Folks have been trying to find out for months exactly who would be playing at Raleigh’s Hopscotch Festival.
Now, some things are coming to light with an expected official announcement coming tomorrow.
Headliners will be: Panda Bear (of Animal Collective), Broken Social Scene, The Rosebuds, No Age, Public Enemy and The Love Language.
Other bands rumored to be performing are Megafaun, , Future Islands, Gray Young, Caitlin Cary’s Small Ponds with Tres Chicas, Ben Frost, Ryan Gustafson, Max Indian, I Was Totally Destroying It, EAR PWR, Old Bricks and many, many others.
The festival will run from September 9th through 11th at nine venues around downtown Raleigh. Tickets are rumored to range from $30 for the individual larger shows, with incremental prices of $45 (all local venue shows), $85 (larger City Plaza and local venue shows) and $120 VIP passes that allow concert goers to avoid long lines and enjoy a pre-party with all your other indie rock loving scenesters.
Megafaun, Max Indian, American Aquarium, Caitlin Cary with Tres Chicas, Future Islands and Ryan Gustafson are some, among many, of the local acts that should not be missed.
Raleigh’s been ready for a festival of this magnitude and with bands of this quality for quite some time. Fantastic news to hear that it is finally coming to fruition. We can’t wait to hear the official announcement and full listing of all bands by the Hopscotch Festival folks this week. Best of luck getting those tickets, Hopscotchers.