City Arts Fest 2012 lineup unveiled

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Two Door Cinema Club at 2011's Deck the Hall Ball. Alex Crick photo

It’s been known for a little while that David Byrne and St Vincent are headlining this year’s City Arts Fest but what hasn’t been known is what other artists and musicians will fill out the lineup for the four-day citywide festival. That changed today when it was announced Ghostland Observatory, Two Door Cinema Club, Joshua Radin, Brother Ali, Howlin Rain, EOTO, Zion I, Omar Rodriguez Lopez and dozens of others will be a part of the festival, which happens Oct. 17 – 20 at various venues throughout the city. More information about City Arts Fest can be found here. Here’s the complete lineup with more additions expected to be announced leading up to the event:

David Byrne & St. Vincent, Ghostland Observatory (performing at both Showbox Sodo and at the Laserdome), Two Door Cinema Club, Joshua Radin, Collie Buddz, A Fine Frenzy, Brother Ali with Blank Tape Beloved, EOTO, Lost in the Trees, Omar Rodriguez Lopez, The Maldives, Lemolo, Zion I, Neil Halstead, Howlin Rain, Ravenna Woods, D. Black, Cody Beebe & the Crooks, Gold Leaves, Homeboy Sandman with DJ Sosa, Motopony, “The Rolling Stones”, My Goodness, Gold Fields, Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, Reignwolf, Pep Love, Tiny Vipers, Throw Me The Statue, Grynch, Horse Feathers, Fatal Lucciauno, The New Law, Fox and the Law, Fly Moon Royalty, Black Bananas, Dana Buoy of akron/family, Spac3man, Midtown Dickens, Slang!, The Grizzled Mighty, Case Studies, Land of Pines, Davidson Hart Kingsbery, Larry Hawkins (formerly SK), Hobosexual, Kevin Long, Tomten, Stephanie, novaTRON, New Kingston, Friends, The Reminders, Los Rakas, The Holdup, Vokob Kompany, Michael Manahan, Marissa, and DJ Nima Fadavi

Travis Hay

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Travis Hay is a professional music journalist who has spent the past 14 years documenting and enjoying Seattle's diverse music scene. In 2009 he established Guerrilla Candy and is currently the site's editor and publisher. He has written for various media outlets including MSN Music, the Seattle-Post Intelligencer, Seattle Weekly, Crosscut.com and others and was the founder and editor of defunct music site Ear Candy.