SATURDAY 7/23 @ 5:45PM – Panorama Stage
Blood Orange – aka Devonte Hynes – released his album Freetown Sound earlier this month via Domino. The album, written and produced by Hynes, is a tour de force – a confluence of Hynes’ past, present and future that melds his influences with his own established musical voice.
SATURDAY 7/23 @ 7:25PM – Panorama Stage
The National has released six studio albums including their most recent release, the GRAMMY nominated Trouble Will Find Me which debuted at #3 on Billboard’ s Top 200. The success ofTrouble Will Find Me reached new audiences through appearances on Saturday Night Live, The Colbert Report, All Things Considered, The Mindy Project, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, CBS This Morning, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Conan and more.
SUNDAY 7/24 @ 1:10PM – Panorama Stage
Photo Credit: Rick Rodney
White Lung released their fourth studio album Paradise in May 6 on Domino. The album simmers with desire and pain, love and beauty, and a seething urgency, hurtling towards the album closer and title track Paradise at signature breakneck speed. This time around vocalist Mish Barber-Way, guitarist Kenneth William and drummer Anne-Marie Vassiliou reconnected in LA to work with producer Lars Stalfors (HEALTH, Cold War Kids, Alice Glass). Bringing all the energy, unique guitar work and lyrical prowess the band are known for to the studio, White Lung curated their songs with a new pop sensibility, focusing in on making a record for the present – resulting in their smartest, brightest songwriting yet.
THE FRONT BOTTOMS
SUNDAY 7/24 @ 3:30PM – Panorama Stage
Photo Credit: Andrew Mille
New Jersey foursome, The Front Bottoms, are hot on the heels of performing at Coachella, where Rolling Stone
called them one of the best 30 Best Things they saw at the festival. Their critically acclaimed album, Back On Top
, produced by Joe Chiccarelli (Beck, The Strokes, White Stripes), received widespread praise for its earnest sentiment and sing-along anthems. The album landed them a performance on Late Night With Seth Meyers
. NPR: All Songs Considered
‘s Bob Boilen has hailed them as “one of the absolute ten best American bands in a live situation.”
KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS
SUNDAY 7/24 @ 4:45PM – Panorama Stage
Photo Credit: Marina Chavez
Kurt Vile’s latest album, b’lieve i’m goin down…
was undoubtedly one of the most acclaimed albums of 2015, with Pitchfork
, Rolling Stone
, American Songwriter
, and many more all calling it one of the best records of the year. “it’s the purest distillation of Vile’s idiosyncratic style to date” (AV Club) and “the hardest-working slacker in rock goes from strength to strength” (Q Magazine) are typical of the consensus that it both focuses and broadens his appeal.