Foo Fighters, Kendrick, LCD Soundsystem and DJ Snake Top Voodoo 2017 Lineup

Last week, Foo Fighters made news when out of the blue they released the single “Run,” and made more when its video was viewed 2.2 million times in the first 24 hours. Today, they’re in the news again as they’re slated to return to the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience, along with Kendrick Lamar, The Killers, LCD Soundsystem and DJ Snake. 

Register for a Chance to Win Weekend Passes to Voodoo 2017

Tuesday morning, the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience will release its talent lineup for this year’s festival. Voodoo will take October 27-29 in City Park, and this will be the second year that C3 Presents will produce Voodoo, which benefited from a more focused lineup with a more intuitive layout last year that addressed previous years' soundbleed issues. At a time when even the festival’s good years felt provisional, Voodoo 2016 raised the possibility that a corner had been turned.

Win Tickets to See Bro Safari

EDM is a descriptor like “rock”—right, but so broad that when applied to electronic dance music, it says almost nothing. For Bro Safari, it’s more or less accurate. The veteran DJ/producer recently released “Reality,” and its verse and hook sung airily by Sarah Hudson are pure pop, but right at the point that you expect the song to take off ecstatically, the bottom drops out and face-melting bass turns the dance floor into a neon swamp.

Register to Win Tickets to Case/Lang/Veirs

“Although [k.d.] lang has said they didn’t start with a theme, much of case/lang/veirs stems from this idea of relationships as wholesome forces,” writes Pitchfork critic Laura Snapes. “They” are Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs, who came together to release a collaborative album. “More than once, the presence of someone else is a revivifying power, peeling whoever’s singing away from the ledge, up off the rug.

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