Sweetlife Festival schedule released; Lupe Fiasco, Girl Talk, The Strokes last to play Sunday night
The Strokes, Girl Talk, and Lupe Fiasco will be the last three acts to perform at the second ever Sweetlife Music Festival.
The one-day festival, which takes place Sunday at Merriweather Post Pavilion, posted its official schedule today.
Modern Man will kick off the festival at 12:50 p.m., followed by D.C's U.S. Royalty. The Strokes, the main headliners, will be last band to take the stage at 8:45 p.m.
1:15 – 1:35 pm US Royalty
1:40 – 2:00 pm Walk the Moon
2:15 – 2:45 pm Theophilus London
3:00 – 3:30 pm Ra Ra Riot
3:45 – 4:25 pm Cold War Kids
4:40 – 5:30 pm Crystal Castles
5:50 – 6:50 pm Lupe Fiasco
7:15 – 8:15 pm Girl Talk
8:45 – 10 pm The Strokes
The Strokes, who had been announced as the festival's headliners in late February, did not have any plans to play Maryland before Sweetlife (Look for our interview with Nikolai Fraiture in Friday's paper).
Same goes for Lupe Fiasco, who has just a couple of promotional appearances planned for new album "Lasers." Girl Talk last played Baltimore in January.
Sweetlife was created last year by Sweetgreen, the salad and yogurt restaurant group. But it was a more low-key event.
Hot Chip was the main draw, and the one-day event took place at a tent at Dupont Circle.This year, the festival will take over all of Merriweather, with several tents promoting organic food and sustainability in addition to the 10 hours of music at the amphitheater. Tickets, at $55, are on sale at Ticketfly.
A map of the festival grounds is below.
Map of Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion: