The big Moogfest reveal

After months of waiting (and a promise of a mid-July announcement), Moogfest has finally, finally revealed its lineup. (Why the hold up? Moogfest posted on Facebook a few weeks back, “This year, we want to share with you the full scope of the Moogfest experience before putting tickets on sale. We’re super excited about what we have to offer this year and believe that you will be too.”)

Worth noting: Everyone’s favorite new tumbler, WhatShouldAVLCallMe, has some thoughts on the wait/the announcement/the parting with the cost of a ticket. View those here.

Who’s playing:

• Primus 3D
• Orbital
• Miike Snow
• Santigold
• Richie Hawtin
• Squarepusher
• Explosions in the Sky
• The Magnetic Fields
• Four Tet
• Divine Fits
• GZA presernts “Liquid Swords”
• Carl Craig
• Pantha Du Prince
• Shpongle presents The Masquerade
• Thomas Dolby
• Black Moth Super Rainbow
• Actress
• Cold Cave
• El-P
• Mouse on Mars
• Prefuse 73 with Teebs
• Ana Sia
• Bear in Heaven
• Killer Mike
• Blondes
• Julia Holter
• Disclosure
• Exitmusic
• Trust
• Wick-It the Instigator

The details:
• Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 10 at noon at

Tickets cost: $100 + fees for Weekend Festival Pass Price Level 1; $125 + fees for Weekend Festival Pass Price Level 2; $145 + fees for Weekend Festival Pass Price Level 3. Price Level 1 and Price Level 2 are available in very limited quantities. Once each price level is sold out, tickets will continue to be sold at Price Level 3, while supplies last.

There’s also a general admission payment plan for 3 payments of $50 each ($150.00 total) plus applicable fees, while supplies last.

According to the Moogfest website, “With each pass/ticket purchase, $1 will be donated to the Bob Moog Foundation. For more information about the foundation or to make an additional donation please visit the Bob Moog Foundation website.

• Moogfest takes place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, with a separately ticketed event on Thursday, Oct. 25. (Justice, a duo from Paris.)

AC Entertainment has this to say: “Comprised of a diverse yet synergistic group of inspired performers, the 2012 Moogfest lineup includes Primus 3D, a stop on the first ever traveling 3D-enhanced live musical tour, Swedish electro-pop wonders Miike Snow, the electrifying Santigold as well as rare U.S. performances from some of electronic music’s most forward thinking artists including: Orbital, Richie Hawtin, Squarepusher, Carl Craig and Pantha du Prince. Hip-hop is showcased by GZA, presenting his classic, Liquid Swords, El-P and Killer Mike. Notables also confirmed are: the legendary Thomas Dolby, Explosions In The Sky, Divine Fits, Four Tet, the Magnetic Fields, Prefuse 73 with Teebs as well as some of the hottest newcomers to electronic music such as Actress, Disclosure, Juila Holter and Blondes.”

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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