Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Orlando Calling Lineup Announced

Orlando, FL will host its own self-described "major new music festival" this October. Orlando Calling will take place at Citrus Bowl Park from November 12-13, featuring The Killers first show in two years. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will also will perform on an outdoor festival bill for the first time in decades while The Raconteurs will make one of their first appearances in the past few years. Closer to home, Warren Haynes Band, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, The Roots, O.A.R., Buddy Guy. The Felice Brothers, Dr. Dog and The Avett Brothers will also perform. Additionally, a 'coffee house' venue will spotlight traditional folk, bluegrass, jazz and other legacy artists, and will promote the work of local and regional artisans, visual artists, and craft vendors.

"Orlando Calling will add another unique, cultural opportunity for our community that will also provide additional economic impact throughout Central Florida," said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer in a statement. "We are excited to host this event in the recently renovated Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium and to continue to bring more concerts and other events like this to that venue."

"Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 23 at 10 AM":http://www.orlandocalling.com.

Here's a look at the festival's lineup by day

Saturday:

The Killers

Pixies

The Avett Brothers

The Roots

The Raconteurs

Gogol Bordello

O.A.R.

Iron and Wine

Pete Yorn

Gavin DeGraw

Jenny and Johnny

Drive By Truckers

Civil Twilight

Lucero

Dr. Dog

Justin Townes Earle

Felice Brothers

Ben Sollee

Renee & The Translators

Sunday:

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

Kid Rock

Doobie Brothers

Dwight Yoakam

Buddy Guy

Warren Haynes Band

Chris Isaak

Brandi Carlile

Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Michelle Branch

The Flatlanders

Los Lonely Boys

Blues Traveler

Justin Townes Earle

The David Mayfield Parade

The Supervillains

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