It feels like spring, so there’s no better time to announce the Mo Pop Festival 2020 lineup, which will have a new festival location on July 25 & 26 at the Historic Fort Wayne!
Mo Pop Festival describes itself as a “unique festival that celebrates creative expression and craft – themes synonymous with Detroit,” and that 10+ hours of non-stop music each day, Mo Pop Festival promises to “feature unique experiences throughout the Festival grounds on the shores of the Detroit River.”
This year’s lineup is causing excitement to spread faster than Coronavirus, and it contains the following acts: Khalid, The 1975, Kaytranada, Purity Ring, Doja Cat, Phoebe Bridgers, Orville Peck, Still Woozy, Hippo Campus, Peach Pit, Girl In Red, Beabadoobee, Bane’s World, Beach Bunny, Dayglow, Kota the Friend, Oso Oso, Dogleg, Charity, Who Boy and whiterosemoxie.
NEW FOR 2020! THE YACHT CLUB VIP
Based on overwhelming demand, Mo Pop 2020 will feature The Yacht Club, a dedicated VIP section that will provide an elevated festival experience for patrons. The Yacht Club VIP Weekend Pass includes entry to all festival days as well as a Priority Entry Lane, Festival Re-Entry throughout the weekend, Main Stage Preferred Viewing, Private Air-Conditioned Restrooms and access to the Yacht Club VIP Area with shade, lounge seating, exclusive food, private cash bar, on-site parking and a dedicated merch pop-up stand.
ACTIVATIONS FOR THIS YEAR’S MO POP FESTIVAL
- The SHIPYARD which will serve a deliciously assembled food experience of Detroit restaurants.
- The highly popular FOOD TRUCK ALLEY will be back, so more foodies can enjoy a diverse selection of Michigan’s finest mobile eateries.
- The CRAFT BAZAAR, always a major hit, will highlight an assortment of handmade goods from a dozen local, talented craftspeople curated by Handmade Detroit
- The fan-favorite MO POP ARCADE, courtesy of Offworld Arcade, will spotlight the best in vintage video games and free gameplay, all in the comfort of an air-conditioned tent
- And the return of HAUTE TO DEATH & FRIENDS that brings Detroit’s most stylish and expressive dance party back to the fest
“We couldn’t be happier with our new location at the Historic Fort Wayne park which will provide Mo Pop a home Downtown on the Riverfront. It’s another one of those hidden gems in the city that’s uniquely Detroit and we can’t wait to share it with our fans in July.” – Jason Rogalewski, Festival Director for Mo Pop Festival.
Presale registration begins upon announce, and those who register will get the first access to presale passes going live on Friday, March 13th at 10 am ET. General on-sale begins Monday, March 16th at 10 AM ET at www.mopopfestival.com and starts at $129.95 for GA weekend and $289.95 for Yacht Club VIP weekend passes.
Single-day GA passes are $79.95, and single-day Yacht Club VIP passes go for $199.95. A specially priced 4-pack of GA passes will be $500 and Hotel Packages will be available beginning Friday morning. New to this year, a payment plan will be available for attendees of a $20 down payment followed by three payments for the remaining balance of ticket purchase. Passes can be purchased with no service charges at the Royal Oak Music Theatre Box Office or Masonic Temple Box Office beginning at the on-sale. All other fee-free locations will have passes available in the near future. Children 10 years and younger receive complimentary admission with a paid pass holder. Full listing of locations to purchase passes without service fees is available at www.mopopfestival.com.
Historic Fort Wayne is located at 6325 W Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48209, just southwest of downtown Detroit.
For complete concert and event information, visit www.mopopfestival.com.
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