The Pemberton Music Festival has announced its long-awaited lineup of bands and performers, a day later than originally promised.
The festival, which takes place from July 18 to 20, will have the following acts:
Nine Inch Nails, Outkast, Deadmau5, Soundgarden, Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar, Metric, Modest Mouse, Snoop Dogg, Above & Beyond, Empire of the Sun, Ms. Lauryn Hill, TV On The Radio, Blondie, Cage The Elephant, Girl Talk, Grimes, The Flaming Lips, Young The Giant, Baauer, Matthew Good, Schoolboy Q, St. Vincent, Tyler The Creator, Violent Femmes, Earl Sweatshirt, Gord Downie, The Sadies, The New Pornographers, Sloan, Stars, Best Coast, Big Gigantic, Clockwork, Flying Lotus, Hayden, RL Grime, Shlohmo, Dinosaur Jr., Hey, Rosetta!, Kaytranada, Xxyyxx, Zz Ward, Hallelujah Train Feat. Daniel Lanois, Trailer Park Boys, Bob Saget, Norm MacDonald, Doug Benson, Hannibal Buress, Tom Green, Matt Mays , Delta Rae, Fucked Up, Griz, Purity Ring DJ Set, Dan Deacon, Lettuce, Metz, Rich Aucoin, Wild Belle, Aer, Gold & Youth, Flash Lightnin’, The Tontons, Tory Lanez, Yukon Blonde, Will Sexton, Brian Blade, Brady Blade Sr., Anders Osborne, Chris Thomas and Malcolm Burn with Gospel Choir, Lisa Lampanelli, Nick Swardson, Brian Posehn, Jim Breuer, Natasha Leggero, Brian Scolaro, and Kyle Dunnigan.
More performers are expected to be added to the lineup in the coming months, organizers HUKA Entertainment said in a press release.
Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m. Advance weekend general admission tickets and start at $279, plus a choice of camping or shuttle privileges for $89.
“It took a little longer than expected, but we wanted to make certain we put the best experience together, one that exemplifies the most beautiful festival site in the world,” says HUKA Entertainment CEO A.J. Niland, in the release.
“With today's announcement, we are confident we have done exactly that. We appreciate all of the patience, goodwill and positive comments from our communities and supporters, and are excited for July to come, so everyone can see what we have in store for them at this one-of-a‐kind event.”
There will be nearly 100 performances and six separate performance areas, with two main stages, two secondary stages, a dance stage and a comedy area.
For more information on the festival visit www.pembertonmusicfestival.com.
See Pique Newsmagazine on Thursday, April 10 for an interview with Niland about his festival plans.