In a year that will the New Orleans based music festival celebrating its 11th anniversary during the weekend of Halloween, the Voodoo Music Experience looks to have pulled out all the stops for its 2009 lineup.
Eminem — in what will be his first full-scale concert performance in four years — KISS, Jane’s Addiction, Widespread Panic and The Flaming Lips will head the list of the some 150 set to perform on eight stages across downtown New Orleans between October 30th and November 1st. Other names of note include Justice, Ween, The Pogues, Silversun Pickups, Meat Puppets, Eagles of Death Metal, The Black Keys and Gogol Bordello.
As it stands now, Voodoo ’09 currently looks like this:
Alejandro Escovedo, All Time Low, American Bang, Andrew Duhon and the Lonesome Crows, Amanda Shaw, Beausoleil, Benjy Davis Project, Big Chief Monk Boudreau & John Sansone, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, The Black Keys, Black Lips, Brand New, Brother Taisuke Mass Choir, Cyril Neville’s Blues Revue (w/ Tab Benoit), The Cool Kids, D12, Davis Rogan, Drive-By Truckers, Down, Eagles of Death Metal, Earl Greyhound, Eminem, Eric Church, Erick Baker, Fischerspooner, The Flaming Lips, Fleur de Tease, From Legends to Nancy, Generationals, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Gogol Bordello, The Happy Talk Band, Jane’s Addiction, Janelle Monae, JJ Grey & Mofro, John Mooney & Bluesiana, Justice, Katey Red, Big Freedia and Sissy Nobby w/ DJ Papa, KISS, The Knux, Ledisi, Leo Jackson and the Melody Clouds, LeRoy Jones Group, Lil Brian & the Zydeco Travelers, Little Freddie Kings, Loose Marbles, Lucy’s Walk, Luke Winslow-King, MarchFourth Marching Band, Mates of State, Meat Puppets, Mute Math, MyNameIsJohnMichael, The New Orleans Bingo Show, The New Orleans Klezmer All Star, The New Orleans Jazz Vipers, Papa Grows Funk, The Preservation Hall Stars, The Pogues, Q-Tip, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, R. Scully Rough 7, Ratty Scurvics Singularity, The Rebirth Brass Band, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Rotary Downs, Shooter Jennings, Silversun Pickups, DJ Soul Sister, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Suplecs, TBC Brass Band, MC Trachiotomy, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Vettes, Walter ”Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmaster (w/ Dirty Dozen Horns), Ween, Why Are We Building Such a Big Ship?, Widespread Panic, WolfmotherAdvertisement
Additional acts will be unveiled in the coming weeks. Weekend and VIP passes are currently available via Ticketmaster.com.