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City artist, Death Cab join All IN Festival

Jonah Baker added to list of performers for Labor Day weekend event


Chris Hupe

Whatzup Features Writer

Published June 15, 2022

We’ve told you about the new All IN Music & Arts Festival slated for Labor Day weekend at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. 

Now we can tell you Death Cab for Cutie have been added as one of the headlining acts for the event that already includes Daryl Hall & John Oates, John Fogerty, Cage the Elephant and Portugal. The Man

“Death Cab for Cutie brings a thrilling new dimension to our strong, diverse lineup of legends and modern stars for what will be a jam-packed weekend of music in Indianapolis,” festival co-founder Steve Sybesma said in a press release. 

The festival also added six new local and regional acts to the bill, including Fort Wayne native Jonah Baker, and reported that tickets are selling fast. 

Lovato back after four years

Demi Lovato has announced an extensive tour in support of her forthcoming record, set to be released Aug. 19. 

The 32-date outing kicks off at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois, on Aug. 13, then heads to South America before stopping in Chicago Oct. 5 at Rosemont Theatre, and Detroit’s Fox Theatre on Oct. 7.

“I’m so excited to get back on the road after four years without touring,” Lovato said in a statement. “We’re working so hard to deliver an incredible show for all my fans, and I can’t wait to see them in person to celebrate this new music.” 

Dead Sara and Royal & the Serpent have secured the opening slots on the tour. 

Lamb of God adds shows

Lamb of God had to cancel their Fort Wayne appearance opening for Megadeth when singer Randy Blythe came down with an illness. But the band announced some additional opportunities to catch them in concert as they begin to tour in support of their newest album Omens, due out Oct. 7 and described by vocalist Blythe as “a reaction to the state of the world.” 

The Fort is not on the itinerary, but they will stop at Huntington Bank Pavilion in Chicago on Sept. 24, Michigan Lottery Amphitheater in Detroit on Sept. 25, and TCU Amphitheater in Indianapolis on Sept. 26. 

Killswitch Engage, Baroness, and Suicide Silence will open the shows.

Suicideboys support album

New Orleans-based rap duo Suicideboys will be hitting the road this summer in support of their upcoming album, Sing Me a Lullaby My Sweet Temptation, due out July 29. 

The tour will be kicking off June 18 at Bonnaroo Music Festival in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and will continue on with performances at Huntington Bank Pavilion in Chicago on Aug. 2, Pine Knob Music Theatre near Detroit on Aug.5, Ruoff Music Center near Indianapolis on Sept. 16, and PromoWest Pavilion in Cincinnati on Sept. 18. 

All tour dates include Ski Mask the Slump God, Snot, Maxo Kream, and DJ Scheme, while the Detroit and Chicago dates also include JPEGMAFIA, and the Indianapolis and Cincinnati dates will include Knocked Loose and Code Orange.

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