McDowell Mountain Music Festival's 2013 lineup, featuring The Shins, The Roots, Deer Tick, Les Claypool's Duo de Twang, and more, has expanded to include a host of local Phoenix-based acts. The weekend festival will now Kongos, Mergence, Banana Gun, Fayuca, The Veragroove, Yellow Minute, Decker, and Jared and The Mill, as well as Tucson-based jam band Top Dead Center, performing at one of the festivals after parties at Crescent Ballroom.
-McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2013: The Roots, Dr. Dog, Heartless Bastards; New Location -Les Claypool's Duo de Twang and Deer Tick Added to McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2013 -The Shins and Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes Added to the Expanding McDowell Mountain Music Festival Lineup
The festival marks a change of location from previous years. After the closing of The Compound, organizers took the opportunity to try out a new space, settling into Phoenix's historic Margaret T. Hance Park, with after parties hosted at Crescent Ballroom.
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Check out the full lineup:
Friday, March 22:
Kongos Yellow Minute Balkan Beat Box Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes The Shins
Orgone @ Crescent Ballroom
Saturday, March 23:
Mergence Banana Gun Fayuca Veragroove Heartless Bastards Deer Tick Iration The Roots
Deer Tick @ Crescent Ballroom
Sunday, March 24:
Decker Jared and the Mill JGB BAND Dr. Dog Les Claypool's Duo de Twang Yonder Mountain String Band Umphrey's McGee
After party: Top Dead Center @ Crescent Ballroom