Neko Case & Fitz and The Tantrums to headline Capitol Hill Block Party

Festival season is upon us, and one of  the Emerald City’s hippest outdoor music events is The Capitol Hill Block Party. Organizers have released the names of some of the acts that will hit the stage July 20th-22nd.

Headlining artists for this year’s three day outdoor music event include rock ‘n’ soul outfit, Fitz and The Tantrums, who played Sasquatch and Bumbershoot last year, along with Northwest favorite Neko Case and Bumbershoot 2011 alum, Phantogram.

Partial Lineup…

Also performing are Major Lazer, The Lumineers, Grimes, Aesop Rock w/ Rob Sonic & DJ Big Wiz, Youth Lagoon, Diplo, Thee Oh Sees, Cloud Nothings, Twin Shadow, Dam-Funk, Doomtree, Porcelain Raft, Spoek Mathambo, White Arrows, Trust, El Ten Eleven Yuna, Light Asylum, King Tuff, Psychic Paramount, Father John Misty, Jaill, Onuinu, Black Breath, Blouse, Absolute Monarchs, Crystal Stilts, Yawn, The Coathangers, Deadkill, Sandrider, Eighteen Individual Eyes, Pollens, Nightmare Fortress Colonies, Yukon Blonde, John Maus, Blue Sky, Black Death, Nacho Picasso, Kris Orlowski, Lemolo Kithkin, Hot Bodies In Motion, Kung Foo Grip, Tropical Punk, Nu Sensae, NIGHT BEATS , Freighms, Tom Eddy, Dude York, Stephanie, NUDE, FEET, Blood Red Dancers, Space Needles, Skarp, Pony Time, Murmurs, Mass Games, Slow Dance, Crypts, Crime Wave, Trash Fire, Vox Mod, Mama Utah, Silly Goose, Underground Revival and much more!

Capitol Hill Block Party is a 3-day, 6-stage, 120 artist urban bash spanning 6-city blocks.

In addition to musical performances, the festival features resident art galleries, restaurants, bars, and stores that help define Seattle as a cultural hub.

CHBP’s reputation for bringing the best in regional and touring indie artists to the stage has drawn 10,000 people a day for sold out shows year after year.

Expect additional lineup information and new programming for 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party in the coming weeks!

Tickets are available here:

  • $75.00 + fees 3-day passes available until April 24th at 12 PST.
  • $85.00 + fees 3-day passes available after April 24th at 12 PST.
  • Enter to Win “Treasure Island Fly Away” by purchasing tickets before April 29th. “Treasure Island Fly Away Package” for 2 that includes, airfare, hotel and festival passes. For more details, terms and conditions click here.

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Fitz and the Tantrums step up their game at Sasquatch 2011 (Photos

Fitz and The Tantrums gain new converts in Seattle (Video)

Fitz and The Tantrums will throw it down at The Crocodile November

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