Merriweather concert lineup
WTOP's Tim Bracken reports.
Tim Bracken, wtop.com
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
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
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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