Ft. Lauderdale’s Block x Blog Festival expands lineup


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Ft. Lauderdale’s inaugural Block x Blog Music Festival has expanded its lineup to include Jacksonville singer-songwriter Rickolus, Miami electronic outfit X3SR, and South Florida hardcore act Featherweight.

The festival’s lineup already included Brooklyn DFA royalty Holy Ghost!Jacuzzi Boys, Krisp, Lil Daggers, Millionyoung, Ex Norwegian, EONS, Plains, Suede Dudes, The Gun Hoes, KILL MAMA, Sound Sleeper, Rebel, Boxwood, The Goddamn Hustle, Shroud Eater, and Lavola.

Beat enthusiasts such as our recent CoSign AbdeCaf, Afrobeta, JAMS, Bleubird, Protoman, Astrea Corportation, Jabrjaw, Gaps, Tonx, Andie Sweetswirl, JimitheGenius, The Politix, and Phaxas will also provide music throughout the night’s entertainment between the three venues.

As previously reported, this one-night, landmark event is brought to you by Consequence of SoundSubculture, and 3-J Hospitality, and celebrates the 8-bit analog culture through the city’s thriving local arts scene spread over three premier venues all under one roof: Revolution LiveGreen Room, and America’s Backyard.

Popular local vendors on-site will include: Radio Active Records (celebrating Record Store Day at the Green Room), Black Locust Society, Iron Forge Press, Jerry’s Artarama, Vinyl Militia, and more. There will also be a number of food trucks on site to provide exciting food and drinks.

Entry to see the artists performing in Revolution Live and Green Room is priced at $25 and tickets are currently on-sale via Revolution Live and Ticketmaster. Access to America’s Backyard will be open to all-ages from 6:00-10:00 p.m. while the festivities at Revolution Live and the Green Room will be 18+ from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m..

For more information, head to Subculture’s official site. Also, follow them on Facebook/Twitter. In anticipation, check out our most recent episode of #AreaCode below, featuring Block x Blog performer Gaps.

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