SPIN has confirmed that the acclaimed TV on the Radio will headline the annual SPIN@Stubb’s party on Friday, March 18. The Brooklyn-based rockersâ€™ performance at SPIN@Stubb’s marks their first appearance in support of their fourth studio album, Nine Types of Light, which will be released on April 12.
TV on the Radio will be joined on the outdoor stage by The Kills, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, The Vaccines, OFF!, and Smith Westerns, while the indoor stage will include performances by MNDR, Young the Giant, Dom, Electric Child, and 28 North. The party, which runs from noon – 6pm, will also feature DJ sets by Skrillex, Wolfgang Gartner, Designer Drugs, and Anika.
â€œEvery year the line-up is anxiously awaited and once again SPIN@Stubb’s wonâ€™t disappoint. TV on the Radio are two-time SPIN Album of the Year honorees and itâ€™s a huge privilege having them join us this year,â€ says Doug Brod, SPIN editor in chief. â€œThe SPIN@Stubb’s party has become synonymous with Austinâ€™s spring music ritual and the TV on the Radio show is sure to be one of the hottest tickets.â€
SPIN returns to the 3,000-capacity venue for the ninth year running for what has become one of the highlights of the annual music gathering in Texas. Past performers have included Hole (2010), Echo and the Bunnymen (2009), Vampire Weekend (2008), Buzzcocks and Kings of Leon (2007), The Charlatans UK (2006), The New York Dolls (2005), The Hives and The Killers (2004), and Hot Hot Heat and The Black Keys (2003).
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