Arts Desk

Virgin Mobile FreeFest Lineup: Dismemberment Plan, Jack White, Skrillex

Totally called it: The Dismemberment Plan is playing this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Oct. 6 at Merriweather Post Pavillion. Also on the two main stages' lineups: Jack White, Skrillex, NasM83, ZZ Top, Santigold, Alabama Shakes, Ben Folds Five, Allen Stone, Trampled by Turtles, Portugal. The Man, Das Racist, Future Islands, and I.M.P. fave Justin Jones. In the Dance Forest: Above & Beyond, Porter & Zedd, Thomas Gold, Nervo, local Alvin Risk, and Penguin Prison, with more TBA.

Want those free tickets? Mark off next Thursday or Friday. Here's the block quote:

Tickets to the 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest will go “On Free” to the public at noon (EDT) Friday, Aug. 24, via Fans who choose to follow Virgin Mobile Live on Twitter (@virginmlive) will see a link to participate in the private presale, which will be held Thursday, Aug. 23. Virgin Mobile customers and prior Virgin Mobile Festival ticket buyers will get special notification of the presale in advance as well.

Not-so-instant reaction to the lineup coming soon.

Photo by Ramon Ramirez

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  • Musik Kritik

    Jack White is complelety overated. Junk for unsophisticared listeners.
    As are most of these performers and bands.
    ZZ Top? puh-leeze. What have they done lately? You may as well get the Doobie Brothers to walk thru their stage act again for the ten thousandth time....

  • kalie

    I would love to see Ben Folds Five now that they are back together and releasing a new album. The video for their single Do It Anyway is great.

  • shelby

    I still cant believe Ben Folds Five is so pumped for the new album I already pre-ordered it!