The U.S. version of the Virgin Festival has fleshed out its 2007 lineup after announcing its three major headliners a few weeks back (the Police, the Smashing Pumpkins, and the Beastie Boys). The festival — which takes place August 4-5 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD — has just announced some big additions to its lineup, including some great bands and DJs that really run the gamut of musical genres.
The updated lineup now includes the following artists:
Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals
Deep Dish (Dubfire & Sharam)
Dieselboy & Andy C (w/ MC QG and MC Messinian)
Felix Da Housecat
Fountains of Wayne
Miguel Migs (Petalpusher)
Peter Bjorn and John
Sander Van Doorn
Sasha & John Digweed
Shout Out Out Out Out
The Crystal Method (DJ set)
TV on the Radio
Wu Tang Clan
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Is it me or is this lineup really solid? I think we’ve got an impressive Lollapalloza competitor on our hands, don’t you? They’ve really covered everything from indie rock to hip-hop to mainstream rock to all types of electronic music. Very tempting.
Tickets go on sale this Saturday, May 5, at 10 AM (ET) via TicketMaster. Two-day general admission tickets are $175 (or $450 for VIP), and single-day tickets are $97.50 (or $250 for VIP). Also, looks like you can get a free subscription to SPIN Magazine if you purchase your tickets online.