Merge 25 Festival: First round of bands & on sale date announced!
We're 25 and it's time to party!
Merge Records invites you to North Carolina to help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary at Merge 25, a music festival featuring Wye Oak, The Clientele, Destroyer, Caribou, Lambchop (performing Nixon), Neutral Milk Hotel, The Rock*A*Teens, Ex Hex, Bob Mould and many more.
Full Festival Passes are $195 and will go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 21 at 11 am EST via the Cat's Cradle website. Limit of 2 per customer.
The Merge 25 Festival Pass guarantees entrance to the following events:
July 23 Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Campus, Durham, NC
July 24 Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
July 25 Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
July 26 Full Day Music Concert, outdoors, Carrboro, NC
Opening night & closing night party details to follow!
You will receive your physical Festival Pass when you arrive at Merge 25.
Festival Passes will likely sell out quickly, but there will be a limited number of individual tickets available for each event:
The individual event tickets for the events in Carrboro will go on sale Wednesday, March 26.
The individual tickets for the concert in Baldwin Auditorium will go on sale Tuesday, April 22.
Archers of Loaf? I thought they would be playing...
Merge 25 Festival: Full Line-Up Announced!
Merge Records invites you to North Carolina to help us celebrate our 25th anniversary at Merge 25, a 4-day music festival that now includes Teenage Fanclub, Mount Moriah, William Tyler, Reigning Sound, David Kilgour & the Heavy 8s, Imperial Teen, Telekinesis, Eleanor Friedberger, Hiss Golden Messenger, Amor de Días, Saint Rich, The Music Tapes, Vertical Scratchers, Hospitality, and Mikal Cronin!
This set of performers rounds out the already-announced line-up of Wye Oak, The Clientele, Destroyer, Caribou, Lambchop (performing Nixon), Neutral Milk Hotel, The Rock*A*Teens, Ex Hex, Bob Mould, The Mountain Goats, Superchunk, and The Love Language.
We have plenty more surprises up our sleeves, so stay tuned as we celebrate Merge 25!
The 15 newly announced Merge 25 artists are highlighted below in bold in each day’s line-up:
Wednesday, July 23, at Baldwin Auditorium, Durham, NC
$35 – tickets on sale April 22 through Duke Performances
Lambchop performs Nixon
Thursday, July 24, at Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro, NC
$49 – a few tickets still available through Cat’s Cradle
Amor de Días
Hiss Golden Messenger
Friday, July 25, at Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro, NC
$49 – SOLD OUT
The Mountain Goats
David Kilgour & the Heavy 8s
Saturday, July 26, in Carrboro, NC (outdoor party)
$59 through June 1 / $65 thereafter
Neutral Milk Hotel
The Love Language
The Music Tapes
Full-festival passes are sold out.
Friday’s Cat’s Cradle show is sold out, but a few tickets are still available for Thursday’s show (limit 2 tickets per customer).
A larger number of tickets are available for Saturday’s outdoor party in Carrboro (limit 4 tickets per customer). Children under 10 get in free to the outdoor event when accompanied by an adult ticket holder.
Tickets to Wednesday’s show at Baldwin Auditorium will go on sale Tuesday, April 22, through Duke Performances.
More information about other Merge 25 festivities coming soon!
3/20 Eric Clapton @ MSG
3/21 Wilco @ Beacon
3/22 At The Drive-In @ T5
3/22 Varg @ HSH
3/24 Ellen Allien/Volvox @ Good Room
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