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Mcdowell Mountain Music Festival

Festival season may seem like it’s a long time away,  but in Phoenix, things are already heating up as their signature festival for more than a decade, McDowell Mountain Music Festival, has released it’s 2018 lineup, and it is rather spectacular.

This will be 3MF’s 17th year of providing a completely not-for-profit festival in the Valley of the Sun, but it didn’t really start to take on such formidable lineups until it’s 10-Year birthday party and big move from the outskirts of town to the heart of downtown Phoenix 2012. A  year that included some of the festival’s biggest headliners to that point The Roots, The Shins, and Umphrey’s McGee.

For 2018 3MF has tapped the likes of Big Gigantic, Griz, Nick Murphy (formerly Chet Faker), and act to be named later for their headlining slots. With Gorgon City, Cut Copy, Com Truise, THe Motet, and Dr, Dog among many others bringing up the mid-card. As well as a formidable local selection which includes Phoenix supergroup The Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, Wyves, Jerusafunk, Treasurefruit, and many more.

A three-day ticket right now is just about $87 with fees so if Phoenix Arizona isn’t too far out the way this festival on the first weekend of March is an absolute steal.

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Jeff Schaer-Moses

Jeff Moses is an experienced music journalist with more than 1,000 bylines under his belt nationwide. From the world’s biggest rock stars to underground musicians living in your very own backyard he has interviewed them all with clarity and integrity. While some people think a great story needs a little journalistic spin, Jeff believes the best stories tend to tell themselves. For him covering big festivals is always big fun, but finding that band that is a diamond in the rough just itching to get their tunes out there is the greatest thrill in life.

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