Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Hopscotch announces speaker series with big names

As September draws closer, more Hopscotch special events are being finalized, and now we know the details of the Artist and Author speaker series.

The event is held each day of the festival, September 8-10, from the 3 to 5 p.m. at the Raleigh City Museum. Speakers featured over the the three days include Wayne Coyne (of The Flaming Lips), Patterson Hood (of Drive-By Truckers), John Vanderslice, Peter Holsapple and many more.

Check out the full lineup of speakers below. For more details on the topics of each event, head HERE.

Thursday, September 8 - Present the Past: Honoring & Outstripping Influences
Rhys Chatham
William Tyler
Jamie Stewart (of Xiu Xiu)
Cheyenne Marie Mize
Yair Yona
David Daniell (of Rhys Chatham Guitar Trio, San Agustin)
Brian Corum (of Lonnie Walker)
Moderated by: Grayson Currin

Friday, September 9 - Simple Words: The Power of Narrative Songs
Patterson Hood (of Drive-By Truckers)
John Vanderslice
Dolphus Ramseur (of Ramseur Records)
David Menconi (of The News & Observer)
Heather McEntire (of Mount Moriah, Bellafea)
James Jackson Toth (of Wooden Wand)
Ross Flournoy (of Apex Manor)
Moderated by: David Klein

Saturday, September 10 - The Bubble: The Limits of Pop Music
Wayne Coyne (of The Flaming Lips)
Mark Richardson (editor of Pitchfork Media)
Peter Holsapple (of the dB’s and R.E.M.)
Julianna Barwick
Sam Herring (of Future Islands)
David Tompkins (author)
Moderated by: Brian Howe

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