Thursday, May 17, 2012

Yep Roc celebrates 15 years with weekend festival

Posted By on Thu, May 17, 2012 at 10:34 AM

Yep Roc Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a three-night concert at the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro affectionately called "Yep Roc 15" on Oct. 11, 12 and 13, 2012.

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The initial lineup includes Nick Lowe, Robyn Hitchcock, Chatham County Line, Fountains of Wayne, Los Straitjackets, Eleni Mandell, John Doe, The Sadies and more.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

Based in Haw River, N.C., Yep Roc Records was founded in 1997 by Tor Hansen and Glenn Dicker and has released albums by a list of artists including The Gourds, Jukebox the Ghost, Jim Lauderdale, Southern Culture on the Skids, Reckless Kelly, Bob Mould and the Rev. Horton Heat.

"YEP ROC 15" INITIAL LINEUP
Dave Alvin
Chatham County Line
John Doe
Liam Finn
Fountains Of Wayne
Robyn Hitchcock
Los Straitjackets
Nick Lowe
Eleni Mandell
Mayflies USA
Cheyenne Marie Mize
Chuck Prophet
The Sadies
Sloan
Jim White
(more TBA)

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