Organizers of Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest have announced the full lineup of the 100 bands that will perform April 4-6 at venues in and near Westport.
The additional bands, joining the 60-plus bands announced last week, include indie supergroup Divine Fits.
Also added: Futurebirds, Dent May, Benoit Pioulard, Air Review, Psychic Twin and the Great American Canyon Band. Kansas City-area bands added include Beautiful Bodies, Hearts of Darkness, Hospital Ships and Schwervon.
Previously announced national acts include Grizzly Bear, Deerhoof, the Joy Formidable, Tennis and Wovenhand. The fest will also include dozens of emerging national and regional bands.
The festival, entering its third year, is sponsored by Ink magazine, a sister publication of the Kansas City Star, and the Record Machine, a recording label run by local music veteran Nathan Reusch. The lineup is being booked and curated by Terry Taylor of Mammoth Productions, Steve Tulipana, co-owner of the RecordBar, and Neill Smith of the Riot Room.
A three-day pass to the music festival is available for $45. Passes to the technology/culture forum are $50, and a pass to the film festival costs $25. A pass to all three components is available for $100. Tickets are on sale now at middleofthemapfest.com. OfficePort in the Crossroads Arts District will host the technology forum. The Alamo Drafthouse in the Power & Light District will host the film festival.