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Hopscotch Festival begins next week: watch a new Lambchop video now & come to Merge's listening party!

Hopscotch Festival begins next week: watch a new Lambchop video now & come to Merge's listening party!

The Hopscotch Festival begins September 6 in Raleigh, NC. Included in the impressive festival line-up is Lambchop, who will perform at the lovely Fletcher Opera Theater on Saturday, September 8.

Today, Hopscotch premiered a video of Kurt Wagner of Lambchop performing "Buttons," a track from the band's latest album Mr. M, at Carrboro's Friendly Barber Shop during XX Merge.

Watch Lambchop perform "Buttons" at Friendly Barber Shop


Visit Hopscotchmusicfest.com for ticket information and the full list of bands performing at this year's festival. Merge bands include Pipe, Versus, Mac McCaughan, the Mountain Goats, Lambchop, the Love Language, Shark Quest, Wye Oak & Flock of Dimes.

Merge Records will also host a free listening party at Foundation from 4-6pm on Friday, September 7. Drop in to hear our new & upcoming fall releases and to sample the always-delicious signature cocktail concocted by the Foundation bartenders. We'll have lots of fun stuff to give away, too! Find music from all of our Hopscotch artists and more in the Merge store.