Just announced: Mo Pop 2016 festival lineup with Haim, G-Eazy, and much more

On Saturday, July 23 to Sunday, July 24, the Mo Pop Festival returns to West Riverfront Park. Tickets are on sale next Tuesday, February 16 at noon via mopopfestival.com. Ticket prices are $89.50 (weekend presale), $249 (weekend VIP), and $109.50 (weekend general on sale). Discounts are available if you want to buy four tickets at once. 

Haim! G-Eazy! Father John Misty! Matt and Kim! The Head and the Heart! Borns! Mac DeMarco! Some band called Twin Peaks! Also, artisanal microbrews! Food trucks! Tech start-ups peddling apps, gizmos and experiences! An art bazaar!

Fans of MOR indie culture — anyone who thinks 'Portlandia' is funny, now is your time to rejoice!

And here is the press release:

Mo Pop Festival, Michigan’s premier annual music event announced the return to Detroit’s West Riverfront Park for two days of unparalleled fun! Mo Pop Festival has established itself asa two day event that celebrates ingenuity, creative expression and craft – three themes found in all of Detroit’s success stories.

The festival features some of the hottest alternative music acts in the country on two stages. This year’s line-up is: G-Eazy, M83, HAIM, The Head and The Heart, Matt and Kim, Glass Animals, Mac DeMarco, Father John Misty, BØRNS, Shakey Graves, FIDLAR, Nothing But Thieves, Banners, Raury, Twin Peaks, The Strumbellas, Lewis del Mar, Panama Wedding, Coast Modern, Alex G, and Quilt .

In addition to 10+ hours of non-stop music on two stages each day, the Mo Pop Festival will feature even more throughout the Festival grounds:

The RIVERSIDE BIERGARTEN will serve a delicious assortment of microbrews, Michigan beer, and unique specialty drinks.

The hugely popular FOOD TRUCK ALLEY is expanding so more foodies can enjoy a diverse selection of Metro Detroit’s finest food trucks.

Back by popular demand, the CRAFT BAZAR will feature an assortment of handmade goods from a dozen of Metro Detroit’s most talented crafts people. 

The second appearance of the Festival’s TECH TENT explores some of the metro area’s most interesting technology from hacker spaces, artists, start-ups and inventors. 

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Mike McGonigal

Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...
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