Gnarls Barkley / QOTSA / Ghostland Observatory / Others Throwing Down Free SoCo Shows

Gnarls Barkley, Queens of the Stone Age, Ghostland Observatory, Ryan Shaw, Bassnectar, the Black Keys will be playing the fourth annual SoCo Music Experience, a series of free music festivals for fans 21-and-over showcasing select artists. More artists are scheduled to be announced soon.

The Atlanta installment is shaping up with a headlining performance from Queens of the Stone Age, as well as sets from Ghostland Observatory and Ryan Shaw, while Gnarls Barkley tops a bill rounded off by the Black Keys and Bassnectar in Denver. [Via Spin]

**Update** "Due to circumstances beyond [the band's] control," Queens of The Stone Age has cancelled its previously announced appearance as the headliner for the SoCo Music Experience in Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta on Saturday, May 17. Replacing QUEENS on the bill is Against Me!

SoCo Music Experience dates:

05/17 - Atlanta, GA (Centennial Park)

06/28 - Denver, CO (Central Parking Lot, Coors Field)

08/23 - San Diego, CA (Ace Parking Lot, Petco Park)

09/06 - Madison, WI (Willow Island at Alliant Energy Center)

09/13 - Saratoga Springs, NY (Location TBD)

10/18 - Tempe, AZ (Tempe Market Place)