On September 21 the Virgin Mobile
will return to Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD boasting a lineup that includes
JamBase favorites MGMT, Vampire Weekend, Pretty Lights and The Avett Brothers. Tickets for
the nation's largest annual free music event go "on free" August 9 at 12 p.m. ET via Ticketfly.com.
Joining the aforementioned bands on the bill will be main stage performers Robin Thicke,
Kaskade, City and Colour, Icona Pop, CHVRCHES, The Knocks, Black Joe Lewis, Sky Ferreira
Little Green Cars as well as The Dance Forest acts Madeon, Gareth Emery, Washed Out,
Manufactured Superstars, Conogorock, TJR and Ghost Beach.
The Sasha Bruce RE*Generation House homeless youth shelter in Washington, D.C. will be the
primary recipient of proceeds from this year's event. Before the public on sale on Aug. 9,
Virgin Mobile customers, prior Virgin Mobile Festival ticket buyers and Virgin Mobile
Facebook friends and Twitter followers will get special notification of the presale, which
will be held at noon (ET) Thursday, August 8. You can also purchase FREEMIUM ticket
for guaranteed admission to the fest and swag.