Hopscotch Lineup and Ticket Info Announced

Hopscotch Full Lineup

The Independent Weekly proudly announces the Hopscotch Music Festival, the Triangle’s biggest music festival yet and a strong addition to the country’s festival circuit. Scheduled for Sept. 9-11, 2010, in downtown Raleigh, with 120 bands in 10 venues over three days, Hopscotch offers fans high-quality local, national and international options in just about every genre imaginable — rock, hip-hop, alt-country, heavy metal, dance, punk, classical, noise, drone, folk and more.

The festival will be headlined by two nights in Raleigh City Plaza, downtown’s crown jewel, which opened last fall. Indie rock giants PANDA BEAR and BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE will headline Friday, Sept. 10, with support from Triangle favorites THE ROSEBUDS. Hip-hop’s most legendary group, PUBLIC ENEMY, will headline with a rare full-band set on Saturday, Sept. 11. Los Angeles trio NO AGE and Raleigh’s THE LOVE LANGUAGE will open. More than 110 bands will be spread between nine clubs throughout the festival’s three days.

Hopscotch Music Festival is located entirely in downtown Raleigh, meaning all 10 venues are encompassed within a mere 8 block area. The participating venues include: The Berkeley Cafe, Deep South the Bar, Five Star, The Hive at Busy Bee, Kings, Lincoln Theatre, The Pour House, Raleigh City Plaza, Slim’s and Tir Na Nog.

Tickets on sale now at www.etix.com and www.hopscotchmusicfest.com.

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~ by cdowell4 on April 1, 2010.

One Response to “Hopscotch Lineup and Ticket Info Announced”

  1. […] Raleigh’s Hopscotch Music Festival just announced a new round of artists to play at the September 9-11 event, highlighted by Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon. The details about how this festival will work are coming together as well. Raekwon will be joined by Durham’s Grammy Award-winning producer 9th Wonder at Lincoln Theatre Friday (09/10) night with several other acts. As for the headlining acts on the Raleigh City Plaza, Friday will stage Raleigh’s The Rosebuds, Broken Social Scene, and Panda Bear; Saturday will feature No Age, Public Enemy, and NC’s own The Love Language. […]

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