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Bob Weir, Kings of Leon Lead Forever Festival Lineup

First live digital musical festival launches August 4th

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Bob Weir, Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon.

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An event tagged as “Earth’s first live digital music festival” will be led by some fittingly big names: The Grateful Dead and Furthur’s Bob Weir (and his Scaring the Children band) and Kings of Leon will headline Forever Festival, seven days and seven nights of shows from across the globe that will be broadcast live on their website. During the festival’s August 4th through August 11th run, Weir will perform from San Francisco, and the site will feature Kings of Leon’s Fred Armisen-directed gig from London.

Other artists confirmed for Forever Festival include Mos Def, Slayer, Anthrax, Lamb of God, Richie Hawtin and SBTRKT. Forever Festival is organized by, kicks off at 8:00 p.m. EDT on August 4th, and includes performances from New York, Ibiza, Portland, Budapest and more. An initial lineup is below; more artists will be announced soon. Visit the Forever Festival website for more information.

Headliners & Spotlights
Bob Weir Scaring the Children
Kings of Leon (directed by Fred Armisen)
Mos Def
Lamb of God
Lukas Nelson
Cassper Nyovest
Dirty Honkers
Richie Hawtin
Jamie Jones
Nina Kraviz
Victor Calderone
King Diamond
Eats Everything
Norman Doray
Christine Grimmie
Amanda Brown
Clara C
ZZ Ward
The M Machine
Audrey Napoleon
Thompson Square
JJ Grey
Joris Voorn
The Mekanism
Atlas Genius
Kent Nagano Conducts Orchestre Symphonic de Montréal
Wil Campa y su Gran Union
Rondi Charleston All-Star Band
Mell Starr
Eddie B. Swift
New Riders of the Purple Sage
David Bromberg
Joy Kills Sorrow
Little Green Cars


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