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Hopscotch 2021: Lineup and what to expect

Raleigh’s music festival, Hopscotch, is back for 2021 and announced its lineup and wristband sales on Friday.

Here’s what to know about this year.

When: Sept. 9-11.

An all-outdoor footprint: Two main stages in Downtown Raleigh, one in City Plaza and one in Moore Square, will host attendees at 75% capacity, the website says.

Tickets are on sale as of Friday. Both are for the full 3-day festival. The general admission wristband is $179 and a VIP-level wristband is $299. [tickets]

Festival organizers say day parties and late night shows by local venues are still anticipated to keep “the vibe and spirit of the festival.”

About the lineup: 25% are from North Carolina, while others are performers from elsewhere.

Of note with some of the bigger font names:

  • It’s the final tour for Philly-based Dr. Dog.
  • This year alone, LA-based Flying Lotus released an anime series score and won a Grammy as a producer for Thundercat’s ‘It Is What It Is’ album.
  • Parquet Courts announced a new album for October, you can hear the single ‘Plant Life’ for now.
  • Previously announced headliner Animal Collective is also featured at Pitchfork Music Festival.

2021 Hopscotch lineup

🎶 Animal Collective

🎶 Flying Lotus

🎶 Dr. Dog (Farewell Tour)

🎶 Parquet Courts

🎶 Archers of Loaf

🎶 Caroline Polachek

🎶 Hippo Campus

🎶 Shannon & The Clams

🎶 Helado Negro

🎶 Makaya McCraven

🎶 Lido Pimienta

🎶 Colin Stetson

🎶 Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

🎶 The Dead Tongues

🎶 Bowerbirds

🎶 Dougie Poole

🎶 Body Meat

🎶 Wednesday

🎶 Garcia Peoples

🎶 Hubert Lenoir

🎶 Libby Rodenbough

🎶 Hannah Jadagu

🎶 Patois Counselors

🎶 Sonny Miles

🎶 Kate Rhudy

🎶 Lesthegenius

🎶 Sluice

🎶 Magic Tuber String Band

Read more about each on the festival site.

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Author: raleighconvergence

Sarah Day Owen Wiskirchen is the editor of Raleigh Convergence.

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