Foburg Announces 2012 Lineup

Foburg Announces 2012 Lineup

Foburg Fest 2012 Lineup Announced

The Marigny/Bywater South-by-Southwest stop-through indie fest known as Foburg Fest, now in it’s third year after the New Orleans Indie Rock Collective launched in 2010, has rolled out the lineup for this year’s event, and will take place March 9-11, this year a safer distance from Mardi Gras fallout than last year’s (which came the weekend after) so no excuses to miss any of the can’t miss acts rolling through this year. Also, judging by the presence of Freedia, and , it appears a bounce azzstravaganza is included in the festivities so there’s that…Foburg will take over most all nightclubs throughout the Marigny and Bywater areas. Weekend passes can be picked up at the festival’s site for $25.

More details on performers via Nola.com:

Over 100 independent music acts will perform at 10 venues during the course of Foburg 2012. So far, confirmed headliners are Maps & Atlases, Japanther, J. Roddy Walston & the Business, and . Other performers include touring bands like The Men, Aunt Martha, Black Taxi and The Pharmacy. Representing on the local side will be Sun Hotel, Caddywhompus, , , Brass Bed, Katey Red, Sissy Nobby, Jean-Eric, King Rey, Royal Teeth, Prom Date and others to be announced.

The foburg.comedy program, presented by local comedy improv group The New Movement, will include Cyrus Coope, Dane Faucheux, , Drew Platt and others.

February 9, 2012 |  by  |  Festivals, News
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