Flaming Lips, Kendrick Lamar among acts set for 50-state, 50-concert event
Kendrick Lamar, Sublime with Rome, The Flaming Lips and Alex Clare are among the acts confirmed to take part in the "Bud Light Music First" inaugural project, which will feature 50 performances taking place in 50 states within a 24-hour period.
On Aug. 1, one musical act will perform in each of the 50 states as part of the nationwide "50/50/1" event. Fans can become part of the experience and learn more about the project by downloading the Bud Light Music Experience app or visiting the event's MySpace page.
Other acts include Emeli Sandé, Drive-By Truckers, The Gaslight Anthem, The Airborne Toxic Event, The Dirty Heads, Capital Cities, Citizen Cope, Coheed & Cambria, Gogol Bordello, Mastodon and Machine Head, Halestorm, Under the Sun Tour, Guster, The Mowgli's, Minus the Bear, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Best Coast,Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls, Wavves, The Hold Steady, Corey Smith and Portugal. the Man.
Cities, venues and times will be announced soon.
"It's not uncommon for fans to travel cross-country to see their favorite acts perform at summer music festivals, but we're turning the traditional festival concept on its head by bringing the show to everyone," Rob McCarthy, Vice President of Bud Light, explained in a press release. "With one act playing in each state, the entire country will have the opportunity to be part of Music First's 50/50/1 experience."