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Tickets for Hopscotch Music Fest's main stage shows go on sale Friday

Posted July 22

Eryka Badu (Hopscotch)

— Tickets for all headlining shows at Hopscotch Music Festival go on sale Friday morning.

Erykah Badu and Beach House are among the acts playing main stages at the annual music 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.

Tickets for Thursday and Friday night's City Plaza shows are $40 and $50, with Saturday's night show costing $45. Badu's Red Hat Amphitheater show is $60.

Tickets for headlining shows do not allow admittance to any Hopscotch club venue shows.

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, 3-day and single-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, which run $225, grant priority access to all the shows, along with entrance to the exclusive opening night party.

Three-day wristbands are $165, while single-day wristbands prices are $85 for Thursday and Saturday and $95 for Friday admission.


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