Sloss Music & Arts Festival has announced the lineup for the 2017 event taking place Saturday & Sunday, July 15-16 at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Birmingham, Alabama. More information can be found at www.SlossFest.com.
Alabama Shakes, Widespread Panic, Odesza and Sturgill Simpson Top the Weekend’s Bill
Run the Jewels, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Phantogram & NEEDTOBREATHE
Also To Perform at 3rd Annual Festival:
Spoon, Cherub, Judah & The Lion, Tycho, K. Flay, Conor Oberst
Vince Staples, Cashmere Cat, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
+ Dozens More Round Out Lineup
Tickets On Sale Friday, February 3rd at 10am CST at SlossFest.com
BIRMINGHAM, AL (January 31st, 2017) – The 3rd Annual Sloss Music & Arts Festival has announced the full lineup of performers scheduled for the two-day event, which returns to Historic Sloss Furnaces on Saturday & Sunday, July 15th and 16th.
Alabama Shakes will return to Birmingham for the first time since 2013 when they sold out two nights on the Sloss Furnaces Shed Stage. Since then they have gone on to win 3 Grammy Awards for Best Rock Song, Best Rock Performance and Best Alternative Music Album. The Sloss Fest performance will be one of only a few shows the band has planned for 2017.
Widespread Panic has a legacy in Birmingham that goes back 30 years, playing over 50 shows including 23 sold out nights at Oak Mountain Amphitheater. The Georgia band will be playing limited dates in 2017, so don’t miss them on the festival stage in downtown Birmingham.
Sturgill Simpson returns to the Sloss Fest stage on the heals of his 2017 Album Of The Year Grammy nomination for A Sailor’s Guide to Earth and a scorching performance on Saturday Night Live. Electronic duo Odesza has become a regular presence at festivals across the country and now has two best-selling albums to its credit in 2012’s “Summer’s Gone” and 2014’s “In Return”. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats are poised to make the band’s Birmingham concert debut.
Additional acts include Run The Jewels, Phantogram, NEEDTOBREATHE, Spoon, Cherub, Judah & The Lion, Tycho, K. Flay, Conor Oberst, Vince Staples, Cashmere Cat, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, and many more. The full list of confirmed artists can be found below.
All tickets are two-day weekend passes and go on sale this Friday, February 3rd at 10:00am CST at SlossFest.com. General Admission, “Iron,” and VIP passes will be available. A limited number of two-day general admission passes start at $115.00 plus fees. Ticket prices will increase as allotments run out. Payment plan options will also be available. “Iron” passes grant access to three air-conditioned tents on site. VIP tickets offer many exclusive amenities including air-conditioned VIP Lounges by each stage with special viewing areas, special entrance lanes and a limited edition 2017 poster. Full details can be found at SlossFest.com.
NEW for 2017 – Sloss Fest is excited to announce the Boss Pass, the Ultimate Sloss Fest Experience. Boss Pass holders will receive exclusive access to premium, up close viewing areas on the Blast & Steam Stages, an air conditioned exclusive Boss Lounge, complimentary food provided by Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint, and beverages (including adult beverages!) at special Boss Bars in the VIP areas. PLUS Boss Parking directly across from festival gate, private entrance, a behind-the-scenes tour of the festival with on stage photo opp on Friday, July 14th, a swag bag of Sloss Fest goodies, limited edition poster, a badass laminate with YOUR face on it and all the amenities of the Iron & VIP passes. A very limited number of Boss Passes will be available, so don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience!
Sloss Tech will return on Friday, July 14th at the Lyric Theatre to kick off Sloss Fest weekend. The preeminent Technology Festival in the Southeast, Sloss Tech will again showcase thought-provoking presentations focused on the latest in emerging technologies and innovation, highlight local companies, and provide a platform for the tech community to network and share ideas, with the goal of elevating and strengthening the profile of Birmingham’s technology community. Organizers say this year’s event will be event bigger than last year’s which drew close to 600 people from all over the Southeast.
The expanded Piggly Wiggly Craftly Beerly Garden will return as well as the Sloss Metal Arts Program with live iron pouring demonstrations throughout the weekend, plus the API Poster Show, artists and craft vendors. The Seasick Records Stage will also return with an expanded lineup of local bands slated to perform throughout the weekend and Starr Hill Brewery will return with a special Sloss Fest specialty brew debuting at the festival.
The Outdoors presented by Alabama Outdoors will return in 2017 to outfit festival-goers with all the necessary festival survival gear! And if you ride your bike to Sloss Fest, feel like a high roller when you valet at the Redemptive Cycles Bike Valet. More on-site festival activities to be announced!
The 2017 Sloss Music & Arts Festival lineup includes:
Run The Jewels
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Judah & The Lion
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
Francis and the Lights
Waka Flocka Flame
Hiss Golden Messenger
Ages and Ages
Seasick Records Stage
C1UB : A.M.
Byron The Aquarius
Shaheed & DJ Supreme