Shaky Knees 2015 Lineup: The Strokes, The Avett Brothers, Wilco Set to Headline Atlanta Festival
Atlanta's Shaky Knees Music Festival announced its 2015 lineup, and it certainly holds its own against some of the bigger events. The Strokes, Wilco and The Avett Brothers are set to headline along with Ryan Adams, The Pixies and Social Distortion. Tickets for the three-day festival, which will run May 8 to 10, go on sale Friday, Jan. 16, Consequence of Sound reports.
The third annual fest is offering an array of talent from alternative to metal, with most bands falling in the indie rock category. Here are the other artists you can look forward to seeing if you go:
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Tame Impala, Brand New, Old Crow Medicine Show, Mastodon, Interpol, TV on the Radio, James Blake, Neutral Milk Hotel, Flogging Molly, Manchester Orchestra, Dr. Dog, Milky Chance, Death from Above 1979, Spiritualized, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Kaiser Chiefs, ZZ Ward, Panda Bear, Clutch, American Football, The Black Lips, The Devil Makes Three, The Mountain Goats, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, The Kooks, Wavves, Built to Spill, Mac DeMarco, Diamond Rugs, Minus the Bear and Old 97s.
Rounding out the bottom of the roster are The Heartless Bastards, The Mowglis, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Bronx, Two Gallants, Tennis, Speedy Ortiz, The Whiskey Gentry, Fences, The Sheepdogs, Surfer Blood, The Damnwells, Field Report and many more.
Check out the festival's website for a full lineup.
This will be the fourth festival Adams will appear at, having already made the cut for Coachella, Governors Ball and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Other repeat offenders include the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Trombone Shorty and Frank Turner.
Never been to Shaky Knees? Check out the recap video from last year's event below:
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