Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Moogfest rolls out initial 2011 lineup, Flaming Lips, Passion Pit & more

One of the most exciting annual music festivals in North Carolina, other than the Hopscotch Music Festival right here in Ralegh, is Moogfest in Asheville, named after electronic music pioneer Robert Moog. The 2011 festival will take place on October 28, 29 and 30 across three primary venues, The Orange Peel, the Asheville Civic Center and the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

The initial lineup will feature big names like The Flaming Lips, Passion Pit, Tangerine Dream, STS9, Ghostland Observatory, Suicide (performing their self-titled album) and Crystal Castles. 22 other bands have been announced so far. Check out the full list below.

Tickets for Moogfest will be available starting on Saturday, June 4 via Ticketmaster. Weekend passes will cost between $149.50 and $199.50, depending on when you purchase. A payment plan is available as well, which will allow you to pay in 4 $50 installments.

2011 Moogfest lineup
The Flaming Lips
Passion Pit
Tangerine Dream
Ghostland Observatory
Crystal Castles
Umphrey's McGee
Mayer Hawthorne & The Country
Holy F**k
Adrian Belew Power Trio
Matthew Dear
Toro Y Moi
Twin Shadow
Oneohtrix Point Never
Tim Hecker
The Naked and Famous
Brandt Brauer Frick
Hans-Joachim Roedelius
Gold Panda
Little Dragon
Causing a Tiger
Ford & Lopatin

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