But not this year…
This year we got a press release and this is what they said: "Musical highlights from this season include soul legend, BOBBY WOMACK, hip-hop legends BRAND NUBIAN and BIG DADDY KANE, contemporary R&B stars J. HOLIDAY and ERIC BENÉT, new generation rockers DAWES, ALABAMA SHAKES and GARY CLARK JR., reggae stars INNER CIRCLE and MIDNITE, cutting edge comedy troupe THE UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE, gospel greats HEZEKIAH WALKER and LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON, a global cast of the best Latin rockers, salseros and bachata singers including MALA RODRIGUEZ, KINKY, HECTOR “EL TORITO” ACOSTA, TOBY LOVE, and JOSÉ ALBERTO “EL CANARIO”, downtown performance legend JOEY ARIAS and jazz great ROY HAYNES, among dozens of other top notch artists."
So mo, no dates but, look again: Eric Benet, Dawes, Alabama Shakes, Gary Clark Junior: hts me as some kinda lineup right? By the way, here are some dates i found:
SummerStage/Rumsey Playfield 2012 Initial Lineup
05/29/12 Foster The People, The Kooks† (Buy Tickets)
05/30/12 Foster The People, The Kooks† (Buy Tickets)
06/02/12 Gavin DeGraw, Colbie Callait, Andy Grammer (Buy Tickets)
06/07/12 Bobby Womack
06/11/12 Foster The People, Tokyo Police Club* (Buy Tickets)
06/25/12 Childish Gambino, Danny Brown, Schoolboy Q (Buy Tickets)
07/03/12 Norah Jones* (On Sale Mar 30)
07/16/12 Young The Giant* (Buy Tickets)
07/22/12 T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo*
07/23/12 Beach House* (Buy Tickets)
08/08/12 M83, I Break Horses (Buy Tickets)
08/11/12 Buckwheat Zydeco*
08/29/12 Beirut† (Buy Tickets)
09/18/12 The Avett Brothers (Buy Tickets)
09/20/12 Dr. Dog, Delta Spirit, Kishi Bashi (Buy Tickets)†
TBD Bebel Gilberto
TBD Gregory Porter
Helen, who has all the ins with the PR departments, got the list and there is something attached, apparent 50 odd pages, and I can'topen it from work, but I'll try it when I get home… Still, here is my big exclusive. Unmourned, Pah!
Whoops, I wrote this at noon yesterday, four hours later pitchfork broke it. the bastards.
Here is a link to all the dates