Wu-Tang Clan, Empire of the Sun and More to Play Breakaway Music Festival in Dallas

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Wu-Tang Clan will co-headline Breakaway Music Festival. Photo by Timothy Norris
There's a new music festival coming to Dallas. Well, Frisco, technically: It wil held at FC Dallas Stadium. But there are plenty of reasons to make the trip for the inaugural Breakaway Music Festival. The lineup, which hasn't been finalized, includes Empire of the Sun, Wu-Tang Clan, Big Gigantic, Juicy J and more. The full list is below. It's on Saturday, September 21, and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 21.

Breakaway Music Festival Lineup
Wu-Tang Clan
Empire of the Sun
Big Gigantic
Matt & Kim
Explosions in the Sky
Juicy J
Danny Avila
Ra Ra Riot
Lil Twist
Booty Fade (Picnictyme and DJ Sober are Booty Fade: Get Familiar with the Premier of "Styrofoam Cup"
Dark Rooms (Facebook)
Oil Boom (Oil Boom on the Magic of Donnie and Joe Emerson, Wolf People)
Yeahdef (The Stage Crew Diaries: A Tribute to the Volunteers of 35 Denton
and more TBA


The festival is presented by Prime Social Group, a concert promotion company based in Columbus, Ohio. The group is also announcing a music festival there, featuring Bassnectar, Kendrick Lamar and others. PSG's upcoming calendar also includes The AWOL music festival in Charlotte (featuring Girl Talk) and several club shows in Ohio. Breakaway marks a big step for the group into the Dallas area.

There's a presale for the Breakaway festival available at the Prime Social website at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18. A Facebook page will be public shortly. Tickets are $49 for the stands at the stadium, $79 for the field and $119 for VIP. For the presale, each price is $10 cheaper (so $39, $69 and $109, respectively).

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Trae Lynne Atchison
Trae Lynne Atchison

Haley Atchison, let's do this instead of ACL! Wu-Tang Clan! Hell yeah!

Kimberly Stacy
Kimberly Stacy

In this big festival, but with a lot of other groups... :/

Heather Forrester
Heather Forrester

Nice! Empire Of the Sun is pretty grand live. Lots of costumes and stuff.

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