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19th Annual WBAR-B-Q Lineup

It's gonna be just like this

Barnard College Radio WBAR has just announced the lineup for WBAR-B-Q XIX, the 19th incarnation of its annual concert and outdoor barbecue. The festival boasts “an all-day, all-free concert featuring 2 stages, 9 acts, 8 hours of music, BBQ & food.” From 2 to 10 pm on Saturday April 28th, you can expect lots of free food, games, and giveaways all over the Barnard campus.

There will be two rounds of alternative gigs, one outside on the Lehman Lawn in the afternoon and one that night in the Diana Event Oval. Past players at the event have included Vampire Weekend, so this is your chance to be the ultimate trend-spotter! Headliners this year include DâM-FunK and what is apparently a VERY SPECIAL secret guest. Read Pitchfork’s coverage of last year’s event here, with the full lineup after the jump.

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18th Annual WBAR-B-Q Lineup

Let's hope it doesn't rain!

Barnard College Radio WBAR has just announced the lineup for WBAR-B-Q, the 18th edition of its annual concert and outdoor barbecue! The staff are pretty hyped about it, calling it “the most spectacular WBAR-B-Q ever.” From 3 to 11 pm on Friday, April 15, you can expect lots of free food, games, and giveaways on Lehman Lawn and in the Diana Event Oval. There are gonna be two shows (i.e. double sickness): one outside on the lawn in the afternoon and one that night in the Diana Event Oval. Remember, attending the WBAR-B-Q is your chance to hear lots of up-and-coming performers. People may not have known about Animal Collective or Vampire Weekend when WBAR booked them to perform in 2003 and 2007, respectively, but now they’re both totally legit! That said, check out this year’s lineup with an open mind:

3 pm: “lo-fi surf rock”

7 pm: “psychedelic acid house”