Moogfest, the popular electronic music festival, returns to Asheville this October complete with an all-star lineup and reduced ticket prices.
Headliners already on the schedule include Primus (Special 3D performance), Orbital, MiikeSnow and Santigold. Just announced today, Moogfest rolled out the names of additional performers. From the Moogfest facebook page:
Ladies and gentlemen, your line up additions! First up is hip hop icon NAS, performing with his Moog-ed out nine-piece band. Moogfest alums Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin (aka Oneohtrix Point Never) join us for their debut U.S. collaborative performance. New York’s Buke and Gase will bring their art-rock wild thing while representing Asheville are garage proggers Ahleuchatistas. Finally, electronic music pioneer Morton Subotnick presents “From Silver Apples to a Sky of Cloudless Sulfur.” A hearty welcome to all and get ready to be blown away!
Moogfest 2012, the annual festival of electronic and visionary music, celebrates the innovative spirit of Bob Moog, inventor of the Moog synthesizer and other musical innovations that changed music forever. Moogfest is a 3-day, multi-venue event held in Asheville, NC – the place Bob Moog called home for the last 30 years of his life.