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Hopscotch on the way with much goodness

Catching up, Hopscotch has put out its band list for the 2016 edition, which happens Sept. 8-10 in downtown Raleigh.

Of particular note are r&b songstress Erykah Badu, rising guitar god Gary Clark Jr., new-wave icons Television, local electronic duo Sylvan Esso, openly gay country act Lavender Country (as an anti-HB2 gesture) and, fresh off playing last weekend’s Art of Cool Festival in Durham, Anderson .Paak.

This will be the seventh Hopscotch, and the first in a couple of years to have Memorial Auditorium back on its venue grid. Also, Red Hat Amphitheater will be a Hopscotch venue for the first time, with Badu and Clark playing there Sept. 9.

The complete list of acts is in alphabetical order below. Three-day and VIP passes are on sale now, with single-day tickets scheduled to go on sale later in the summer.

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75 Dollar Bill, A Giant Dog, Adia Victoria, Al Riggs, Amanda X, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Andrew Bird, Bad Friends, Baroness, Battle Trance, Beach House, Beach Slang, Beverly Tender, Big Freedia, blursome, Bodykit, Bond St. District, Boulevards, C/\L/\PSE, Car Seat Headrest, Charming Youngsters, Cobalt, Container, Converge, Crete, Cross Record, Dai Burger, Damon/Dorji Duo, Daniel Bachman & Friends, Demdike Stare, Diet Cig, DJ Spinn & The Era Footwork Crew, Don Bikoff, Downtown Boys, Dynamite Brothers, Earthling, Earthly, Eldritch Horror, Eric Bachmann, Erykah Badu, ET Anderson, Gary Clark Jr., Grohg, GRRL, Gun Outfit, Hotline, HOUSEFIRE, Inga Copeland, Japanese Breakfast, Joan Shelley, Jodi, Julien Baker, Junglepussy, Kelela, Kid Millions & Jim Sauter, Kingdom, Konvoi, Kooley High, Lacy Jags, Lambchop, Lavender Country, Leila Abdul-Rauf and Nathan A. Verrill, LVL UP, Maiden Radio, Make, Man Forever, Milo, Mr. Carmack, Mutoid Man, Necrocosm, No One Mind, Oak City Slums, Occultist, Palm, Pink Flag, Promised Land Sound, Quilt, Rabit, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Red Sea, Ricky Eat Acid, S.E. Ward, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, Secret Guest, Sneakers, Sneaks, Soldiers of Fortune, Stooges Brass Band, Suzi Analogue, Swizzymack, Sylvan Esso, Television, The Coathangers, The Dead Tongues, The Dinwiddies, The Hell No, The Powder Room, The Snails, The Wyrms, Tom Carter, Treee City, Tribulation, Tuskha, Twin Peaks, Vhöl, Vincas, Vince Staples, Voight-Kampff, Weird Pennies, Wiki, William Basinski, Wolf Parade, Wume, Wye Oak, YOB, Young Thug, Youth Code, Zensofly

David Menconi: 919-829-4759, @NCDavidMenconi