Festival Fever: The Big Up

March 8th, 2013, 12:00 pm by Greg

After taking a year’s hiatus in 2012, the Big Up is back with a new festival location and the the first round of band announcements for 2013.

Last held at Sunnyview Faym in Ghent in 2011, the Big Up will be landing at the Hemlock Hollow Farm in Claverack, on August 8-10. The new venue has three times as much woods camping as in years past.

Early bird weekend tickets – or as the Big Upsters call ’em, “Far Out” tickets – are now available in limited quantities for $95.

Here’s the initial round of bands for the 2013 Big Up festival:

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Festival Fever: The Big Up, 7/28-30/11

July 26th, 2011, 2:30 pm by Greg

Since it started in 2007, the fest has gone by several different names – the Shirefest, OTT in the Shire, Let it Roll – but now it’s officially settled in as the Big Up, and it’s grown considerably since those early days.

The three-day festival rolls into beautiful Sunnyview Farm in Ghent on Thursday, and it promises more than 50 hours of music on multiple stages, as well as arts, culture and mind-blowing multimedia experiences.

The fest features three stages of simultaneous music during the day, and two more stages that continue to pump out the music all-night long.

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Festival Fever: The Big Up Announces Line-Up

March 7th, 2011, 10:00 am by Sara

The Big Up – a jam-band-oriented three-day festival – returns to Sunnyview Farm in Ghent for another year on Thursday-Saturday, July 28-30.

Organizers have unveiled the first round of band announcements, and here’s what they’ve got lined up so far:

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