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Hopscotch Music Fest announces schedule

Posted June 21, 2016

Eryka Badu (Hopscotch)

— The schedule for this year's Hopscotch Music Festival was unveiled Tuesday.

Erykah Badu and Beach House are among the 120 acts performing during the annual festival planned Sept. 8-10 in downtown Raleigh.

Badu will be joined by Gary Clark Jr. at Red Hat Amphitheater on Friday, Sept. 9. It's the first time the amphitheater has been a venue during the festival.

This year's City Plaza headliners will be Wolf Parade and Wye Oak on Thursday, Sept. 8, and Beach House, Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals and The Dead Tongues on Friday, Sept. 9. On Saturday, Sept. 10, Sylvan Esso, Vince Staples and Tuskha will perform at the venue.

There will be 10 other venues hosting shows from the likes of Young Thug, Andrew Bird, Television, Converge, Big Freedia, Kelela, William Basinski, Baroness, Demdike Stare, Mr. Carmack, Twin Peaks, Beach Slang, Julien Baker, Lavender Country, Tribulation and YOB.

See the full schedule

VIP and 3-day passes are on sale now through the Hopscotch website. The passes will allow entry into all club shows, City Plaza and Red Hat Amphitheater shows. VIP passes grant priority access to all the shows, along with entrance to the exclusive opening night party.

Single day passes go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. Wristbands prices are $85 for Thursday and Saturday and $95 for Friday admission.

Individual tickets for main stage shows in Raleigh City Plaza or Red Hat Amphitheater will be made available later this summer.


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