Fort Worth's first-ever Fortress Festival releases impressive music lineup
The music lineup for the inaugural Fortress Festival in Fort Worth, taking place April 29 and 30 in the Cultural District, is full of critically acclaimed and up-and-coming acts, and compares favorably to other more well-established festivals.
The co-headliners — rap duo Run the Jewels and indie act Purity Ring — will be joined by a mix of 19 other national and local bands, including Flying Lotus, Slowdive, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Peter Hook & the Light, Houndmouth, Wolf Parade, Whitney, Survive, Alvvays, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Dengue Fever, Quaker City Night Hawks, The Burning Hotels, Sam Lao, Sudie, Ronnie Heart, Bobby Sessions, Blue, The Misfit., and Cure for Paranoia.
The festival's official venue will be the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, where a stage will be set up on the reflecting pond. A second stage will be located on the grounds of Will Rogers Memorial Center.
Both general admission and VIP passes are now on sale at FortressFestival.com/tickets. Two-day general admission tickets are $105, while VIP passes are $275. VIP passes give ticket holders a host of perks, including preferred viewing areas, free parking, dedicated lounges and restroom facilities, and much more.
Both general admission and VIP passes offer free access to the Modern’s galleries during the festival.