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Lineup announced for first U.S. Laneway Festival at Meadow Brook

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Sigur Ros and The National will headline the first U.S. version of the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, taking place Sept. 14 at the Meadow Brook Music Festival in Rochester Hills.

The full list of acts for the event can be found at http://youtu.be/x1OOxNE76pM

Tickets for $79.50 in advance go on sale at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 18 at Palacenet.com, The Palace Ticket Store and all Ticketmaster locations, including The Locker Room Store at Great Lakes Crossing. Tickets may be also charged by phone to American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard by calling 800.745.3000. A limited amount of “Early Bird” four-packs are available for $64.50 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased – free of convenience charge – at The Palace of Auburn Hills Ticket Store.

Sigur Ros and The National headline Laneway Festival Detroit with a lineup that spans the globe from Australia to Detroit. The nearly two dozen acts cover the gamut of indie rock, pop, rock, punk, experimental, dance, hip hop and R&B with The Dismemberment Plan, Solange, Icona Pop, My Brightest Diamond, Run the Jewels, Chvrches and Deerhunter to name a few set to appear at the festival.

Produced with Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Paradigm Agency, Laneway Festival Detroit will be more than a music festival – it will be a full-on assault on the senses, with a singular lineup, celebrating Detroit's renown musical visionaries.

“We were drawn to Laneway’s pedigree as a ground-breaking festival for indie music and we wanted to bring that here to Detroit, a place with its own incredible pedigree for musical innovation,” said Lucinda Treat, Palace Sports & Entertainment executive vice president for Business Operations and Strategy. “This lineup embodies our ambitions and as we get closer to September, we’re certain we will deliver what Laneway fans have come to expect and more.”

The festival’s footprint envelopes Meadow Brook’s rolling green fields on the campus of Oakland University. Two main stages and a third stage will be built on grounds; the Meadow Brook amphitheater stage will serve as the festival’s fourth stage. Ample space will also be dedicated to showcasing local markets, culinary heroes and locally brewed specialties.

The Laneway Festival, founded by Danny Rogers and Jerome Borazio in partnership with Chugg Entertainment in Melbourne, Australia in 2004, now spans eight cities and four countries (Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the U.S.). Known for delivering the newest and most exciting indie music acts on the global festival circuit, the Laneway Festival is programmed by music lovers for music lovers.

After spending some time in Detroit a year ago, Rogers said he knew the city was Laneway’s next stop and first American outpost. “Detroit is having its rebirth and as Laneway continues to evolve, we can identify with a city that continuing to evolve as well,” Rogers said. “It seemed like a great fit and this lineup seals it.”

More information is available at www.lanewayfestival.com, on Twitter @LanewayFestUS #LanewayDetroit and at www.facebook.com/LanewayFestivalUS

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