A reunited Pavement. An early goodbye from LCD Soundsystem. It all happened here.

The music festival that gifts nearly all of its tickets to concertgoers returns with a bill filled with as many lesser-known acts as big names.

A fair amount of planning is called for to get you onto the grounds -- and if, you're truly wily -- into prime seats. What to know.

Read about our picks for the festival with the songs you need to know before you go.

Follow these tips to improve your chances of landing tickets to the Sept. 21 show.

Tickets to the free Sept. 21 festival will be available Aug. 9.

The concert is set for Sept. 21 at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

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