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Genre Houston: Alternative rock, Grunge, Pop punk, Post-grunge, Punk rock, Rap rock, Rock
Nashville: Alternative rock, Grunge, Pop punk, Post-grunge, Punk rock, Rock, Metal, Hard Rock,
Location(s) Nashville, Tennessee, US
Houston, Texas, US
Years active Houston: 1995 - present
Nashville: ? - present

Buzzfest is the name of two unrelated music festivals held in Houston and Nashville. The Buzzfest in Houston is a bi-annual show hosted by the radio station 94.5 The Buzz while the Buzzfest in Nashville is an annual show (usually in the late summer) hosted by the radio station 102.9 The Buzz.

Buzzfest in Nashville[edit]

Past events[edit]

  • Buzzfest 2010 September 10, 2010
    'LP Field
    Shinedown, Seether, Papa Roach, Sick Puppies, Janus (Cancelled), November, Manic Bloom, Adalene, Forgotten Fable, Voodoo Prophet
    This was the first time any metal band has performed at LP Field. Those bands were Forgotten Fable & Voodoo Prophet, both are based out of Nashville, TN. Forgotten Fable took the stage at 2010 Buzzfest shortly after the band was awarded a NIMA (Nashville Independent Music Awards) for "2010 Best Hard Rock Band", which is a prestigious award in Music City.[1]

Buzzfest in Houston[edit]

Past events[edit]

Due to the cancellation of the Fall 2008 show, the Spring 2009 show was called Buzzfest XXII (instead of Buzzfest XXIII). It was scheduled for Sunday May 10, 2009 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. A line-up and announcement party was scheduled for Thursday March 12, 2009 during a live broadcast with Dan Jantzen from 3 pm to 7 pm at House of Blues in Downtown Houston.

The line-up was Korn, Shinedown, 311, The Red Jumpsuit Apperatus, Papa Roach, 10 Years, Blue October, Hoobastank, Theory of a Deadman, Anberlin, The Toadies, Framing Hanley, Electric touch, Aranda[4]


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