Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Norman Music Festival announces main stage and Jack Daniels stage lineups.

Fifth-annual festival to take place in Norman, Oklahoma from April 26th - 28th.


NMF5 to feature Portugal. The Man, Other Lives, Hayes Carll and more!


On April 26th, 27th and 28th, Norman, Oklahoma will rock to some of the best indie bands in the nation when the Norman Music Festival kicks off its fifth year.  The three-day event will take place on over a dozen local stages and includes headliners Portugal. The Man on the festival’s Main Stage and Hayes Carll on its Jack Daniels stage.

“The festival has lined up some incredible bands and we can’t wait to share them with the public,” says Norman Music Festival Chair, Steven White.

Downtown Norman (home to the University of Oklahoma and located approximately 30 minutes from Oklahoma City) will transform into one of the nation’s largest music festivals (last year’s attendance topped out at about 35,000) on the event’s third night.

In addition to headliner Portugal. The Man, the Main Stage lineup includes Other Lives (fresh off of a support tour with Radiohead), self-proclaimed American rock band Red Wanting Blue, The Weekend Hustler and Oklahoma-based artists including Tulsa’s Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Oklahoma City’s Modern Rock Diaries and Norman’s Rainbows Are Free and Crown Imperial.

The Norman Music Festival’s Jack Daniels Stage includes nationally known artists Hayes Carll, Alejandro Escovedo, The Giving Tree and The Possum Posse as well as locally-based artists Parker Millsap, The Damn Quails, Krystal Keith, Camille Harp and John Calvin.

A full list of bands performing at the 2012 Norman Music Festival will be available in April. The mission of the Norman Music Alliance is to promote live events for the community of Norman, Oklahoma, and the surrounding area that celebrates original music of many genres produced by local, regional and national musicians.


NOTE TO EDITORS: The Norman Music Festival would like to invite all media professionals to come out for the three-day event. This year, press and photo passes are not required. For bios and photos of the bands included in this release, please email Jen.Tregarthen@gmail.com.


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Contact Josh Bloom at Fanatic Promotion

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