Bunbury 2013 to Bring Fun., MGMT, The National, & more

The Bunbury Music Festival is coming back this summer with three more days of riverfront performances headlined by Fun., MGMT, and The National. Those of us that were in attendance last July have been eagerly awaiting today's announcement of the 2013 lineup.

The festival takes place this July 12-14 at Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove. As founder Bill Donabedian promised to us last week, the lineup is once again impressive and current. In addition to the headliners, festival-goers will see popular bands such as Youngblood Hawke, Cake, Sky Ferreira, Twenty | One | Pilots, Tegan & Sara, and Tokyo Police Club.

We are pleased to also see several notable local bands on the bill including Walk The Moon, Seabird, The Pinstripes, You, You're Awesome, and The Upset Victory. View the entire lineup below, or visit our Bunbury Festival 2013 schedule page.


Friday, July 12


Walk The MoonTegan & SaraDevotchka - Tokyo Police Club

Youngblood HawkeDelta RaeSky FerreiraThe Features

Red Wanting BlueThe DunwellsEverestThose DarlinsBeat Club

American AuthorsSeabirdBuffalo KillersJay Nash

Josh EagleWe are SnapdragonState SongOhio KnifeOld BabyPublic

Alone at 3amThe MitchellsPete DressmanBilly Wallace


Saturday, July 13


CakeTwenty | One | PilotsAtlas GeniusChairlift

We Are ScientistsOberhoferRobert DeLongCivil Twilight

The MowglisEmpiresAmbassadorsVacationerBear Hands

The PinstripesYou, You're AwesomeBen Walz Band

Christopher Paul StellingCulture QueerBlack OwlsThe Bears of Blue River

Messerly & EwingNew VegaThe Ready StanceTim Carr (of Arlo McKinley & The Lonesome Sound)

Taylor AlexanderMargaret Darling


Sunday, July 14

The National

Belle & SebastianYo La TengoCamera Obscura

Black Joe Lewis & The HoneybearsNight Terrors of 1927

A Silent FilmGregory Alan IsakovJoe Purdy

Savoir AdoreDaniel Martin MooreBenjamin Francis Leftwich

Gringo StarDAAP GirlsThe HidersChanning & QuinnThe Harlequins

CincyMusic.com Battle for BunburyBethesdaThe Upset VictoryMia Carruthers

Mark UtleyJake KolesarBen Knight


We are also partnering with Bunbury Festival to host the CincyMusic.com Battle for Bunbury. Fans will vote every day until May 31st to determine what band will earn a spot on the Bunbury 2013 lineup in addition to airplay on The Project 100.7 / 106.3! For more information on the CincyMusic.com Battle for Bunbury, read our announcement article.


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