The annual Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina, is set to return this week. The three-day event will feature a variety of acts performing on the main outdoor stages and at seven other venues throughout the downtown area. The lineup includes King Krule, Pavement, Margo Price, Denzel Curry, Dinosaur Jr., and Japanese Breakfast.
The festival offers a wide range of music genres, from folk and rock to EDM and hip-hop. The festivities will begin on Thursday at 3:30 pm. The two main stages are located at City Plaza and Moore Square, one of Raleigh’s two remaining original parks. Additional performances will take place at Kings, Lincoln Theater, Nash Hall, Neptunes, The Pour House, Slims, Transfer Co., and Wicked Witch starting at either 9 or 9:30 pm each night.
On Thursday, September 7, Moore Square will host Sam Evian at 5:00 pm, Mild High Club at 6:30 pm, and King Krule at 8:30 pm. Meanwhile, City Plaza will feature Truth Club at 4:20 pm, Palm at 5:45 pm, Alvvays at 7:30 pm, and Pavement at 9:20 pm.
On Friday, September 8, Moore Square’s lineup includes Sunny War at 3:45 pm, Neon Union at 5:00 pm, Cut Worms at 6:30 pm, and Margo Price at 8:30 pm. City Plaza will host Pat Junior at 4:30 pm, TiaCorine at 5:45 pm, Digable Planets at 7:15 pm, and Denzel Curry at 9:15 pm.
Saturday, September 9 will see Max Gowan at 2:15 pm, Quasi at 3:15 pm, American Football at 4:45 pm, Sunny Day Real Estate at 6:30 pm, and Dinosaur Jr. at 8:30 pm on Moore Square stage. City Plaza’s schedule includes Chessa Rich at 1:45 pm, Florry at 3:00 pm, Anjimile at 4:15 pm, ESG at 4:45 pm, Soccer Mommy at 7:30 pm, and Japanese Breakfast at 9:30 pm.
The full schedule is available below.