So Perry Ferrel must not have liked all those little lineup rumors and leaks from Jim DeRo. He apparently gave the industry reporter a new label: “Pepe Le Pew.” But whatever little drama happened between these two is beside the point, as Lolla has announced the full 2008 lineup to masses. We already knew those BIG headliners, but we’ve got the full monty to view in all its glory.


Rage Against

Louis XIV
Love and Rockets


& Special Sauce
Sharon &

& The Jicks


Your Vegas

Eli “Paperboy” Reed & the

Steel Train

Bang Camaro

The Blakes

Tally Hall
Spank Rock

Magic Wands

Electric Touch

The Parlor Mob

Bald Eagle
Mason Jennings
The Gutter Twins
Ha Ha Tonka


We Go To 11

The Weakerthans


& the Sea
The Ting Tings
Kid Sister

Does It Offend You, Yeah?

Cadence Weapon
De Novo Dahl
Noah and the Whale
Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s
Serena Ryder
Newton Faulkner

Advance three-day passes are now on sale for a limited time for $190 (after which the price increases to $205) at

The headliners have already made quite a statement, but it is the medium- and small-sized bands that usually tend to give this its depth. So what do all of you folks think? Seems like they’ve definitely picked up on some of the key 2007-08 indie rock favs. Is this on par previous years? A step up?

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