Virgin Mobile Free Fest takes over Merriweather Post Pavilion

The gates open at Merriweather Post Pavilion at 11 a.m. for this year’s Virgin Mobile Free Fest, the annual, all-day mega-concert featuring Skrillex , (pictured below), Jack White, ZZ Top, Nas, the Dismemberment Plan, Santigold and many more.


Three last-minute tips: Try to get there early enough to catch Volta Bureau (their recent Black Cat gig was great), bring enough cash (I paid a $4 ATM fee at Merriweather earlier this week) and follow me right here on Twitter for Free Fest updates throughout the day (it might be great and it definitely doesn’t cost $4).

See you out there.

Chris Richards has been the Post's pop music critic since 2009. He's recently written about the joys of heavy metal drumming, the perils of "poptimism" and six months in the life of D.C. rapper Shy Glizzy.
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