The latest MPMF announcement also included which artists would be performing on which day — Sept. 23 headliners include The New Pornographers, Broken Social Scene, Filthy Friends (featuring members of R.E.M. and Sleater-Kinney) and Valerie June, while Walk the Moon, BADBADNOTGOOD, Dan Deacon and Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 are Sept. 24’s bill-toppers.
Local performers slated to appear on Sept. 23 are Ampline, Mad Anthony, Kid Stardust, Even Tiles, Lemon Sky, Saturn Batteries, Blossom Hall, Rachel Mousie and Lo, The Loyal Conscripts. The Greater Cincinnati acts scheduled for Sept. 24 are Harbour, Jeremy Pinnell, Young Heirlooms, Automagik, Daniel In Stereo, Edward & Jane, A Delicate Motor, Moonbeau, Current Events and Coastal Club.
The fest has also announced a special MPMF kick-off concert at Memorial Hall on Sept. 22. The stand-alone event at Memorial Hall (across from Washington Park and next to Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine) features Soul singer Charles Bradley. Tickets area available now at memorialhallotr.com.