INTERVIEW: Estevan Vega of Capulet Entertainment on Booking This Year’s Fest, and DIY Music


 

Author and Promoter Estevan Vega of Capulet Entertainment joins Ghost Cult Keefy to chat about the upcoming Capulet Fest 2023. The fest takes place at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Connecticut July 1 and 2nd, and features Memphis May Fire, Norma Jean, All That Remains, Anberlin, A Skylit Drive, Emery, Within The Ruins, and many more! We chatted with Estevan about his ten-year journey booking shows and now festivals, what it takes to book a festival and do it professionally, his career as an author, and more!

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Capulet Fest 2023 Books Memphis May Fire, Norma Jean, All That Remains, Anberlin, A Skylit Drive, Emery, Within The Ruins and More


Norma Jean, by Meg Loyal Photography

 

Capulet Festival returns to Connecticut this summer for an even bigger event than ever before. Taking place at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Connecticut July 1 and 2nd, the first features a ton of Metal, Metalcore, and post-Hardcore bands. Headlining the fest are Memphis May Fire and Norma Jean on night one, and All That Remains and Anberlin on night 2. They will be joined by A Skylit Drive, Emery, A Skylit Drive (playing Wires in full), Secrets, For the Fallen Dreams, Until I Wake, Famous Last Words, Catch Your Breath, Spoken, Outline in Color, Set for the Fall, Versus Me, Saul, Nerv, Awake at Last, VRSTY, Dead By Wednesday, Nowhere Left, and Magnets for Maniacs on night one. Night two also features Woe is Me, Savage Hands, Picturesque, Within the Ruins, Convictions, Any Given Sin, Dreamwake, Horizon Theory, Kingsmen, Uncured, Kill the Imposter, Rise Among Rivals, Destroy / Create, Little Us, Saved By Skarlet, and Gina Fritz.

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Shinedown, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Live, Taking Back Sunday, Seether, Skillet Booked For Inkcarceration 2019


Last year’s inaugural Inkcarceration Fest in Ohio was a smash! The fest is back in 2019 and looks big with Shinedown, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, +Live+, Taking Back Sunday, Seether, Skillet among the bands playing over three days in July 12th– 14th at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory. Ohio State Reformatory, a.k.a. Shawshank Prison, in Mansfield, OH – will feature over 30 bands on two outdoor stages, 70 tattoo artists, reformatory tours, gourmet food trucks, the best drinks and for the first time, the haunted house attraction, Escape from Blood Prison! The full line-up and links to buy tickets below. Watch the teaser for the fest now. Continue reading