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Bob Dylan, The Stooges, Wilco, Paramore on Virgin Festival Lineup

April 28, 2008 12:01 AM ET

Bob Dylan, Iggy & The Stooges, Chuck Berry and Wilco are among the acts who will join already-announced headliners Foo Fighters, Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots at this year's Virgin Mobile Festival. The event will once again take place at Pimlico Race Track (the site of the Preakness) in Baltimore, Maryland. Tickets for the two-day fest go on sale May 3rd. Hit the jump for the complete lineup of bands who will be in Baltimore on August 9 & 10.

 

2008 Virgin Mobile Festival

Saturday, August 9
Bloc Party
Cat Power
Chuck Berry and The Silver Beats
Citizen Cope
Duffy
Foo Fighters
Gogol Bordello
Jack Johnson
KT Tunstall
Lupe Fiasco
The Offspring
Paramore
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
The Swell Season
Wilco

 

Sunday, August 10 The Black Keys
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Bob Dylan
The Go! Team
Iggy & The Stooges
Kanye West
Lil Wayne
Nine Inch Nails
She & Him
Stone Temple Pilots
Taking Back Sunday

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