FYF Fest 2014: Death Grips, Blood Brothers, Strokes, Interpol, Haim, Phoenix
Los Angeles festival also features Slowdive, Flying Lotus, Blood Orange, Grimes, Earl Sweatshirt
FYF Fest returns to Los Angeles on August 23 and 24, finding a new venue at the L.A. Sorts Arena and its adjacent Exposition Park. The summer weekender boasts an impressive lineup topped by Phoenix, the Strokes, Slowdive, Interpol, Haim, Flying Lotus, Blood Orange, Grimes, and Julian Casablancas’ other band the Voidz. Also: seven years after they broke up, the Blood Brothers are returning to the stage. Presidents of the United States of America are back as well.
Weekend passes go on sale May 22 at noon PST at $129 a pop. VIP is $229.
More names worthy of your excitement: Death Grips, Angel Olsen, Built to Spill, Future Islands, Four Tet, Earl Sweatshirt, Against Me!, Todd Terje, Jamie xx, Caribou (and Daphni), Les Sins (though not Toro y Moi), Slint, Thundercat, Kelela, Run the Jewels, Ty Segall, Darkside, Little Dragon, Tycho, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, Deafheaven, XXYYXX, Connan Mockasin, and Ryan Hemsworth.
More names still: Murder City Devils, Real Estate, Mac Demarco, the Bronx (and Mariachi el Bronx), Tanlines, John Talabot, Boris, DJ Harvey, Man Man, Joyce Manor, Mount Kimbie, La Dispute, Kindness, Chet Faker, Daniel Avery, Joanna Gruesome, Jessy Lanza, Benjamin Booker, Jacco Gardner, Pink Mountaintops, Balance and Composure, Twin Peaks, and one last Stroke: Albert Hammond, Jr.
Here’s the poster: