So What?! Music Festival
Quiktrip Park; Grand Prairie, TX
Saturday, March 19th – Sunday, 20th, 2016
Written by Caitlyn Willard
So What?! had an incredible lineup this year with headliners including Underoath, Saosin, Neck Deep, State Champs, New Found Glory and Beartooth. There was a vast variety of genres to please all festival goer’s. A
Last month, the So What?! Music Festival announced the lineup for its ninth edition which will be taking place on March 19th and 20th at Quiktrip Park in Grand Prairie, TX. The lineup so far is pretty damn incredible, including acts Underoath, New Found Glory, Bayside, Blessthefall, State Champs and Saosin. Just a couple of weeks ago, the festival updated its lineup, adding over 20 additional artists. You can find the fully updated list below!
For more information on the festival, including tickets and packages, click here!
Saturday, March 19th: New Found Glory, Bayside, Neck Deep, State Champs, Real Friends, Blessthefall, Citizen, Emery, Escape The Fate, Fenix TX, Have Mercy, Hundredth, Knuckle Puck, Miss May I, New Years Day, Slaves, This Wild Life, Turnover, Unwritten Law, 7 Minutes In Heaven, A Will Away, Bad Luck, Bonfires, Capsize, Capture The Crown, Forever Came Calling, Hotel Books, Like Pacific, Major League, Mariner, Milk Teeth, Movements, My Only Safe Haven, Myka Relocate, Outline In Color, Picturesque, Radio City, Seasons Change, Seaway, SECRETS, Sorority Noise, Speak Low If You Speak Love, The Plot In You, Too Close To Touch, Under Dog House, Where Crowds May Gather, Will Deely
Sunday, March 20th: Underoath, The Devil Wears Prada, Saosin w/Anthony Green, Beartooth, Dance Gavin Dance, Silverstein, The Word Alive, Being As An Ocean, Born of Osiris, Emarosa, He Is Legend, I See Stars, Stray From The Path, The Contortionist, Zao, ’68, A Lot Like Birds, Artifex Pereo, Assuming We Survive, Chunk! No Captain Chunk!, Covet with Yvette Young, Cruel Hand, Currents, Fire From The Gods, Ghost Key, Hail The Sun, Hazing, Kingdom of Giants, Little Envy, Kublai Khan, Monuments, Rarity, Silent Planet, Stolas, The CMDWN, The Ongoing Concept, Tides of Man, Uh Huh Baby Yeah, Words Like Daggers
If you’re asking yourself, ‘wait – I thought it was called South By So What?!,’ you are correct. The music festival is back for it’s ninth year under the new name So What?! and will be taking place on March 19th and 20th at Quiktrip Park in Grand Prairie, TX. The lineup so far is pretty damn incredible, including acts Underoath, New Found Glory, Bayside, Blessthefall, State Champs, Saosin, and more!
Tickets are $50 for both Saturday and Sunday, but fans can also purchase a 2-day weekend pass for only $75! In addition, there will be three different VIP packages: –VIP Star Package is $150 and includes: 2-day VIP ticket, limited edition festival poster, t-shirt, 3D Laminate, Souvenir 3D ticket, early entry, full access to the pre/after party, and meet and greet! –VIP Rockstar Package is $250 and includes: 2-day VIP ticket, main stage VIP viewing area with private bathrooms, limited edition festival poster, t-shirt, 3D Laminate, Souvenir 3D ticket, early entry, vip area access, full access to the pre/after party, and So What?! Festival water bottle –VIP Superstar Package is $350 and includes: 2-day VIP ticket, main stage VIP viewing area with private bathrooms, limited edition festival poster, t-shirt, 3D Laminate, Souvenir 3D ticket, early entry, vip area access, full access to the pre/after party, So What?! Festival water bottle, parking in front lot just steps from entry gate and exclusive parking pass air freshener!
Below you can find the full list of artists that have been announced so far and which date they will be performing at!
Saturday, March 19th: New Found Glory, Bayside, Neck Deep, State Champs, Real
Friends, Blessthefall, Escape The Fate, Knuckle Puck, Citizen, This Wild Life,
Emery, Turnover, New Years Day, Have Mercy, Hundredth, 7 Minutes In Heaven, A
Will Away, Bad Luck, Bonfires, Capture The Crown, Currents, Ghost Key, Hotel
Books, Like Pacific, Major League, Mariner, Milk Teeth, Movements, My Only Safe
Haven, Myka Relocate, Outline In Color, Radio City, Seasons Change, Seaway,
SECRETS, Silent Planet, Sorority Noise, Too Close To Touch
Sunday, March 20th: Underoath, The Devil Wears Prada, Saosin
w/Anthony Green, Beartooth, The Word Alive, Born of Osiris, Zao, The
Contortionist, I See Stars, Stray From The Path, He Is Legend, Emarosa, Being
As An Ocean, ’68, Artifex Pereo, Assuming We Survive, Covet with Yvette Young,
Cruel Hand, Currents, Hazing, Kingdom of Giants, Little Envy, Monuments, Rarity
Stolas, The CMDWN, The Ongoing Concept, The Plot In You, Tides of Man
Pop-punkers, New Found Glory, have announced a reissue of their latest album Resurrection titled Resurrection: Ascension. To be released on October 9th via Hopeless Records, the reissue includes 7 additional tracks including two new songs, two new versions of tracks including the new version of “Vicious Love” featuring Hayley Williams, and three acoustic tracks!
Resurrection: Ascension pre-order packages include an exclusive vinyl variant with a limited pressing of 1000, which can be found here!
Below you can find the track listing for Resurrection: Ascension!
1. Selfless 2. Resurrection 3. The Worst Person 4. The Enemy * 5. Ready and Willing II * 6. The Crown * 7. One More Round 8. Vicious Love (feat. Hayley Williams) * 9. Persistent 10. Stories Of A Different Kind 11. Degenerate 12. Angel 13. Stubborn 14. Living Hell 15. On My Own 16. Ready and Willing (Acoustic) * 17. Persistent (Acoustic) * 18. Living Hell (Acoustic) * 19. Vicious Love 20. Ready and Willing
Well. This is one tour we are super freakin excited about! Last week, New Found Glory and Yellowcard hinted at some big news and here it is – the two bands will be hitting the road for a co-headlining tour this fall with special guest, Tigers Jaw.
When talking about the tour, New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert says, “Yellowcard and NFG share a lot of the same fans and we knew putting together a tour like this would make a lot of people happy. Both bands have long careers and out lasted the trends to develop real core fans. Tigers Jaw is an awesome band that I love who also have a cult like following! Gonna be fun getting to watch them every night on the tour.”
Special VIP pre-sale packages are available and include the following: – ticket – limited edition 7" of New Found Glory covering Yellowcard’s “Illuminate” and Yellowcard performing New Found Glory’s “Ready and Willing” (only available as part of the VIP package) – photo opportunity with both bands together – exclusive poster – laminate
For more information on VIP pre-sale packages, click here! For a full list of tour dates, see below!
10.8 – Scottsdale, AZ @ Livewire 10.10 -Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey 10.11 – Houston, TX @ House Of Blues 10.13 – Jacksonville, FL @ Mavericks At The Landing 10.14 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Live 10.16 – Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House Of Blues 10.17 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade 10.18 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz 10.20 – Norfolk, VA @ The Norva 10.22 – Silver Springs, MD @ The Fillmore 10.23 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory 10.24 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater 10.25 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall 10.27 – Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall 10.28 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom 10.30 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium 10.31 – Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center 11.2 – Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues 11.3 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall 11.5 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall 11.6 – Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall 11.7 – Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall 11.8 – St. Louis, MO @ Pageant 11.10 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall 11.11 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex 11.13 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox At The Market 11.14 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater 11.15 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom 11.17 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades 11.18 – Anaheim, CA @ House Of Blues 11.20 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern 11.21 – Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl 11.22 – San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues
Some of you may be familiar with What’s Eating Gilbert, the musical endeavor of New Found Glory’s lead guitarist, Chad Gilbert. The band, who previously toured with acts like Matt Pryor and Yellowcard, announced their signing to Hopeless Records earlier this month. Along with the signing came a new album and tour announcement!
What’s Eating Gilbert’s new album, That New Sound You’re Looking For, is set to be released on July 10th, but fans can check out the first single on June 2nd. You can also catch What’s Eating Gilbert on the Sorry State of Mind tour with Anthony Raneri, which kicks off on July 9th. For the full list of tour dates, click here!