Edgefest 102.1 The Edge Schedule
In the twenty-four years since Edgefest first began it has grown by leaps and
bounds. What originally started as a small concert staged to show thanks to listeners of 102.1 The Edge, an alternative rock
radio station based out of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, has grown into a full day of music and fun featuring some of the top
musical acts in the world. The festival brings in some of the biggest names in all of music, whether they be indie rock, alternative,
hip hop, or pop performers and combine that with delicious food and beverages to make a unique festival that no one will want
to miss. Be sure to get your tickets for Edgefest from StubHub today while they are still available.
This year's Edgefest
will be held on April 26th at Toyota Stadium in Dallas, Texas, home of FC Dallas of Major League Soccer. This year' s festivities
kick off promptly at noon and it is shaping up to be the best Edgefest yet. The line up features several incredible acts including
Beck, the Avett Brothers, Switchfoot, MS MR, Bastille, and more. Toyota Stadium is one of the most popular venues in all of
Dallas and offers scenic views and ample space for concert goers to wander around while taking a break from the music at the
main stage. With a line up like that at one of the best venues in the country, who can resist attending the 2014 Edgefest?
About the Bands
The 2014 Edgefest will feature some of the biggest acts yet. Beck has been a fixture on the pop
scene for more than 20 years since his single Loser became a huge hit in 1993. He has released platinum albums and several
hit singles including Where It's At, Devil's Haircut, Girl, E-Pro, Guero, and many more. The Avett Brothers have become quite
well-known since the release of I and Love and You, their successful 2009 release.which was produced by Rick Rubin. Switchfoot
have been one of the biggest alternative rock bands in the world since the release of their 2003 album The Beautiful Letdown.
MS MR's single Bones was featured on the trailer for the hit television show Game of Thrones and their debut full length,
Secondhand Rapture, was released in 2013 to much critical acclaim. British pop band Bastille have scored a huge hit both in
England and in the United States with their song Pompeii. All of these bands and more will make Edgefest 2014 an event to
remember. If you have never made it out to an Edgefest this would be the best year to finally attend one, and if you have
been to the event before you know how great it can be and that an incredible line up like this one will only help to make
the experience even better.
Edgefest has been a big hit right from the start. The immensely
popular event has featured some of the best alternative acts in the world over the years including Pearl Jam, Sugarcubes,
The Charlatans, Tripping Daisy, The Origin, Seether, Nickelback, My Chemical Romance, Staind, Muse, Placebo, The Killers,
Kaiser Chiefs, The Toadies, Weezer, Blue October, Beck, INXS, Social Distortion, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Everclear, Default,
KoRn, Hole, Deftones, Phoenix, Cake, The Black Keys, Cage the Elephant, Flogging Molly and Drowning Pool.
Once you enter Toyota Stadium for Edgefest you are immediately aware that you have entered a special event.
From the picturesque views and the beautiful green areas to the to the excited concert goers and enthusiastic musicians thrilled
to be part of such a magical weekend it is clear early on that this will be one of the best concerts you have ever attended.
The sound system and the unbelievable light shows put on are world class and will have you believing you have been transported
into another universe, away from all of your daily concerns and able to fully focusing on partying and dancing the night away
with your best friends and thousands of other music lovers. Music festivals are always a great time and filled with numerous
acts you might not otherwise get to see live, which is part of the fun. You never know which performers will steal the show
and surprise you as being one of the highlights. The festival is spread out across multiple stages, meaning that at any particular
time during the full day of music and fun there is sure to be at least one great act playing, and it is likely that you will
want to go back and forth between stages to catch parts of every performer you hope to see.
The Edge has released seven editions of The Edge Home Movies including the 1994 version which featured footage from that year's
Edgefest alongside footage from the 1994 Lollapalooza. The film Angry Blue Planet by Jerry Lentz also featured footage of
the very first Edgefest and a brief documentary on the concert.