In North America the Virgin name, and recently the Virgin Mobile brand, is used in full to increase brand association, compared with the UK and Australian festivals, where association is simply implied through the use of the V. Like the other variants of the V Festival, the events are sponsored by Virgin Mobilein this case, either the US or Canadian versions. Virgin Festival took place in Vancouver on May 20 and 21, as well as a return to Pimlico Race Track  in Baltimore for an expanded two-day event on August 4 and 5 and Toronto on September 8 and 9.
Back for its sixth year, the Festival, produced by Live Nation Canada in partnership with festival creators brand. In its full lineup release today, the Festival announced an eclectic roster of artists from all genres, including internationally renowned musicians, emerging local talent, and legendary electronic dance music EDM artists who will once again be featured in the Blueprint Arena presented by Bacardi, curated by Blueprint Events. Artists accessible enough for all music fans but cutting edge enough for the most discernible music critic.
The Virgin Fest has been postponed until in order for Virgin and Big Concerts to secure the international artists that South Africans want to see. Read more about the announcement and what to do if you have already bought tickets on www. There will be over 18 bands playing for almost 12 hours to an expected total crowd of 60
And I give Virgin huge props for making it free, due to the economy, but still scoring absolutely top-notch talent. And, one of my favorite people from the day: Free Hug Guy. Sometimes maligned, occasionally tackled by drunk frat boy types, but basically in it for the love. Hey, it may not be technical, but think of that riff: Does it not chug?
Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday. Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Howard County. But they had hinted in previous years that the free shows would not go on indefinitely.
San Diego, CA. And while the bands and venues have changed over the years, one thing that has not is Kyocera's presence as the festival's premier sponsor. Looking to give music fans a break from today's challenging economy, Virgin Mobile USA dubbed this year's event "FreeFest" and made all tickets free.
Also promised are premium food and beverage vendors, eco-focused hydration stations, clean flushing toilets, premium lodging and transportation options and more. You will need to upgrade your browser or click below to download the latest version. Browse News.
Richard Branson may in fact be the man. It was almost as if two festivals were going on simultaneously. Say you liked top 40 and just wanted to, you know, chill out to some tunes.
From burlesque pole dancing lessons to graf artists spraying original works of art, to chilling out on the Bacardi Breezer dock, the entire festival-site will be jam-packed with one-of-a-kind surprises to keep you entertained during the sets. Virgin Festival is known for delivering a ton of mind-blowing experiences. Check out www.
Despite hopeful but erroneous reports Thursday that the three-day festival was definitely relocating to Merriweather Post, several logistical challenges remain, including whether any of the originally-signed bands are interested in playing. On the Woodstock 50 website, organizers still list the dates of the festival as Aug. However, after being denied permits in two locations, organizers have been searching for a place to hold the show. A person familiar with the situation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to discuss the plans publicly, told The Associated Press on Friday that Jay-Z will no longer close the planned August festival.