Ohio launches new music fest with Kendrick Lamar, Tokyo Police Club and more

Kendrick Lamar performing in front of an enthusiastic festival crowd.

If you missed out on getting your tickets for this summer’s hottest festivals, Ohio’s new Breakaway Festival is an easy trip that offers up an amazing lineup of artists for a really decent price. It caters to a mix of crowds combining talents from hip-hop, EDM and rock worlds.

The inaugural event will occur in both Columbus, Ohio on September 14 at Columbus Crew Stadium and Frisco, Texas on September 21 at FC Dallas Stadium. Pre-sale tickets go on sale June 18 at 11 am and general sale start on June 21 at 11 am. Regular passes are on $49 while VIP costs $119. You can visit the website for more details.

Although the event is a one-day occurrence, reps from Prime Social Group have declared that they intend to expand it to a two or three day festival each year.


Columbus’ showcase will feature:

Kendrick Lamar
Empire of the Sun
ScHoolboy Q
Twenty One Pilots
Porter Robinson
Juicy J
Tokyo Police Club
Robert DeLong
LA Riots
the Knocks
Shreddie Mercury
Topher Jones
American Authors
Forest & the Evergreens
Post Coma Network
Jared Mahone
Evan Oberla Project
Kid Runner
CJ the DJ
Freaky Franz
DJ Corrupt