If you live in an apartment in Raleigh, NC you have a great weekend of live music coming up. The Hopscotch Music Festival is one of America's most talked-about weekends for music lovers.
This festival enjoys more than 450 bands performing and 60,000 fans attending since 2010, This year, Hopscotch brings 175 bands to 15 venues in downtown Raleigh. Intended to highlight the Triangle's music scene by pairing exciting local talent with notable national and international artists, Hopscotch offers choices in just about every genre imaginable—rock, hip-hop, alt-country, metal, dance, punk, classical, noise, drone, folk, and more. It is a festival that thrives on the variety and quality of its lineup, and with roughly 35% of the musicians hailing from Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and other nearby locales, it's a testament to both this region's musical diversity and its national relevance.
Featuring 175 bands at night, day parties, Cultural Series, charity activities, a poster exhibition, and more, Hopscotch takes place September 5-7, 2013 and you are invited.
Are you interested in seeing the music schedule? Click here.
“One of the ten essential summer festivals in North America 2012”—Pitchfork
"One of the best and most eclectic music festivals in America."—Spin
"Incredibly diverse"—The New York Times
Hopscotch happens September 5-7, 2013 and features:
- 175 bands performing at night
- Day Parties
- Cultural Series
- POSTERscotch exhibition
- HOOPscotch musicians charity basketball game
- SHOPscotch artisan market
More information - hopscotchmusicfest.com