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Kilo Wattson writesMusic in Pictures: Hopscotch Music Festival

The fourth annual Hopscotch Music Festival took place September 5 - 7, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. It featured 175 bands in 15 venues within a 10 block radius in Raleigh's revitalized downtown area. Hopscotch Director Greg Lowenhagen came up with the idea for the festival after moving back to the Triangle area from Austin and Chicago: "When I returned from being away, I realized the Triangle, with its strong music heritage and abundance of local talent, seemed ready for a different, more nationally recognizable festival to call its own." CHIRP's Micha Ward, a native North Carolinian, was there to document the festival in photos. Click for the full line-up.

The Breeders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Rosebuds

The Rosebuds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile

 

Gross Ghost

Gross GhostGross Ghost

Gross Ghost

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Future Islands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merzbow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Kingsbury Manx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angel Olsen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lady Lamb The Beekeeper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mount Moriah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Torres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spider Bags

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spiritualized

 

Jenks Miller Band

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merzbow and Thurston Moore (This was a difficult set to shoot but we had to show you these two legends on stage together for an impromptu performance)

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