Call it "Coachella: Middle America Edition!" The KANROCKSAS Musical Festival, back for its second year following a one-year hiatus, announced its lineup Friday, with an array of bands that would make even fans of the California desert event jealous.
Joining previously announced headliners fun., MGMT, Kendrick Lamar, Tiësto, and the Avett Brothers are Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Passion Pit, Pretty Lights, Imagine Dragons, Miguel, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, She & Him, Empire Of The Sun, T-Pain, Yeasayer, and many more.
The festival takes place Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas.
Additional acts include: Sublime with Rome, Zeds Dead, Descendents, Baauer, Grouplove, Rusko, Dropkic, Murphys, Machine Gun Kelly, Son Volt, Borgore, Grimes, A-Trak, ZZ Ward, Flosstradamus, Trinidad Jame$, Danny Brown, Hopsin, Clockwork, Action Bronson, Mimosa, Robert DeLong, Killer Mike, Polyphonic Spree, Delta Rae, the Knocks, Three Loco, Congorock, Savoy (live), Destructo, Manufactured Superstars, twenty one pilots, Blondfire, Churchill, Camera Obscura, Low Riderz, Anna Lunoe, Family Of The Year, Aer, Air Dubai, Caitlin Rose, Empires, Langhorne Slim, the Floozies, and Beautiful Bodies.
KANROCKSAS made its debut in the summer of 2011 and took a hiatus in 2012 to allow the festival’s home, the Kansas Speedway--located in the burgeoning Village West area of Kansas City--undergo a significant facelift including major infield renovations and the opening of Hollywood Casino. It introduced Midwest music lovers and fans from around the globe to a top-tier music festival experience spurred by headliners Eminem and Muse, along with national and local musicians representing virtually every genre. As the first major music event to take place at Kansas Speedway, festival organizers succeeded in creating a one-of-a-kind experience and fans can expect nothing less in 2013.
A limited amount of two-day passes are available now for $175.00, with camping passes discounted to $25.00. The fees will rise in the coming weeks so purchasing tickets and camping passes early is encouraged. Tickets are available now at www.kanrocksas.com.
KANROCKSAS is also offering a hassle-free VIP experience ticket. This includes a VIP parking area with private entry to the festival, a locker to store valuables and access to private, elevated viewing areas with great sight-lines at two inside track stages, the “Chill Lounge,” a shaded seating area w/private bar, air conditioned premium restrooms, a VIP food program and much more.