The 7th annual VIA Festival, known for its cutting-edge blend of genres and merging of music, art and technology, will take place Oct. 6-9 at the Ace Hotel in East Liberty.
The marquee performers will be New York post-punk band ESG (making its Pittsburgh debut), rapper Rakim (of Eric B. and Rakim) performing the classic “Paid in Full” album and New York model/artist/DJ Juliana Huxtable.
The lineup will also feature Ben UFO, Empress Of, Midland, Chino Amobi, Aye Nako, Rabit, Lee Bannon, Negative Gemini, Fielded, Ghost Cop, Ladymonix, Eris Drew and Fee Lion.
For now, VIP and Festival Passes are available at http://www.via-festival.com/2016/. Individual show tickets will be available at a later date.