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Merriweather lineup: Marilyn Manson, Phish, Barenaked Ladies

Friday - 4/5/2013, 6:41am  ET

Electronic duo The Postal Service will perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion on June 18 in support of the 10-year anniversary re-release of their album, 'Give Up.' (Courtesy of

Merriweather concert lineup

WTOP's Tim Bracken reports.


Tim Bracken,

WASHINGTON - Summer is just around the corner and outdoor concerts are a top priority for many concertgoers during the warm months.

Located in Columbia, Md., Merriweather Post Pavilion never fails when it comes to musical variety.

Here are some of the highlights from this year's lineup:


  • Scheduled for May 3 and May 4, the M3 Rock Festival features 80s hard rock groups including Jackl, Firehouse, and Great White.

  • The Sweetlife Festival celebrates food and music with Phoenix, Passion Pit, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and more. Scheduled for May 11.


  • The Capital Jazz Fest takes over Merriweather on June 7, June 8 and June 9. Get ready for multiple stages for music, great food, and art displays.

  • Glam and goth rock icons Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson are scheduled to perform on June 17. Gwar opens the night.

  • Electronic duo The Postal Service perform on June 18 in support of the 10-year anniversary re-release of their album, "Give Up."


  • Legendary jam band Phish performs on July 13 and July 14.

  • The "Last Summer On Earth Tour" features pop-rockers Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster. Scheduled for July 15.

  • Scheduled for July 20, the band FUN. performs along with fellow indie-rockers Tegan and Sara.

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