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New Orleans’ premiere music and arts festival Voodoo returns for the 18th time with an ensemble cast of talent. Headliners include Arcade Fire, Tool, The Weeknd, Puscifer, Cage the Elephant, G-Eazy, the Chainsmokers, Porter Robinson, and Die Antwoord. In total over 65 bands are scheduled to perform Oct.28-30 on the four stages in New Orleans’ City Park, bringing music fans the ultimate Halloween weekend.
By combining mega-popular acts with up and coming artists, Voodoo presents an incredibly diverse group of artists and talent that span many genres and styles. Trending new acts such as Reignwolf, Melanie Martinez, Wild Belle and Bully will be able to move their music to the big stage and connect with more people than ever before. Additionally, Excision, STS9, DJ Mustard, Party Favor, Lunice and others will take the stage to provide partiers with an all-day all-night dancing experience.
In addition to the music, Voodoo will offer gigantic, interactive art installations, a craft beer garden, carnival rides, and a myriad of authentic renowned New Orleans foods.
There are two different kinds of tickets available for purchase. There’s the 3-Day General Admission tickets which cost $140, and the 3-Day Loa VIP tickets, which cost $400. Those who purchase the VIP tickets have exclusive access to an express lane at the main entrance, air-conditioned bathrooms, special viewing areas, and more. Additional details can be found here.
The full lineup for the festival can be found below:
Band of Horses
Cage the Elephant
Les Claypool’s The Claypool Lennon Delirium
Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires
What So Not
Nothing But Thieves
The Pretty Reckless
Black Tiger Sex Machine
All Them Witches
Sir the Baptist
The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers
Cakes Da Killa
The Breton Sound
Carmine P. Filthy
Jane’s Addiction put on a hell of a show last year, read about it here.