Float Fest 2018
Houston acts The Suffers and Bun B make waves at hot summer Float Fest
Floating on the river with a beer in your hand while listening to some of the best music acts around? Fo-shizzle!
The fifth-annual Float Fest, set for July 21 and 22 in San Marcos, has announced its lineup and it's stacked with some of the best international and regional talent. Big headliners include rap superstar Snoop Dogg, Australian psych-rock group Tame Impala, EDM powerhouse Bassnectar, and indie stalwarts Modest Mouse (they have to play "Float On," right?).
Houston will be represented well with performances from Houston hip-hop legend Bun B, soul-funk-R&B collective The Suffers, and indie rock band Vodi.
Other acts include hot-as-a-Texas-summer rap duo Run the Jewels, last seen at the Toyota Center opening for Lorde last month, U.K. indie rock band Glass Animals, rapper Lil Wayne, DJ extraordinaire Cashmere Cat, New York rock act Joywave, New Orleans jazz act Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and electronic musician Com Truise. Texas-based standouts include Fort Worth alt-rock legends Toadies, Austin-based psych-rock band White Denim, Gary Clark Jr. vehicle Blackillac, and Austin punk band A Giant Dog.
The event will take place on the Cool River Ranch river just outside of San Marcos with access to tubing on the San Marcos river. The best part is organizers scheduled performances on the two stages: "Sun" and "Water," so no one will miss a single performance.
General admission tickets are $119 for the weekend, which includes camping, $79 for daily passes and various VIP packages are available (we recommend dropping the $30 for access to the Frigid Float Lounge to combat the hot temps). The full line-up and ticket options are available at the Float Fest website.