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Flaming Lips Return To Summer Fest With Avetts, Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Descendents & Many More

Under cover of darkness, Free Press Summer Fest announced its 2012 lineup around 5 a.m. Monday. We'll get right to it:

The Avett Brothers Snoop Dogg Willie Nelson Afrojack Primus The Flaming Lips (Performing Dark Side of the Moon)

Descendents Major Lazer Young The Giant Portugal. The Man Z-RO Morris Day and The Time Best Coast Wavves Diplo Two Door Cinema Club Shabazz Palaces STRFKR Danny Brown Jeff the Brotherhood Wallpaper Turquoise Jeep Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Maps and Atlases Fatal Flying Guilloteens Valient Thorr Big Freedia Touche Amore Ume Quintron & Ms. Pussycat Ancient Wisdom Robert Ellis Girl In a Coma What Made Milwaukee Famous Electric Touch Quiet Corral Ponderosa Quintino Shermanology Bad Veins Fat Tony MC Buda Love Grandfather Child The Riff Tiffs Venemous Maximus Papermoons The Tontons The Freakouts Wild Moccasins Featherface Glasnost Suraj K Harts of Oak Second Lovers The Sour Notes Journey Agents Suite 709 CeePlus Bad Knives Square and Compass DJ Ebonix A SEA ES Brains for Dinner Tyagaraja Espantapajaros Love Horse Sideshow Tramps Ashes of Babylon Small Sounds Last Place You Look Electric Primadonnas Roky Moon and BOLT! Eastern Sea Limb The Watermarks Quiet Company Eyes Burn Electric Zlam Dunk Caddywhompus Zorche Dry The River

And many more. The festival is at Eleanor Tinsley Park Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3. All info at

Rocks Off will have much more on the festival once we've had some coffee.

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Chris Gray has been Music Editor for the Houston Press since 2008. He is the proud father of a Beatles-loving toddler named Oliver.
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