The Disco Biscuits, Ryan Adams, Public Enemy, Death Cab For Cutie and Bad Brains Among Artists In Diverse Langerado Lineup
Langerado, which bills itself as ‘Florida’s Most Eclectic Music Festival,’ moves to Miami’s
Bicentennial Park from March 6-8. This year’s installment will remained connected with its jamband roots, with appearances by The Disco Biscuits, Umphrey’s McGee, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Heavy Pets, Lotus and the Spam Allstars. However, the event certainly will expand its scope in 2009. The seventh annual Langerado Music Festival will include appearances by Death Cab For Cutie, Snoop Dogg, Thievery Corporation (Live), Slightly Stoopid, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Public Enemy, Dashboard Confessional, Matisyahu, George Clinton & Parliament / Funkadelic, Tortoise and Chromeo. Other participants include seminal hip-hop/punk hybrid Bad Brains, indie-royalty Broken Social Scene,country sensation Zac Brown Band, New Wave punks Against Me!, Daptone exports Budos Band, instrumental experimentalists Tortoise, reggae favorites Steel Pulse, English livetronica mainstays The Egg, rising electronic/dance star Girl Talk and Irish crossovers The Pogues.
This year’s festival will draw in a number of rising indie-rock bands, including Ra Ra Riot,
Cold War Kids, Cloud Cult, Tigercity Holy F*ck, Black Kids, Tokyo Police
Club and The Virgins. Other acts scheduled to appear include Flogging
Molly, Cafe Tacuba, Pepper, The Faint, Gym Class Heroes, Tricky, Ozomatli,
DeVotchKa, Grupo Fantasma, The Gaslight Anthem, King Khan and the
Shrines, Lucero, Murs, Tortured Soul, Rebelution, K’Naan, The Aggrolites, Rachel Goodrich, Blue King Brown, Awesome New Republic, The Postmarks,
Suenalo Sound System and Mute Math.
As previously reported, the multi-band event will take place at Miami’s
Bicentennial Park from March 6-8. Previous festival headlines have
included R.E.M., Beastie Boys, Phil Lesh & Friends, Widespread Panic, Ben
Harper, Trey Anastasio, the Black Crowes, Cake and Wilco, among many