Yep Roc 20 Unveils Full Slate Of Performers For Three-Night Cat’s Cradle Takeover, October 19-21 | Shore Fire Media

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18 August, 2017Print

Yep Roc 20 Unveils Full Slate Of Performers For Three-Night Cat's Cradle Takeover, October 19-21

Tift Merritt Joins Nick Lowe, Dave Alvin And Phil Alvin, Los Straitjackets, Chuck Prophet, The Fleshtones And More To Celebrate Yep Roc Records' 20th Anniversary At Hallowed Carrboro, NC Venue



Yep Roc Records has shared the first daily schedules from their Yep Roc 20 music festival, the storied independent label’s 20th anniversary celebration. Three nights of Yep Roc-curated performances will feature music from Nick Lowe, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones, Eli Paperboy Reed, Josh Rouse, Jeremy & The Harlequins, Dressy Bessy and more. The festivities begin Thursday October 19 with an already-sold-out VIP kick-off party, featuring Lowe (who also performs Friday), Grant-Lee Phillips and newly announced Yep Roc 20 performer Tift Merritt. Yep Roc artist Wesley Stace will host all three nights. A full list of Cat’s Cradle shows is below:

Thursday 10/19 

YR20 Kick Off Party (Cat's Cradle Back Room) - 8PM (Sold out & exclusive to VIP ticket holders)
Artists: Nick Lowe, Tift Merritt, Grant-Lee Phillips

Friday 10/20

Cat's Cradle - Doors 7PM / Show 8PM
Artists: Nick Lowe, Josh Rouse, Los Straitjackets, Eli Paperboy Reed, Special Guest TBA

Saturday 10/21

Cat's Cradle - Doors 7PM / Show 8PM
Artists: Jeremy & The Harlequins, Dressy Bessy, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones, Chuck Prophet, The Fleshtones

Yep Roc 20 tickets are on sale now. Ticketing options include one, two and three night passes. In addition to the Cat’s Cradle shows, Yep Roc 20 will feature to-be-announced music and events in the label’s new hometown of Hillsborough, NC.

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Yep Roc 20 follows the historic success of Yep Roc 15, which was held in 2012 and attracted over 20 label artists and 5000 attendees from across the country and the globe. Yep Roc 15 spawned artist collaborations and Yep Roc’s Completist Program, the label’s wildly successful fan-focused subscription service.

Founded by Glenn Dicker and Tor Hansen in 1997, Yep Roc Records is based in Hillsborough, NC and calls itself “the artist-driven label that refuses to be labeled” for good reason. With a strong belief in the vision of each of its artists, Yep Roc Records strives to serve each project based on its unique characteristics. Over 20 years, the label has released albums from North Carolina and international artists, including Dave Alvin, Robyn Hitchcock, Los Straitjackets, Nick Lowe, Tift Merritt, Aoife O’Donovan, Mandolin Orange, and many others. The label is exclusively distributed by Redeye.

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