Voodoo Fest Adds Jack White, Avett Brothers, Kaskade, Silversun Pickups

Article Contributed by SRO | Published on Saturday, June 23, 2012

Jack White--one of the most prolific and renowned artists of the past fifteen years--has been confirmed as the final headliner for THE VOODOO MUSIC AND ARTS EXPERIENCE PRESENTED BY STEPHEN REHAGE.  Touring in support of his critically acclaimed debut solo album Blunderbuss, White joins previously announced headliners Grammy Award-winning trio Green Day and the legendary Neil Young & Crazy Horse.  The Avett Brothers; Kaskade; Justice; Silversun Pickups; JFK of MSTRKRFT; AWOLNATION; Étienne De Crécy; K’Nann; Dave Stewart; The Gaslamp Killer; Thomas Dolby; Borgore; Nervo; and Supagroup round out the developing 2012 VOODOO line-up that features artists from a variety of musical genres, while also reflecting the cultural gumbo that defines this historic and beloved American city (full talent list is below).

Celebrated as one of America’s most eclectic festivals and the final musical event of the annual U.S. music festival season, this year’s VOODOO--Friday, October 26, Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28--will mark its 14th consecutive year. In addition, for the first time, this year’s VOODOO will offer on site camping.  The inaugural camping experience will offer festival goers the chance to sleep under the stars amidst two hundred year old oak trees, picturesque lagoons and waterways of New Orleans’ historic City Park and located just steps away from the entrance to the annual Halloween weekend music celebration.

The VOODOO 2012 line-up (as of June 23) is as follows:

Green Day; Neil Young & Crazy Horse; Jack White; Skrillex; The Avett Brothers; Kaskade; Justice; Silversun Pickups; AWOLNATION; Dave Stewart; Gary Clark Jr.; Bootsy Collins; Étienne de Crécy; K'Naan; JFK of MSTRKRFT; Tomahawk; Thomas Dolby; Say Anything; Die Antwoord; Modestep; Toots and The Maytals; Preservation Hall Jazz Band; The Gaslamp Killer; Borgore; Nervo; The New Orleans Bingo! Show; The Features; Dev; Delta Rae; Soul Rebels; George Porter Jr. and the Runnin' Pardners; DJ QBert & D-Styles of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz; DallasK; Jim-E Stack; Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds; Infantree; Treme Brass Band; Lil Band O' Gold; CC Adcock and The Lafayette Marquis; The Revivalists; Johnny Vidacovich and James Singleton doing James Booker; Ingrid Lucia presents New Orleans Nightengales; Force Feed Radio; Marcia Ball; Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires; Paul Sanchez; Dirty Dozen Brass Band; Andy Suzuki and The Method; Dirty Dozen Brass Band; 101 Runners feat Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Beverly Skillz; Pimps of Joytime; Star and Dagger; TBC Brass Band; Tribute to Jimmy's Music Club Models, Dash Rip Rock, Sexdog & Stephie and The Whitesox; Supagroup; Noisician Coalition;Lost Bayou Ramblers with Preservation Hall Horns; Luke Winslow King; Leo Jackson and The Melody Clouds; Royal Teeth; Carmine P. Filthy; Unicorn Fukr; Rekanize; Big History; Christopher Joseph; Christoph Andersson; Fleur de Tease with Special Guests; Debauche; Chicano Batman; St. Cecilia's Asylum Chorus; Mainline; and Money Mitch.

Tickets and camping passes for the 2012 VOODOO are available now via www.thevoodooexperience.com utilizing Elevate’s easy online shopping experience--with helpful customer service--that allows buyers to print their own tickets.  Ticket prices (as of June 23) are as follows:  three-day weekend GA tickets are $175; LOA Lounge VIP three-day pass are $500 and LOA Lounge VIP three-day pass with parking are $550.  More information about this year’s VOODOO including information and pricing of camping options can also be found at www.thevoodooexperience.com. 2012 VOODOO partners include Bud Light, Toyota, Garnier Fructis, Red Bull, American Spirits and Fuse TV.