Bob Dylan, The Offspring, Wilco, Iggy & Stooges, The Swell Season, Chuck Berry, Cat Power, and Paramore are among the artists joining previously announced headliners Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails and Stone Tempe Pilots, for the 3rd Virgin Mobile Music Festival, Aug. 9-10 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD.
In addition to two main stages, the festival features a dance tent, featuring electronic music superstars Moby and Underworld, among others.
In alphabetical order, the main stage acts on Sat., Aug. 9 are: Bloc Party, Cat Power,
Chuck Berry and The Silver Beats, Citizen Cope, Duffy, Foo Fighters, Gogol Bordello, Jack Johnson, KT Tunstall, Lupe Fiasco, The Offspring, Paramore, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, The Swell Season and Wilco.
Main stage acts on Sun., Aug. 10 will include (again in alphabetical order): Andrew Bird’s Bowl of Fire, The Black Keys, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Bob Dylan, The Go! Team, Iggy & The Stooges, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Nine Inch Nails, She & Him, Shudder to Think, Stone Temple Pilots and Taking Back Sunday.
Dance Tent acts on Sat., Aug. 9 include: DJ Dan & Donald Glaude, Erol Alkan, Ferry Corsten, Soul Wax, Steve Lawler and Underworld. On Sunday, Aug. 10, the Dance Tent will feature Armin van Buuren, Chromeo, Deadmau5, Moby (DJ Set), Pendulum and Richie Hawtin.
“People have eagerly awaited our lineup, and now everyone can see that we’ve achieved the ‘Whoa!’ factor,” said Virgin Mobile Festival concert producer and I.M.P. Chairman Seth Hurwitz, in a statement. “Our job is that of a curator, finding only the absolute best acts for the most discerning of audiences. We want people to count on us every year for an amazing lineup from start to finish. When fans buy their tickets to the Virgin Mobile Festival, they know they are going to have a great time, be well-treated, and see the best acts in the world, which is why they come back.”
Two-day tickets are $175 for general admission and $450 for the VIP area. Single-day tickets are $97.50 for general admission and $250 for VIP tickets. A charity contribution of $1.50 per day will be applied to each ticket. Tickets go on sale Saturday.