Merge Records has been celebrating its 25th anniversary with a number of different activities, including a 25k run and a singles series, plus recent reissues of albums by Lambchop and Superchunk. And this summer, the North Carolina label will hold a festival featuring performances by a number of bands from its roster. Merge 25 is happening July 23-26 in Carrboro, NC, in three different venues: Baldwin Auditorium at Duke University, Cat’s Cradle and an outdoor venue to be announced.
The Merge 25 festival lineup includes Neutral Milk Hotel, Lambchop performing Nixon, Destroyer, Caribou, Bob Mould, Wye Oak, The Clientele, Ex Hex, The Rock*A*Teens, and more to be announced.
Festival passes are available at the Cat’s Cradle website.
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