Monday, April 06, 2009

Go ahead and put this on your calendar now.

XX Merge: On-sale date & bands announced!

In celebration of our 20th anniversary, Merge bands of the past and present will converge for 5 days of live music, July 22-26th in the heat of the sunny North Carolina summer. We are calling these 5 days of live music and mayhem, XX Merge.

XX Merge
Wednesday, July 22nd - Sunday, July 26th
4 nights at the Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro, NC
1 night at Memorial Hall in Chapel Hill, NC on UNC Campus
Details of additional music & bedlam yet to come!

Featuring over 25 of your favorite Merge artists including...Superchunk, Spoon, Conor Oberst, Spent, M. Ward, The Rosebuds, Destroyer, Guv'ner, Polvo, Pipe & The Broken West. Many more bands both expected and unexpected still to-be-announced!

5-Day Passes are $150 and will get you in to all XX Merge festivities. Passes will go on sale on Wednesday, April 8th at 10 AM EST via and 5-day passes are nontransferable. A limited number of tickets for individual Cradle shows and the Memorial Hall show will be made available at a later date.

**Please note: Due to the size and scope of this event, we will not be offering press passes. If you know you are coming for the whole festival, we can arrange for you to buy a pass and will be thrilled to see you in July! Thanks for understanding.

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