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Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2012 promises Jack White, Skrillex, M83, and more

on August 13, 2012, 4:07pm

Virgin FreeFest

On October 6th, Virgin Mobile FreeFest will return to Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD with a lineup topped by Jack White, Skrillex, M83, Nas, The Dismemberment Plan, Ben Folds Five, and… ZZ Top.

Also playing across the two main stages are Santigold, Alabama Shakes, Allen Stone, Trampled by Turtles, Portugal. The Man, Das Racist, Future Islands, and Justin Jones. The Dance Forest will feature Above & Beyond, Porter & Zedd (Back to Back), Thomas Gold, Nervo, Alvin Risk, and Penguin Prison.

Free tickets to the the festival will be available to the public at Noon EDT on August 24th via Ticketfly. There will also be a limited number of FreeFest “FREEMIUM PACKAGES,” which include admission to the festival, a charitable donation to Virgin Mobile USA’s youth homelessness initiatives, a FreeFest T-shirt, a souvenir cup that comes with free fountain drinks throughout the festival, and early admission to the grounds. Those tickets are available via Ticketfly or at the 9:30 Club and Merriweather Post Pavilion box offices.