
Float Fest 2017, San Marcos [TX, USA]
  –  June 21, 2017
About: Float Fest first started in 2014 becoming an annual festival. The first edition was held at Cool River Ranch followed by the second year in August 28-30. The festival celebrates now its fourth anniversary in a two-day event mixing different genres ...
July Texas Events Guide
  –  June 15, 2017
Access to Great Texas Mosquito Festival http://mosquitofestival.com/ Great Texas Mosquito Festival http://mosquitofestival.com/ Clute July 2729, 2017 In most places ... The fourth annual Float Fest will take over Cool River Ranchs 220-acre riverfront ...
  –  June 8, 2017
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