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Day for Night 2017 lineup: Nine Inch Nails, Solange, Thom Yorke & lots more

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The third edition of Houston’s Day for Night festival happens December 15 – 17 and will be headlined by Nine Inch Nails, Thom Yorke, Solange, Justice, St Vincent, Tyler, The Creator, and James Blake. Also playing this diverse lineup: The Jesus Lizard, Sky Ferreira, Jamie xx, Phantogram, Pussy Riot, Cardi B, Earl Sweatshirt, Laurie Anderson, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Of Montreal performing Hissing Fauna You Are The Destroyer, En Vogue (!), Daniel Lanois, Priests, Roni Size, Mount Kimbie, Tim Hecker, Jenny Hval, Kaytranada, Gasand more. Tickets are on sale now and you can check out the full 2017 Day for Night music lineup below.

Visual art is also a big component of Day for Night, and there will be 18 art installations and performances, including ones by Ryoji Ikeda, Matthew Schreiber, Radio Soulwax, and more. You can check out the visual arts lineup below.

In addition to the art and music, Day for Night 2017 will also be augmented by a “FridaySummit” with Chelsea Manning, Laurie Anderson, Nadya Tolokonnikova, and Lauren McCarthy speaking on “the intersection of art, technology, and activism.” Following the talks, Solange’s Saint Heron will present a special performance called “Soul Cleansing” and following will be performances by Earl Sweatshirt and Kaytranda.

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DAY FOR NIGHT – 2017 MUSIC LINE-UP (SATURDAY – SUNDAY)
Nine Inch Nails
Thom Yorke
Justice
St Vincent
Tyler
The Creator
James Blake
Pretty Lights
Jamie XX
Phantogram
Pussy Riot
The Jesus Lizard
Laurie Anderson
REZZ
Nina Kraviz
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Cashmere Cat
Cardi B
Perfume Genius
Sky Ferreira
Gas
En Vogue
Lil B
Of Montreal performing Hissing Fauna You Are The Destroyer
Venetian Snares X Daniel Lanois
Princess Nokia
Kimbra
Mount Kimbie
Corbin
Shlohmo
The Album Leaf
G Jones
Forest Swords
Babyfather
Dj Tennis
Tim Hecker
Shabazz Palaces
Andy Stott
Jessy Lanza
Jlin
Priests
Bjarki
Roni Size
Demdike Stare
Saro
Rabit x House of Kenzo
B L A C K I E
Marcus Marr
Hoodcelebrityy
Faten Kanaan
True American
Pearl Crush
Deep Cuts
Tyler Barber
N N O A
Santa Muerte
Kona Fm
Anitra
Narcons
Acid Jeep
XLX
Miguel Flaco
Collin Hedrick
Saul Williams
BOOTS
Jenny Hval
and Saint Heron Presents: “Soul Cleansing” Featuring Solange
Earl Sweatshirt
and Kaytranada

VISUAL ARTISTS (FRIDAY – SUNDAY)
The Day for Night 2017 artists are a wide-ranging and diverse group of creators from around the world, from sculptors to coders to engineers: Ryoji Ikeda, Matthew Schreiber, Conditional Studio + Processing Foundation, James Clar, Felicie D’Estienne D’Orves, Kyle McDonald, Ryoichi Kurokawa, Radio Soulwax, VT Pro, The Mill, Hovver, Playmodes, Theodore Fivel, Ekene Ijeoma, Cocolab, Sam Cannon, Vincent Moon and Priscilla Telmon, and Lina Dib.

Multimedia artist Ryoji Ikeda, who brought his wildly innovative “stage shows” to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will create a site-specific work for the festival. Holographer and laser light artist Matthew Schreiber, who was formerly James Turrell’s studio assistant, will create a site-specific, large-scale light installation for a concert. Los Angeles-based nonprofit Conditional Group + Processing Foundation will present a new installation and workshop about creative coding, software literacy in the visual arts, and youth education. Theodore Fivel, a sculptor based in Paris, will bring one of his amorphic creations, using the space as an art installation. Lina Dib, the artist and anthropologist known for investigates socio-technical, ethnographic, and ecological change, will provide a site-specific work.

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