Panda Bear to Headline Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest IV in September
For the fourth year running, Dallas' Gorilla Vs. Bear music blog will be teaming up with the folks at Lower Greenville's Granada Theater to curate their very own music festival. Past years have attracted big-name indie artists like Danny Brown and Grimes as headliners, and this year's installment, which takes place on September 12, is no different: GVB and the Granada just announced that Panda Bear will be the marquee act in 2014.
GVB, which has always seemed to have a larger presence in the blogosphere outside of Dallas than it does within it, has managed to land some pretty buzzworthy acts for its shows so far. Both Grimes and Brown's appearances both coincided with releasing major albums, in 2011 and 2013 respectively. (2012's headliner was Glass Candy.) Panda Bear perhaps isn't having as much of a "moment" at present, but as one-fourth of Animal Collective, he hardly needs an introduction.
Joining him on the bill will be U.K.'s Sophie, perpetually nude Ejecta, Doss and Blue Control. Tickets for the show, which is all-ages, are $30, including fees. You can purchase them here.