Festival Fever: Shockwave Festival @ Northern Lights, 7/20/12

The Shockwave Festival is a new touring metal festival making its debut on the scene this summer. The fest will be on the road for just over a month, touring the U.S. and Canada during July and August.

And one of the tour stops will be right here in Nippertown.

The Shockwave Festival is slated to pull into Northern Lights in Clifton Park on Friday, July 20. The headbanging is slated to get underway shortly after the doors open at 1pm. Scheduled to go on sale to the general public at 10am on Monday (May 7), tix are priced at $25 in advance; $28 at the door.

Here’s the lineup for this summer’s inaugural run:

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Dirge Within
Forged In Flame
Last Chance to Reason
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ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2012:

Downtown Albany Blues Music Competition @ various locations, Albany, 5/4/12 FREE
Behemoth Music Festival II @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs, 5/4/12
Banjo Summit @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, 5/4-5/12
J.B. Scott’s Reunion @ Michael’s Banquet House, Cohoes, 5/5/12
WILDWOODstock @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs, 5/6/12
Albany Tulip Festival @ Washington Park, Albany, 5/12-13/12, FREE
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 5/31-6/1/12
Art on Lark @ Lark Street, Albany, 6/9/12, FREE
The Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 6/22-24/12
Friehofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 6/30-7/1/12
CountryFest @ the Times Union Center, Albany, 7/7/12
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 7/31/12
SAWFest Music Festival @ Salem Art Works, Salem, 8/18/12
FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/21-23/12

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