Sound on Sound Fest Announces This Year’s Lineup

by Sound on Sound on July 19, 2017 in Entertainment, Music, Living Texas,
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Sound On Sound Fest (SOS Fest) recently unveiled the daily music lineup for the second annual event, which is set to take place on November 10-12 in McDade, Texas. Single-day GA passes are on sale now at, along with three-day GA and VIP tickets, as well as various camping, parking and shuttle passes.

Single-day GA passes to SOS Fest 2017 cost just $89 plus taxes. Three-day GA passes are still available for $189 plus taxes, and three-day VIP passes, which entitle ticket-buyers to the utmost festival-going experience at SOS Fest, are also available for $379 plus taxes. VIP perks will include preferred viewing areas, expedited entry, exclusive food and drink offerings and happy hours, dedicated lounges and restroom facilities, and additional amenities that will be announced closer to the event date. Interested patrons are encouraged to act soon, as supply of the single-day and three-day VIP passes is very limited.

Sound On Sound Fest will welcome one of today’s most beloved and sought-after indie acts, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, to close out the first day of the fest on Friday after a hiatus from live performances and recordings since 2013. They will perform along with fellow Friday headliners Dinosaur Jr, who are playing You’re Living All Over Me in its entirety in celebration of the album’s 30th anniversary, and electronic synth-pop band Austra, both of who will help close out day one on separate stages. Earlier in the day festival attendees will see performances from notable music acts like Pusha T, who is currently prepping the release of his newest album, King Push, for release later this year; along with additional Friday artists like emo rock outfit Taking Back Sunday; funk/soul/R&B singer Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, who will return to the festival after being forced to back out last year due to complications with stomach cancer; intergenerational death metal behemoth Cannibal Corpse; and more.

Closing out day two of festivities on Saturday will be experimental rock group Grizzly Bear, who will perform just after punk rock godfather Iggy Pop. Also playing that day will be stoner doom metal legends Sleep, marking one of their only performances currently scheduled worldwide in 2017, and Poolside on the newly formed DJs-only stage, as well as Canadian rock band Japandroids, Cloud Nothings, French electro-pop group Yelle, American black metal act Wolves In The Throne Room, Austin’s own Sweet Spirit, and more.

Wrapping up the three-day celebration of music, art and culture on Sunday will be festival headliners and Grammy-nominated folk rock sextet The Shins; English doom metal band Electric Wizard, whose performance at SOS Fest will mark their only currently scheduled US performance in 2017; and a very special DJ set from Hot Chip. The final day of the festival will also see acts like new wave R&B project Blood Orange, led by singer, songwriter and producer Dev Hynes; Grammy-Nominated singer, songwriter and dancer Kehlani, who just released her highly-anticipated debut album, SweetSexySavage, in early 2017 to praise from critics and fans alike; industrial metal band Ministry, who are prepping their fourteenth studio album for digital release this fall; alternative hip-hop trio Digable Planets; and more. The full Sound On Sound Fest music lineup broken down by day is included below, as well as online at

In 2017, SOS Fest will once again offer ticket-buyers a truly unique festival experience at the beloved Sherwood Forest. Located just 35 miles east of downtown Austin and set among the beautiful Lost Pines Forest of Central Texas, Sherwood Forest is a 23-acre permanent renaissance village that features over 100 permanent buildings including shops, pubs, restaurants and stages, many of which will again be utilized in creating the festival footprint for the event. Through an expanded partnership with the Sherwood Forest community, ticket buyers can also expect an even more highly curated festival experience, which will include a variety of medieval-style activities for attendees of all ages ranging from axe throwing to jousting to archery and more.

SOS Fest will also offer onsite camping for all ticket-buyers for an add-on price beginning at $75 plus taxes. This camping add-on ticket includes access to the GA camping grounds, although patrons must have a traditional GA or VIP festival ticket to access to the festival performance grounds. The festival camping area will have a 24-hour diner, a general store selling provisions and packaged goods, a private bar area, and private showers with hot water. The camping grounds will also host nightly shows and events, which will be announced in the coming months.



Yeah Yeah Yeahs  // Pusha T // Dinosaur Jr // Washed Out // Taking Back Sunday // Cannibal Corpse // Converge // Charles Bradley & his Extraordinares // Austra // Peanut Butter Wolf // Power Trip // Lindstrom // Capyac // Blanck Mass // Citizen // Honey Soundsystem // Sorority Noise // Street Sects // Mélat // DJ Sober

*Note – Doors at 4:00 p.m. with music starting at 4:40 p.m.


Iggy Pop // Grizzly Bear // Vince Staples // Sleep // Japandroids // Cloud Nothings // Real Estate // Yelle //The Story So Far // S U R V I V E // Noname // Turnstile // Poolside // Juan Maclean (DJ Set) // Wolves In The Throne Room // Egyptian Lover // Cherry Glazerr // Hotelier // Sweet Spirit // The Frights // Holy Wave // Helms Alee // USA/Mexico // Alex Napping // All/Everything // Dayta// Kydd Jones & Tank Washington

*Note – Doors at 1:00 p.m. with music starting at 2:00 p.m.


The Shins // Blood Orange // Electric Wizard // Kehlani // Ministry // Hot Chip (DJ Set) // Foxygen // Digable Planets // Snow Tha Product // Ariel Pink // Twin Peaks // Boris // The Menzingers // Girlpool // Mild High Club // Hoops // Mannequin Pussy // Tim Sweeney // A Giant Dog // Kamau // Lovefingers // Growl // The Midnight Stroll // Sam Lao // Flying Turns // Chulita Vinyl Club

*Note – Doors at 1:00 p.m. with music starting at 2:00 p.m.