Thursday, July 14, 2016

Mo Pop Brings Matt & Kim, Shakey Graves, Fidlar and More to Detroit

It's summer in the city which means one thing, festivals!!!! Movement has come and gone and Dirt Fest is still  a few weeks away, but Mo Pop is right around the corner!

Mo Pop is a 2 day festival in the heart of Detroit that has a killer musical lineup, a great lineup of food choices, and a bunch of really cool shops and activities to try throughout the day! First, we can talk about the music. Then we can talk about the food, and finally will talk about all the random fun that you can get into at the festival.

This year's festival will feature two stages, the Fender Stage and The Grande stage. Saturday, the Fender Stage will feature Tunde Olaniran, Quilt, Coast Modern, Twin Peaks, Borns, and Haim. The Grande stage will feature Panama Wedding, Bishop Briggs, Fidlar, Glass Animals and G-Eaxy. Sunday, the Fender Stage will feature The Greeting Committee, Lewis Del Mar, Raury, Kaleo, Shakey Graves, Father John Misty, and The Head & The Heart. The Grande stage will feature Banners, Nothing But Thieves, Mac Demarco, Matt & Kim, and M83. There will be live  music playing from 12:45 p.m. 'til 11p.m. both days!

This year's Food Truck Rally Alley will feature delicious treats from Detroit 75 Kitchen, Concrete Cuisine, Andiamo, Chicken Coupe, Dago Joes, Delectabowl , El Guapo, Go! Sy Thai, Hero or Villain,  Island Noodles, Living Foods to Go, Lod Dos Amigos, Mac Shack, The Mean Weenie, Rollin Stone, The Rolling Stoves, Shimmy Shack, Slows BBQ, The Pita Post, The Twisted Mitten, Treat Dreams, Bear Claw Coffee, and Mercurio Foods Chicken Truck.

Finally, there will be a lot to do throughout the day. There will be a craft bazaar that will feature vendors like All Things Grown, Aromaholic, Arthur's Plaid Pants, Blackenedruby, Burton And Levy, Courtney Fischer Jewelry, Gingerly Made, Glass Action, Handmade Detroit, Hooray Forever, Humbleebee Family Farm, Jodi Lynn's Emporium of Doodles, Mended, Reware Vintage, Re-Zip It, and Spazz Happy Line Design.

You can take a turn at vandalizing the PBR van or making your mark on the InkAddict wall. You can create your own record at the PBR record pressing station and play darts with the Detroit Dart Club. And you might be able to meet one of your favorite artists at the signings that will be announced the day of the show! There is also a beer tent with a variety of great beers and you can play an arcade game inside an air conditioned tent.

Mo Pop offers a lot more than music. They offer an experience to their guests. Tickets to attend the show are $89.50 a day for regular admission and $199.99 a day for VIP. You can buy weekend general admission passes for $125.00 and $249.00 for VIP.  You can also win a pair of tickets from us! AEG Live was nice enough to give us two pairs of tickets for both days of the show! To enter to win a pair of tickets to the show, you can email your full name to hipindetroit@gmail.com with your address. We will be mailing a pair of tickets to four lucky people first thing Monday morning so that they will have them before the show.

Mo Pop takes place in, West Riverfront Park, located along West Jefferson Avenue between Rosa Parks Boulevard and Joe Louis Arena.



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