Solid Sound Festival 2015 Announces Line-Up of Bands

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Photograph by Greg Haymes

Solid Sound – the music and arts festival curated by Wilco and hosted by MASS MoCA in North Adams – has announced the line-up of bands, and once again it’s a mighty fine mix of music that stretches from jazz (the Charles Lloyd Quartet) to Afro-Beat (King Sunny Adé & His African Beats), from hip-hop (Shabazz Palaces) to Omni-Pop (NRBQ), in addition to comedy, film, theater and more…

The fest takes over the MASS MoCA campus with multiple performance stages for three days from Friday-Sunday, June 26-28.

Advance all-festival, three-day passes are currently available for $149. Three-day passes for children ages 7-10 are $50. For kids age six and under, admission is free.

Here’s a line-up of performers for Solid Sound 2015:

William Tyler
Taj Mahal
Shabazz Palaces
Ryley Walker
The Richard Thompson Trio
Real Estate
Mikael Jorgensen
Paul F. Tompkins
Parquet Courts
Stained Radiance: Nels Cline & Norton Wisdom
Mac DeMarco
King Sunny Adé & His African Beats
Jessica Williams
Jessica Pratt
Glenn Kotche + Jeffrey Zeigler
Jeff Davis
The Expandable Brass Band
Cibo Matto
the Charles Lloyd Quartet
Bill Frisell’s Music
The Autumn Defense
The Felice Brothers
Circus Smirkus
Story Pirates
Tig Notaro
John Hodgman

and, yes, of course… Wilco, who are slated to headline on Friday and Saturday.

MOVE Music Festival @ various locations, Albany, 4/24-26/15
SummerSound @ Tanglewood, Lenox, 5/23&24/15
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/4-7/15
A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/12-14/15
Solid Sound @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 6/26-28/15
CountryFest @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, 7/11/15
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, 7/16-19/15
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15

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