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The folks at the Momentary just dumped a bunch of music news right on our heads this morning. A bucketful. Splash.
Officials this morning announced plans for four big concerts this summer, including Brittney Spencer and Old Crow Medicine Show on May 12 as part of the Walton’s Heartland Summit; a performance by German electronic pioneers Kraftwerk on June 26; a huge hip hop show featuring Run the Jewels and Big Boi as part of Crystal Bridges’ The Dirty South exhibit on July 16; and legendary songwriters Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt on Oct. 8.
Also in the bucket of music news, Dispatch (Acoustic), Amos Lee, Hayes Carll, Arkansauce and others have been added to the Fresh Grass festival lineup, coming to the venue May 20-21.
It’s a lot to process. We’re sitting here just drenched in music news.
Along with the additions to the lineup announced today, the Fresh Grass lineup also includes Emmylou Harris and the Red Dirt Boys, Margo Price, Amythyst Kiah, Sam Bush, the Jerry Douglas Band, and more. Tickets to FreshGrass have been on sale for a while. They are $135 for adults, and $35 fir children 7-16 (free for kids 6 and under). To purchase, visit freshgrass.com.
Tickets to Brittney Spencer and Old Crow Medicine Show are on sale to Momentary members today, and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. next Tuesday, March 29. General Admission tickets are $42, $34 for members, and $20 for students, according to the website.
Tickets to the Kraftwerk show are also on sale for Momentary members, and also go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. next Tuesday, March 29. Prices are $72 for general admission, $60 for Momentary members, and $20 for students. Here’s more info.
Tickets for Run the Jewels and Big Boi are on sale to Momentary and Crystal Bridges members as of today, and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29. Prices are $68 for general admission, and $56 for members. Here’s more info.
The Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt show goes on sale later this spring.
We should have had an umbrella ready. Momentary officials told us last month they were planning to announce 7-8 big shows for this summer, in addition to three music festivals (Fresh Grass, a new electronic festival called Momentous, plus one other un-named event).
“I guarantee you it is going to blow your mind,” Momentary’s programmer of music and festivals Argeo Ascani told reporters and members last month. “You’ll want to get those tickets early once those are announced.”
More announcements are expected in the coming weeks. We’re going to need a towel.
More info about today’s announcements is here.