Concert news: CD102.5 announces Summerfest lineup; separately, Macklemore's coming to town
CD102.5 announced its Summerfest lineup today, bringing together Matt & Kim, Cold War Kids, Ra Ra Riot, Smith Westerns, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, Cayucas, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Nina West and Friends plus DJs, comedians, food trucks and more on Saturday, Aug. 24. The event will be staged in LC Pavilion's festival setting, i.e. the parking lot behind the LC where Mumford & Sons played last year and where Fun. is playing next month. Tickets cost $15 ($20.85 with fees) starting at 10 a.m. Friday. NOTE: The indoor LC will host an afterparty featuringroeVy, which is rad.
Also announced today: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will headline the Schott on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Revered MCs Talib Kweli and Big K.R.I.T. will open. Tickets cost $36.50 to $42 ($49.60 to $55.20 with fees), and they go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.