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Solange, Future Islands, Big Boi to headline Hopscotch Music Fest

Posted May 9

— Solange, Future Islands and Big Boi will play this fall's Hopscotch Music Festival in downtown Raleigh.

This year's headliners, announced Tuesday morning, also include Run the Jewels, Angel Olsen and Margo Price.

Other bands on the Hopscotch bill this year include The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Afghan Whigs and Rapsody. More acts will be announced in the coming months.

Hopscotch Music Festival will take place Sept. 7-10 at various venues in downtown Raleigh, including City Plaza and Red Hat Amphitheater. General admission and VIP wristbands go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Hopscotch Lineup 2017

Solange Knowles, sister of Beyonce Knowles, has made a name for herself as a singer, model and actress. Solange recently played Coachella music festival and will soon be embarking on her "A Seat at The Table" tour in support of her third studio album.

Big Boi, half of the powerhouse duo Outkast, was supposed to headline Hopscotch in 2013, but had to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances. A-Trak and Holy Ghost! headlined on the City Plaza stage that night instead, with opening act Future Islands.


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