Summerfest 2011 Lineup, Announced

Couldn’t make it out to the official “unveiling” night for this year’s Free Press Summerfest show, sadly, due to, well, it being Valentine’s Day & all. But the Free Press Houston folks were kind enough to send out an official-like press release listing out the lineup so far, and holy fuck is it cool.

I’m psyched as hell about Weezer (Weezer!), for one, but also super-excited about the prospect of seeing Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings again — those folks are utterly badass. And hey, The Black Angels, MF Doom, & Kylesa are nothing to sneeze at, either. Here goes:

Of course, as with Summerfests past, these aren’t necessarily the biggest names of the bunch Omar & his merry band of FPHers are keeping quiet on some of the big-deal headliners, so stay tuned for more updates, and mark your calendars for June 4th & 5th — this promises to be pretty damn amazing.


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6 Responses to “Summerfest 2011 Lineup, Announced”

  1. WEIRD PARTY on February 16th, 2011 at 3:53 pm

    Weird Party is not playing this show as if it makes a difference. Weird Party can now be labeled as a defunct band.

  2. Jeremy Hart on February 16th, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    Seriously? Dammit, dammit, dammit. I was looking forward to seeing y’all again sometime soon…

  3. Bru on February 18th, 2011 at 10:03 am

    I thought I was crazy for typing out the entire list, but you went and linked all those bands! Jeez.

  4. Jeremy Hart on February 18th, 2011 at 10:08 am

    Heh. This is what I do late at night when I’m sitting on my ass at home being a lazy non-show-going old dude. ;)

  5. SPACE CITY ROCK » New Summerfest Bands Revealed on March 15th, 2011 at 1:31 am

    […] although there’s a downside to it, which is that apparently MF Doom has been dropped from the previously-announced lineup. Damn. Andrew over at 29-95.com‘s got the scoop, namely that the ‘fest organizers were […]

  6. SPACE CITY ROCK » The “W”s Break Up: Weird Party & While You Were Gone Both Wave Goodbye on June 23rd, 2013 at 9:49 pm

    […] for Weird Party, well, I’ve got not a clue what happened, beyond a cryptic comment on another blog post about the Free Press Summerfest deal. Somebody claiming, at least, to represent Weird Party […]

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