FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – The 2018 Middle Waves Music Festival lineup has been announced.
The music festival, presented by Sweetwater, includes an eclectic mix of 25+ performers on three stages, two of which are free.
Middle Waves’ three stages include St. Marys Stage, presented by Parkview Health, St. Joseph Stage and Maumee Stage. A ticket is required for St. Marys Stage only.
In addition to music, there will be food trucks, beverages, interactive art installations, games and activities around every corner. People of all ages are welcome to attend.
The full 2018 Middle Waves lineup includes:
Friday, September 14
- GoldLink (hip-hop, Washington, D.C.)
- Joywave (indie rock, Rochester, NY)
- BODEGA (dance punk, New York, NY)
- Chives (rock, Indianapolis, IN)
- The Bergamot (indie folk, Fort Wayne, IN)
- Anna Faye (punk, Fort Wayne, IN)
- Streetlamps for Spotlights (rock, Fort Wayne, IN)
- Lightlow (rock, Fort Wayne, IN)
Saturday, September 15
- Dr. Dog (rock, Philadelphia, PA)
- Lizzo (hip-hop, Minneapolis, MN)
- Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks (indie rock, Portland, OR)
- IDLES (punk rock, Bristol, England)
- Flint Eastwood (dance-pop, Detroit, MI)
- Hatchie (dream-pop, Brisbane, Australia)
- David Wax Museum (American and Mexican folk, Charlottesville, VA)
- Tunde Olaniran (pop, Flint, MI)
- Unlikely Alibi (reggae-rock, Fort Wayne, IN)
- Best Sleep (rock, Fort Wayne, IN)
- T-Zank (rap, Fort Wayne, IN)
- Lalo Cura (latino rock, Goshen, IN)
- The Snarks (rock, Fort Wayne, IN)
- Slug Love (rock, Fort Wayne, IN)
- Samuel Harness (R&B, Fort Wayne, IN)
- Fort Wayne Funk Orchestra (hip-hop funk, Fort Wayne, IN)
Tickets can be purchased online at MiddleWaves.com. Two-day GA passes are $85 and two-day VIP passes are $165.
Single day tickets are priced as follows:
- $35 Friday, $65 Saturday
- $70 Friday, $120 Saturday
VIP passes include a catered dinner by The Deck both Friday and Saturday nights, two free drink tickets, deluxe restrooms, premium viewing experiences, Thai massage experiences, and an ice cream party catered by Just Cream.
The festival relies on the financial support of local businesses.