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Tears for Fears, Death Grips among acts for 2015 TBD Fest

The initial line-up for TBD Fest 2015 has been announced, with such headliners as Tears for Fears, Death Grips, Pretty Lights and more.
The initial line-up for TBD Fest 2015 has been announced, with such headliners as Tears for Fears, Death Grips, Pretty Lights and more. Courtesy TBD Fest

It’s time to shout, shout and let it all out - the initial line-up for 2015 TBD Fest has been announced.

The second edition of TBD Fest will return to West Sacramento, just south of the Tower Bridge, with a multi-genre roster of music, a locally focused food program, fashion and more. TBD Fest is slated to run from Sept. 18 to Sept. 20.

Headliners include Tears for Fears, the 1980s hitmakers behind “Shout” and “Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” and Death Grips, the Sacramento-based avant-rap group which was named as an “artist of the year” by Spin in 2012. Electronic music and indie-rock will once again form a key part of the TBD Fest programming, through such acts as Black Lips, Pretty Lights, Ratatat, Purity Ring and Tycho. Mobb Deep and Tyler, the Creator represent some of the festival’s hip-hop flavor. A-Trak, the great turntablist and Kanye West DJ who headlined TBD Fest’s New Year’s Eve part in midtown, is also on board for TBD Fest 2015.

The 2014 edition of TBD Fest, with such headliners as Blondie and Moby, drew a combined audience of more than 21,000, but was also hit with financial setbacks. The upcoming installment of TBD Fest includes a full weekend of music, showcases of local art and design, and a culinary battle between chefs from Sacramento and San Francisco.

Tickets cost $189 for a general admission weekend pass and $299 for VIP, which includes prime seating and private bars. A handful of additional acts are expected to be announced in August. Here’s the line-up thus far:

Pretty Lights - Tears For Fears - Cut Copy - Tyler, The Creator - Ratatat - Madeon - Death Grips - Purity Ring - Twin Shadow - Tycho - The Growlers - A-Trak - Dr Dog - Mobb Deep - Holy Ghost! - Black Lips - Ty Dolla $ - Ladyhawke - A Place To Bury Strangers - Mothxr - K Flay - Cathedrals - Nothing - The Coathangers - Magic Man - Chad Valley - ASTR - Joywave - Wave Racer - Panama - Touch Sensitive - Yung Lean - Giraffage - Verite - Dreamers - Shy Girls - Papa - Avis Dancer - James Supercave - O - Astronauts ETC - Louis The Child - Gazelle Twin - Zimmer - Post Malone - Hunt for the Breeze - Robokid - Shawn Wasabi - Yung Wall Street - Jody Winsternoff - Martin Roth - Vincenco - Beckwith - Jokim - Luca Lush - Blackbird Blackbird - Groundislava - Autograf - D331 - Gap Dream - Wax Witches - The Flavr Blue - Gillian Moss

For more information: http://www.tbdfest.com/

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