Sloss Fest 2018 will bring Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and more to Birmingham

Sloss Fest 2018 will bring Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and more to Birmingham
Sloss Fest 2018 will include, clockwise from top left, Arcade Fire, GRiZ, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and Chris Stapleton. (contributed)

The fourth annual Sloss Music & Arts Festival will bring more than 40 acts, including Alabama’s own Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Waxahatchee and Moon Taxi, along with bill-toppers Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and GRiZ.

Sloss Fest announced the lineup this morning. These are the artists set to perform July 14-15:

  • Chris Stapleton
  • Arcade Fire

    Scenes from SlossFest 2017. (Billy Brown / Alabama NewsCenter)
  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
  • GRiZ
  • Paul and the Broken Bones
  • Vance Joy
  • The War on Drugs
  • Moon Taxi
  • Louis The Child
  • Vic Mensa
  • LANY
  • Rainbow Kitten Surprise

    Scenes from SlossFest 2017. (Billy Brown / Alabama NewsCenter)
  • Margo Price
  • Hippie Sabotage
  • Jai Wolf
  • Quinn XCII
  • PVRIS
  • Nikki Lane
  • Big Freedia
  • Waxahatchee
  • Brent Cobb
  • White Reaper
  • The Spencer Lee Band
  • Morgan Saint
  • Walden
  • Super Doppler
  • *repeat repeat

    Scenes from SlossFest 2017. (Billy Brown / Alabama NewsCenter)
  • Matt Maeson
  • The Brummies
  • Patrick Droney
  • Arlie
  • Joel Madison Blount
  • Flagship.

And on the Seasick Records Stage:

  • Dead Fingers
  • Captain Kudzu
  • Heath Green & The Makeshifters
  • Shocks
  • Love Moor
  • Lady Legs
  • Will Stewart
  • Taylor Hunnicut.

All tickets are two-day weekend passes and go on sale Friday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. at SlossFest.com. General admission, Iron, VIP and Boss passes will be available. A limited number of two-day general admission passes start at $130 plus fees. Ticket prices will increase as allotments run out. Payment plan options will be available. Two-day Iron passes start at $210 plus fees and grant access to three air-conditioned tents on site. VIP tickets ($350) offer many exclusive amenities, including air-conditioned lounges and special viewing areas at the Blast and Steam stages, special entrance lanes and a limited edition 2018 poster. Full details can be found at SlossFest.com.

RELATED: Scenes from Birmingham’s SlossFest 2017

The Boss Pass ($850) returns for 2018 with the “Ultimate Sloss Fest Experience.” Boss Pass holders receive exclusive access to premium, up-close viewing areas on the Blast and Steam stages, an air-conditioned exclusive Boss Lounge, complimentary food provided by Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint and beverages (including adult beverages) at special Boss Bars in the VIP areas and Iron Tents. They include Boss Parking directly across from the festival gate, a private entrance and other perks.

The Sloss Fest Beer Garden, the Sloss Metal Arts Program with live iron pouring demonstrations, the API Poster Show, and artists and craft vendors will be back this year.

As Sloss Fest draws closer, Alabama NewsCenter will begin running profiles of all the artists scheduled to perform at Sloss Fest.

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