McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2016: Beck, The Avett Brothers, Animal Collective


The McDowell Mountain Music Festival, one of our top pics for springtime music festivals, has started dropping names for their 2016 edition. Beck, Animal Collective, Porter Robinson, and The Avett Brothers top the list of the three day fest that happens from March 11-13, 2016. The 100% non-profit music festival benefits local charities. VIP, three-day, and single-day tickets will go on sale November 17th on the official website.

The lineup is as follows by day in alphabetical order (no set order):

Friday: Animal Collective, Beck, Big Wild
Saturday: Goldfish, GRiZ, The Main Squeeze, M!nt, Porter Robinson Live, St. Lucia
Sunday: The Avett Brothers, Bird Dog, Gary Clark Jr., Kaleo
Locals: Captain Squeegee, The Haymarket Squares, The Senators, Gus Campbell, Harper & The Moths, CooBee Coo, Huckleberry, Fairy Bones, Ruca

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