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Dave Matthews Band taps Flaming Lips, Kid Cudi, Ben Folds for Chicago festival

on April 07, 2011, 11:41am

dmb chicago Dave Matthews Band taps Flaming Lips, Kid Cudi, Ben Folds for Chicago festival

Dave Matthews Band has announced the second of their four summer music festivals and it looks pretty similar to the first. Set to take place July 8-10 at Chicago’s Lakeside, the festival will feature three sets by DMB, as well as David Gray, Ray LaMontagne, O.A.R., Kid Cudi, The Flaming Lips performing Dark Side of the Moon, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Amos Lee, Emmylou Harris, and Ben Folds.

Other confirmed acts include G. Love & Special Sauce, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Gomez, Drive-By Truckers, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Daniel Lanois’ Black Dub, The Jayhawks, SOJA, Soulive, The Wailers, Blind Pilot, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, TR3, Vieux Farka Toure, Alberta Cross, Mariachi El Bronx, Bobby Long, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Jeff Coffin’s Mu’tet, Gary Clark Jr., and special performances by Dave Matthews Band members Carter Beauford and Stefan Lessard plus a Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds acoustic set.

Tickets, which will be available as three-day passes only ($195), go on sale to general public on Friday, April 15th at 10:00AM CST via DMBCaravan.com. Also, an online ticket request period for the festival begins today and concludes Friday, April 15th, at 8:00 AM CST  at warehouse.davematthewsband.com.

In addition to Atlantic City and Chicago, the band plans to hold two other music festivals this summer. Stay tuned for more details.