New Times and Stateside Presents Announce Viva PHX -- A One-Day Music Festival in Downtown Phoenix on March 7

Cutesy MTV hitmakers and indie heartthrobs The Neighbourhood of "Sweater Weather" fame will headline the festival along with the laidback-pop-meets-math-rock Pinback, alternative hip-hop icons Blackalicious, lo-fi singer/songwriting pixie Nite Jewel, underground rap star Murs, glittery dream-popper Kitten, and the ever jangly PAPA.

You can also gorge yourself on such tastemakers, buzz bands, and indie faves as Painted Palms, Chicano Batman, Adam Arcuragi, Ava Luna, GRMLN, The Wild Ones, and Weyes Blood. A "who's who" of locals and Arizona-based acts also along for ride and run the musical gamut from Zero Zero and The Holy Coast to Tucson's Salvador Duran and Vox Urbana.


The full lineup is as follows:

The Neighbourhood
Sir Mix-A-Lot
Nite Jewel
Chicano Batman
In The Valley Below
Salvador Duran
Adam Arcuragi
PigPen Theatre Co.
Kan Wakan
The Prowling Kind
Painted Palms
The Senators
Avid Dancer
Dry River Yacht Club
Zubia Brothers
Black Carl
Bogan Via
Vial of Sound
Ava Luna
Flamenco Por La Vida
Sara Robinson and the Midnight Special
The Wild Ones
Big Mona
Brian Marquis
Wooden Indian
Weyes Blood
David D'Alessio
The Burning of Rome
Kings of Spade
Vox Urbana
The Holy Coast
Zero Zero
Tobie Milford

The schedule of who's playing where will be released on February 7. In the meantime, tickets for the whole damn thing are on sale right now via Stateside. Attendees will receive a wristband upon arrival that will permit access to every venue. General admission is $12 this weekend only [UPDATE: They're already gone] $15 thereafter, and $30 for an express pass that allows "priority entry."

Stay tuned to Up on the Sun for more info in the coming weeks.

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