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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Versus Me Shares Video For Their Cover Of Tears For Fears Classic “Shout”


Rising metalcore band Versus Me have shared their video for their cover of 1980s Pop-Rock classic ‘Shout’ by Tears For Fears. You can watch it below or stream it on Spotify. The band was attracted to the song since it has a message that resonates loudly with the state of the world today, as much or more so than when it was first released. The track was produced by Josh Napert and mixed/mastered by Joel Wanasek (Machine Head, Miyavi, Phinehas).Continue reading


The 2017 94.1 JJO Sonic Boom Festival Will Feature Rise Against, Stone Sour, Mastodon, Five Finger Death Punch, And More!


The 2017 ‘94.1 JJO Sonic Boom’ festival has just announced their lineup, and it’s going to be HUGE. Continue reading