In case you don’t know, the time is now to start planning your live music year ahead. I’ve got a separate post on that coming, but in the meantime, here are a few festivals that you should give another look to. They’re updating their info like crazy…

Smilefest 2006 – June 2-4, 2006, Lake Toxaway, NC

Rites of Spring – April 21-22, 2006, , TN
, Blue Merle, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Cary Brothers, , Hopsing Project, , , and Old Union rockin’ $40 for the entire weekend.

Noise Pop 2006
Check out the full lineup here.

Green Apple Music Festival
Is it announced? Or not? Or will it be today? Blog chatter surrounds…

Joshua Tree Music Festival