The 11th annual Voodoo Experience returns to New Orleans, LA, in 2009 for Halloween weekend, October 30 to November 1. Headline acts are Eminem, KISS, Jane’s Addiction, Widespread Panic and The Flaming Lips.
The three-day event in the Crescent City’s City Park will feature over 150 performing acts alongside the city’s bohemian culture, arts and cuisine. For a limited time, three-day weekend tickets are $169 with no additional fees; LOA Lounge VIP passes are $475 with no additional fees and are available via Ticketmaster.
Eminem will be performing in his only concert appearance of the year and his first full performance in over four years. Widespread Panic will use the occasion to revive their New Orleans Halloween tradition from 1997-2002.
The weekend’s other main acts are Justice, Gogol Bordello, Wolfmother, Eagles of Death Metal, The Black Keys, The Pogues, Ween and Silversun Pickups. The rest of the confirmed 2009 lineup includes about 70 other performers, such as Meat Puppets, Q-Tip, Black Lips, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, JJ Grey & Mofro, Alejandro Escovedo, Shooter Jennings, Drive-By Truckers and many others.
Fuse will offer live on-air coverage, an online content, interviews and companion programming throughout the weekend, as well a one-hour recap on November 7.