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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

๐ŸŽถ Animal Collective

๐ŸŽถ Flying Lotus

๐ŸŽถ Dr. Dog (Farewell Tour)

๐ŸŽถ Parquet Courts

๐ŸŽถ Archers of Loaf

๐ŸŽถ Caroline Polachek

๐ŸŽถ Hippo Campus

๐ŸŽถ Shannon & The Clams

๐ŸŽถ Helado Negro

๐ŸŽถ Makaya McCraven

๐ŸŽถ Lido Pimienta

๐ŸŽถ Colin Stetson

๐ŸŽถ Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

๐ŸŽถ The Dead Tongues

๐ŸŽถ Bowerbirds

๐ŸŽถ Dougie Poole

๐ŸŽถ Body Meat

๐ŸŽถ Wednesday

๐ŸŽถ Garcia Peoples

๐ŸŽถ Hubert Lenoir

๐ŸŽถ Libby Rodenbough

๐ŸŽถ Hannah Jadagu

๐ŸŽถ Patois Counselors

๐ŸŽถ Sonny Miles

๐ŸŽถ Kate Rhudy

๐ŸŽถ Lesthegenius

๐ŸŽถ Sluice

๐ŸŽถ 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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