Detroit’s Mo Pop Festival has morphed into a jam packed two-day event that celebrates music, expression and craft, on July 23 and 24 at Detroit’s West Riverfront Park.

Major acts like Matt and Kim, Glass Animals, HAIM, G-Eazy, M83 and The Head and The Heart are on the bill, with additional available festival VIP experiences, like complimentary Mo Pop BPA-free aluminum water bottles with access to refillable water all weekend, craft cocktail offerings from local Rusted Crow Spirits, air conditioned bathroom trailers, complimentary massages courtesy of Citizen Yoga and more.

Single-day tickets are available for $89.50, while single-day VIP tickets are priced at $199 and younger fans, encouraged to attend by School of Rock, will be admitted in to the festival free of charge, as long as the child (12 and younger) is accompanied by a ticketed adult. Weekend tickets start at $109.50 for general admission and $249 for VIP weekend. Quantities of certain ticket sales are limited.

Full day lineups are as follows:

SATURDAY: G-Eazy, HAIM, Glass Animals, BØRNS, FIDLAR, Twin Peaks, Bishop Briggs, Alex G, Panama Wedding, Coast Modern, Quilt, Tunde Olaniran.

SUNDAY: M83, The Head and The Heart, Matt and Kim, Father John Misty (solo), Mac Demarco, Shakey Graves, Nothing But Thieves, Kaleo, Banners, Raury, Lewis Del Mar, The Greeting Committee.
Partners of the festival include Pabst, Opportunity Detroit, Credit Karma, Fender Premium Audio presented by Panasonic, School of Rock All-Stars, Deep Eddy Vodka, Kind, Island Noodles, Gingerhead and Rusted Crow Spirits.

Added VIP Experiences include experiences with Pabst 1844 VIP Lounge, School of Rock All-Stars, Heritage Guitars Music Experience, Credit Karma Arcade, Detroit Dart Club, Citizen Yoga, UHF Records, Ink Addict, Detroit Bikes, Autograph Tent and more.

Mo Pop’s Mo Tech Lineup is as follows:Pixo Group-Virtual Reality; Wesley and Kemp; Detroit Labs; Hear Detroit; Navigation Solutions; Ware MFG; Danlaw; Iron Yard; i3 Detroit; Rocket Fiber; Acceler8 Kids

The Riverside Biergarten includes brews from Pabst, AXLE Brewing, ROAK Brewing, Woodchuck, Rochester Mills Brewery, Perrin Brewing, Frankenmuth Brewery, Goose Island, Magic Hat and New Belgium.

West Riverfront Park is at 1801 W. Jefferson Ave., just west of Joe Louis Arena.

More information on the festival lineup, tickets and more can be found at www.mopopfestival.com.

Erica N. Rakowicz/After 5

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