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Hopscotch lineup announced; Jesus & Mary Chain will be in NC in September; John Darnielle to do metal covers set

Built to Spill at BV SXSW 2012 (more by Ryan Barkan)
Built to Spill

The Hopscotch festival in Raleigh, North Carolina will celebrate its third year from Sept. 6-8, 2012 in downtown Raleigh, with 175 bands in 15 venues. The initial lineup, released today, runs the gamut from traditional indie favorites to punk to noise music to hip hop to noisy black metal and all stops in between, featuring performances from Built to Spill, sunn 0))), The Roots, The Jesus & Mary Chain (who played SXSW), Liars (who have a show coming up at Webster Hall), Baroness, Deerhoof, Death Grips (who play NYC soon and have new material on the way), Danny Brown (who was at Coachella and plays Prospect Park soon), Pallbearer (who play an exclusive East Coast Show soon), Screaming Females (who recently played NYC and are on tour now), Thee Oh Sees, The Spits (who just played NYC twice), Tenement, The Mountain Goats (two sets, one of which will be an all metal-covers set!) and so many more.

(and now we know the Jesus & Mary Chain are coming back soon)

Tickets are on sale. The full lineup and flyer (update: and a few more announced J&MC dates) are below…

Hopscotch 2012

Airstrip (Carrboro, N.C.)
Altar of Plagues (Cork, Ireland)
Altos (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Alvarius B. (Seattle, Wash.)
Amen Dunes (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Arnold Dreyblatt and Megafaun (Berlin, Germany / Durham, N.C.)
Balam Acab (Mechanicsburg, P.A.)
Baroness (Savannah, Ga.)
Beat Report (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Big Troubles (Ridgewood, N.J.)
Bill Orcutt (San Francisco, Calif.)
Bio Ritmo (Richmond, Va.)
BIrds of Avalon (Raleigh, N.C.)
Black Skies (Carrboro, N.C.)
Boy Friend (Austin, Texas)
Built to Spill (Boise, I.D.)
Burglar Fucker (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
Calico Haunts (Durham, N.C.)
Cantwell, Gomez & Jordan (Durham, N.C.)
Carlos Giffoni (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Charles Latham (Durham, N.C.)
Charlie Parr (Duluth, M.N.)
Cheater Slicks (Boston, M.A.)
Chelsea Crowell (Nashville, T.N.)
Chris Forsyth & Koen Holtkamp (Philadelphia, P.A.)
Chuck Johnson (Oakland, Calif.)
Cities Aviv (Memphis, T.N.)
Class Actress (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Co La (Baltimore, M.D.)
Colin Stetson (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Corrosion of Conformity (Raleigh, N.C.)
Curtis Eller (Durham, N.C.)
Damien Jurado (Seattle, W.A.)
Dan Deacon (Baltimore, M.D.)
Danny Brown (Detroit, M.I.)
Death Grips (Sacramento, C.A.)
Deerhoof (San Francisco, C.A.)
Delicate Steve (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Doldrums (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Donovan Quinn (San Francisco, C.A.)
Dope Body (Baltimore, M.D.)
Drique London (Raleigh, N.C.)
Duchess Says (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Ducktails (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Elephant Micah (Bloomington, I.N.)
Escort (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
EXITmusic (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Feltbattery (Hillsborough, N.C.)
Field Report (Milwaukee, W.I.)
Flesh Wounds (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Flosstradamus (Chicago, I.L.)
Free Electric State (Durham, N.C.)
Frustrations (Detroit, M.I.)
G-Side (Huntsville, A.L.)
Glenn Jones (Jackson, F.L.)
Grohg (Raleigh, N.C.)
Gross Ghost (Carrboro, N.C.)
Guardian Alien (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Guinea Worms (Columbus, O.H.)
Hacienda (San Antonio, T.X.)
Heads On Sticks (Raleigh, N.C.)
High Wolf (Europe)
Hiss Golden Messenger (Durham, N.C.)
Holograms (Stockholm, Sweden)
Hubble (Berlin, Germany)
Hume (Washington, D.C.)
Hundred Waters (Gainesville, F.L.)
Ital (Washington, D.C.)
J Kutchma and the 5 Fifths (Durham, N.C.)
J. Roddy Walston and The Business (Baltimore, M.D.)
Jacaszek (Gdańsk, Poland)
Jackie Chain (Huntsville, A.L.)
Jane Jane Pollock (Thomasville, G.A.)
Jenny Besetzt (Greensboro, N.C.)
JOINT D≠(Charlotte, N.C.)
Jon Mueller’s Death Blues (Milwaukee, W.I.)
Julia Holter (Los Angeles, C.A.)
Kenny Roby (Raleigh, N.C.)
Kevin Drumm (Chicago, I.L.)
Lambchop (Nashville, T.N.)
Laurel Halo (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Lazy Janes (Raleigh, N.C.)
Left Outlet (Raleigh, N.C.)
Liars (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Lilac Shadows (Durham, N.C.)
Little Hollow (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Lizzy Ross Band (Annapolis, M.D.)
Mac McCaughan (Raleigh, N.C.)
MAKE (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Mark Holland (Yateley, Hampshire, England)
Mark McGuire (Cleveland, O.H.)
Matthew E. White (Richmond, V.A.)
Midtown Dickens (Durham, N.C.)
Minor Stars (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Mirel Wagner (Espoo, Finland)
My Best Fiend (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Nails (La Palma, C.A.)
Naked Gods (Boone, N.C.)
Nerves Junior (Louisville, K.Y.)
Nests (Raleigh, N.C.)
Nick Catchdubs (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
No BS! Brass Band (Richmond, V.A.)
NOBUNNY (Oakland, C.A.)
Odonis Odonis (Toronto, Canada)
Oneida (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Oren Ambarchi (Sydney, Australia)
Paint Fumes (Charlotte, N.C.)
Pallbearer (Little Rock, A.R.)
Papa M (David Pajo) (Philadelphia, P.A.)
Phil Cook & His Feat (Durham, N.C.)
Pipe (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Pop. 1280 (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Quiet Evenings (LaGrange, G.A.)
Roman Candle (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Roomrunner (Baltimore, M.D.)
Samantha Crain (Shawnee, O.K.)
Savage Knights (Raleigh, N.C.)
Say Brother (Columbia, S.C.)
Screaming Females (New Brunswick, N.J.)
Secret Cities (Fargo, N.D.)
Secret Mountains (Baltimore, M.D.)
Shark Quest (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Shirlette & The Dynamite Brothers (Durham, N.C.)
Shovels & Rope (Charleston, S.C.)
Silver Swans (San Francisco, C.A.)
Sinful Savage Tigers (Chapel Hill/ Durham, N.C.)
Sister Crayon (Sacramento, C.A.)
Some Army (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
STAG (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Starlings TN (Austin, Texas)
Strand of Oaks (Philadelphia, P.A.)
Sunn O))) (Dalarna, Sweden)
Sutekh Hexen (San Francisco, C.A.)
Tenement (Appleton, W.I.)
The Atlas Moth (Chicago, I.L.)
The Band In Heaven (West Palm Beach, Fla.)
The Beast (Durham, N.C.)
The Bronzed Chorus (Greensboro, N.C.)
The dB’s (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
The Future Kings Of Nowhere (Durham, N.C.)
The Hot at Nights (Raleigh, N.C.)
The Jesus and Mary Chain (Glasgow, Scotland)
The Mountain Goats (Durham, N.C.)
The Roots (Philadelphia, P.A.)
The Spits (Seattle, W.A.)
The Toddlers (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Thee Oh Sees (San Francisco, C.A.)
Tom Maxwell (Pittsboro, N.C.)
Tomas Phillips and Craig Hilton (Raleigh, N.C.)
Toon and The Real Laww (Durham, N.C.)
Tow3rs (Carrboro, N.C.)
Valient Thorr (Raleigh, N.C.)
Vattnet Viskar (Plaistow, N.H.)
Versus (New York City, N.Y.)
Whatever Brains (Raleigh, N.C.)
White Hills (New York City, N.Y.)
Withered (Atlanta, G.A.)
Wood Ear (Durham, N.C.)
Work Clothes (Carrboro, N.C.)
Wowser Bowser (Atlanta, G.A.)
Wye Oak (Baltimore, M.D.)
Wylie Hunter and the Cazadores (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Yo La Tengo (Hoboken, N.J.)
Young And In The Way (Charlotte, N.C.)
Young Magic (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Zack Mexico (Kill Devil Hills, N.C.)
Zammuto (Readsboro, VT)
Zeus (Toronto, Cananda)
Zola Jesus (Phoenix, A.Z.)

Jesus & Mary Chain — 2012 Tour Dates (via)
May 19: China Music Valley International Music Festival, Beijing, China
June 14: The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA, USA
June 15: Hollywood Park, Inglewood, CA, USA
June 16: House of Blues, Las Vegas, NV, USA
June 17: House of Blues, San Diego, CA, USA
Sept. 5: House of Blues, New Orleans, LA, USA
Sept. 7: Hopscotch Music Festival, Raleigh, N.C., USA

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