MFNW announces 2012 lineup

Today, Willamette Week announced the lineup for Portland’s premier music festival, MusicfestNW 2012. Celebrating its twelfth year, and featuring one if its best lineups ever, MFNW will own all of the Northwest from September 5th through 9th, as over 150 bands perform at 16 clubs around town. This year’s headliners include Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit, Girl Talk, and Beirut. Other great acts and KEXP listener favorites include The Tallest Man On Earth, The Helio Sequence, Starfucker, Black Mountain, Fucked Up, King Khan & the Shrines, Menomena, Ceremony, Old 97′s and many others, plus an earbuzzing trifecta with J. Mascis, Sebadoh, and Dinosaur Jr.. You can find the full lineup below and at the Muscifest NW website. Festival tickets and wristbands are currently available here.

MFNW 2012 Lineup:

Silversun Pickups
Beirut
Girl Talk
Passion Pit
A-Trak
Dinosaur Jr.
Sebadoh
J. Mascis
The Tallest Man On Earth
The Helio Sequence
Old 97′s performing Too Far To Care
Yelawolf
Hot Snakes
Menomena
Trampled By Turtles
Starfucker
Red Fang
Danny Brown
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Typhoon
Swans
Lightning Bolt
Purity Ring
Black Mountain
King Khan & the Shrines
Hazel
Fucked Up
Big Freedia
Future Islands
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
Redd Kross
Sloan performing Twice Removed
John Maus
Moonface
Omar Souleyman
Joe Pug
Big Business
The Men
Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three
I Break Horses
Milo Greene
Tanlines
The Growlers
Trust
DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubin
Touche Amore
Ceremony
Nite Jewel
Chelsea Wolfe
Blouse
Julia Holter
Mirrorring
LP
Xiu Xiu
Gardens & Villa
The Builders and The Butchers
Bobby Bare Jr.
The Soft Moon
Cheap Girls
Pete Krebs and the Gossamer Wings
Sad Baby Wolf
Radiation City
These United States
Brown Bird
Joyce Manor
Defeater
Daughn Gibson
Holcombe Waller
Hey Marseilles
Craft Spells
Mean Jeans
The People’s Temple
Fort Lean
Mrs. Magician
The Drowning Men
Crystal Antlers
And And And
Alialujah Choir
Quest For Fire
Evian Christ
Tender Forever
Curious Mystery
Onuinu
Pure Bathing Culture
Mac Demarco
Dante vs. Zombies
DJ Beyondadoubt
Sandpeople
Hungry Ghost
Brainstorm
Erik Koskinen
Lake
White Lung
Naytronix
Hosannas
Headaches
AAN
Arrington De Dionyso
Casey Neil & The Norway Rats
Copy
Dirtclodfight
DJ Cooky Parker
Grandparents
Guantanamo Baywatch
Kendl Winter
Lemolo
Old Light
Palmas
Snow Bud & The Flower People
Stay Calm
Sun Angle
Swahili
The Dangerous Boys Club
The Dimes
The Needful Longings
The Suicide Notes
Tyler Lyle
Vice Device
White Fang

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One Comment

  1. Shteevie
    Posted May 30, 2012 at 12:40 pm | Permalink

    This lineup is phenomenal - as a Seattleite, I’d say it puts this year’s Sasquatch, Bumbershoot, and Capitol Hill Block Party to shame. Make some room for me, Portland!

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