2012 Capitol Hill Block Party Initial Lineup Announced

Capitol Hill Block Party 2012
Capitol Hill Block Party 2012

Hey folks, the initial lineup for our favorite Seattle, WA neighborhood block party has been announced. The headliners for the 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party (July 20-22, 2012) include Neko Case, Fitz and The Tantrums and Major Lazer. Three-day $85 passes are on sale now at capitolhillblockparty.strangertickets.com. (It’s unclear to me whether single day passes will be available this year.)

View the initial CHBP 2012 lineup in words after the jump. (Drake will be there with boots on.)

Partial Capitol Hill Block Party Line Up Announced

Seattle’s 16th-annual Capitol Hill Block Party (CHBP) will take place July 20th-22nd, 2012, with performances by Neko Case, Major Lazer, Fitz And The Tantrums, Phantogram, The Lumineers, Grimes, Aesop Rock w/ Rob Sonic & DJ Big Wiz, Youth Lagoon, Diplo, Thee Oh Sees, Cloud Nothings, Twin Shadow, Dam-Funk, Doomtree, Porcelain Raft, Spoek Mathambo, White Arrows, Trust, El Ten Eleven Yuna, Light Asylum, King Tuff, Psychic Paramount, Father John Misty, Jaill, Onuinu, Black Breath, Blouse, Absolute Monarchs, Crystal Stilts, Yawn, The Coathangers, Deadkill, Sandrider, Eighteen Individual Eyes, Pollens, Nightmare Fortress Colonies, Yukon Blonde, John Maus, Blue Sky, Black Death, Nacho Picasso, Kris Orlowski, Lemolo Kithkin, Hot Bodies In Motion, Kung Foo Grip, Tropical Punk, Nu Sensae, NIGHT BEATS , Freighms, Tom Eddy, Dude York, Stephanie, NUDE, FEET, Blood Red Dancers, Space Needles, Skarp, Pony Time, Murmurs, Mass Games, Slow Dance, Crypts, Crime Wave, Trash Fire, Vox Mod, Mama Utah, Silly Goose, Underground Revival and much more!

Block Party is a 3-day, 6-stage, 120 artist urban bash spanning 6-city blocks.

In addition to music performances the festival features resident art galleries, restaurants, bars, and stores that help define Seattle as a cultural hub.

CHBP’s reputation for bringing the best in regional and touring indie artists to the stage has drawn 10,000 people a day for sold out shows year after year.

Expect additional lineup information and new programming for 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party in the coming weeks!

Tickets are available here: http://capitolhillblockparty.strangertickets.com/

$75.00 + fees 3-day passes available until April 24th at 12 PST.

$85.00 + fees 3-day passes available after April 24th at 12 PST.