Posted in music | tour dates on January 15, 2014

Shaky Knees

Governors Ball and Hangout Fest lineups were just announced today (and Firefly yesterday and Coachella not long before that), and now comes the lineup announcement for another big fest, Atlanta's Shaky Knees Festival. The fest goes down from May 9-11 at Atlantic Station with The National, Modest Mouse, Spoon, Local Natives, The Gaslight Anthem, Violent Femmes, Conor Oberst, Iron and Wine, Jenny Lewis, Dawes, Foals, Deer Tick, The Hold Steady, Tokyo Police Club, Graveyard, Mutual Benefit and many more. There's also one headliner still TBA. Outkast?

Tickets go on sale Friday (1/17). Full lineup and flyer below...

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Shaky Knees

Shaky Knees Festival -- 2014 Lineup
Band Of Skulls
Blitzen Trapper
Cage The Elephant
Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires
Cold War Kids
Conor Oberst
Dawes
Deer Tick
Dropkick Murphys
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Foals
Houndmouth
Iron and Wine
Jason Isbell
Jenny Lewis
Kopecky Family Band
Langhorne Slim
Local Natives
Lord Huron
Man Man
Mason Jennings
Modest Mouse
Portugal. The Man
Shaky
Shaky Knees
Spoon
The Devil Makes Three
The Gaslight Anthem
The Hold Steady
The Lone Bellow
The National
The Whigs
Tokyo Police Club
Trampled by Turtles
Violent Femmes
White Denim
Wild Belle

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Comments (8)

How many festivals do we need in US? When I was growing up in early 2000s, I only went to Warped Tour and Skate & Surf Festival!

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2014 11:25 AM

Festival Models are easy to replicate; and come with higher and better profits. Also, you just throw the word "Fest" after something and it becomes a commodity and is given a "faux legacy"

I've been to a few festivals--most are forgettable and you leave feeling you saw 1/3 of what you wanted to.

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2014 11:32 AM

It's not a festival without Outkast. Amirite??

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2014 11:34 AM

Why would anyone reading BrooklynVegan have any interest in this?

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2014 11:37 AM

Warped Tour travels, so in that regard it was really like 20 festivals with the same lineup, which basically seems to be what is happening now.

Festivals are fun because it's socially acceptable to start drinking at like 10 am, and there's always something going on, but they usually aren't worth the money. I went to lollapalooza in 2007 and they had re-entry, so we were able to leave during a lull and go back in.

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2014 11:42 AM

Hey 11:25. When my parents were growing up the vocals from a concert would be played over the gym PA, so you couldn't hear them over the guitars. Things change, there are more festivals now, and they all have Outkast.

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2014 11:46 AM

11:37, I was thinking that very thing when I saw Hangout's lineup. And the comments section was full of "awesome" and "now that's what I'm talking about." I'll take this one in the day time. Then, try to find some diversity at night. It is Atlanta, after all.

Posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2014 5:03 PM

Awesome festival indeed, there is nothing wrong in using awesome.

Posted by Dennis Wong | April 13, 2014 10:52 PM

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