New Orleans’ Voodoo Festival Adds Laundry List Of Talent – Jack White, Silversun Pickups, Skrillex
Since 1999, Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans’ City Park has been the place to be for music fans to trek to on Halloween.
Over the years the Voodoo Festival has played host to hundreds of top acts including Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Eminem, 50 Cent, Kiss, Duran Duran, Nine Inch Nails, R.E.M., My Chemical Romance and 311.
Previously announced names for the festival included Green Day, who will have just released their hotly anticipated first album from the ¡Uno!, ¡Dos! and ¡Tre! trilogy.
Rehage Entertainment, the Voodoo Festival’s organizer, just released their latest additions including Jack White, Kaskade, Silversun Pickups, Die Antwood to this year’s already impressive roster.
The complete lineup includes Green Day, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Jack White, Skrillex, The Avett Brothers, Kaskade, Justice, Silversun Pickups, AWOLNATION, Dave Stewart, Gary Clark Jr., Bootsy Collins, Étienne de Crécy, K’Naan, JFK of MSTRKRFT, Tomahawk, Thomas Dolby, Say Anything, Die Antwoord, Modestep, Toots and The Maytals, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Gaslamp Killer, Borgore, Nervo, The New Orleans Bingo! Show, The Features, Dev, Delta Rae, Soul Rebels, George Porter Jr. and the Runnin’ Pardners, DJ QBert & D-Styles of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, DallasK, Jim-E Stack, Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds, Infantree, Treme Brass Band, Lil Band O’ Gold, CC Adcock and The Lafayette Marquis, The Revivalists, Johnny Vidacovich and James Singleton doing James Booker, Ingrid Lucia presents New Orleans Nightengales, Force Feed Radio, Marcia Ball, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, Paul Sanchez, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Andy Suzuki and The Method, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, 101 Runners feat Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Beverly Skillz, Pimps of Joytime, Star and Dagger, TBC Brass Band, Tribute to Jimmy’s Music Club Models, Dash Rip Rock, Sexdog & Stephie and The Whitesox, Supagroup, Noisician Coalition, Lost Bayou Ramblers with Preservation Hall Horns, Luke Winslow King, Leo Jackson and The Melody Clouds, Royal Teeth, Carmine P. Filthy, Unicorn Fukr, Rekanize, Big History, Christopher Joseph, Christoph Andersson, Fleur de Tease with Special Guests, Debauche, Chicano Batman, St. Cecilia’s Asylum Chorus, Mainline, Money Mitch and more.
The three day festival also calls attention to local Louisiana acts.
The Voodoo Music + Art Experience takes place October 26-28 at City Park and also features many local Louisiana acts. Tickets range from $175 for 3-day passes and various camping packages to $500 VIP passes. For ticket links and venue info click here.
–Jay Tilles / CBS Local