Sunday, March 23, 2014

Merge 25 Festival Bands Announced

Merge Records is turning 25 and they are throwing a huge music festival to celebrate.  Merge 25 spans from July 23 through July 26 in different spots around Durham and Carrboro.  The first band announcements have been made and it looks like a must-see lineup with the following acts:

    • Neutral Milk Hotel
    • Wye Oak
    • Lambchop
    • Destroyer
    • Caribou
    • The Clientele
    • The Rock *A* Teens
    • Ex Hex
    • Bob Mould
    • The Mountain Goats
    • Superchunk
    • The Love Language
    This is only the beginning of the lineup, more bands will soon be announced and The Triangle Beat will definitely keep you posted.

    Full festival passes are $195 and can be purchased at Cat's Cradle website. This pass guarantees access to: 
    • July 23 Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Campus, Durham, NC
    • July 24 Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
    • July 25 Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
    • July 26 Full Day Music Concert, outdoors, Carrboro, NC
    Merge anticipates that passes will sell out quickly, but a limited number of individual tickets will be available for each event.  Individual tickets for all Carrboro events will go on sale March 26.  The Baldwin Auditorium tickets may be purchased starting April 22.  

    Specifics for the opening night and closing night parties have not yet been released.  We will keep you updated on the lineup and details as the information becomes available. For more information, check out the Merge Records website.   

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