Sweetgreen, the much-loved, organic farm-to-table salad shop with 22 locations on the East Coast, is excited to announce the lineup for sweetlife 2014: a music + food festival. The fifth annual event will be held at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD, on Saturday, May 10th.
This year's line-up features an outstanding collection of artists including Foster The People, Lana Del Rey, 2 Chainz, Fitz and The Tantrums, Capital Cities, Chromeo, St. Lucia, Bastille, Hozier, Bombay Bicycle Club, ASTR, GEMS, Spirit Animal and Nicky Blitz.
The food lineup will be just as sweet, and will be announced in the coming weeks. sweetgreen pop-ups and grab-and-go stands serving a selection of salads will be found throughout the event, in addition to delicious offerings from top local restaurants and chefs, food trucks, purveyors and farmers (details to come!).
Created by sweetgreen cofounders Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman and Nathaniel Ru, the sweetlife Music + Food Festival is now in its fifth year and attracts a curated selection of cutting edge artists and 18,500 attendees - not to mention outstanding food from top chefs, food trucks, local purveyors and farmers. An annual celebration of flavorful music and delicious and wholesome food, the event embraces good living, along with health and well-being, community and sustainability, and leaves a gentle footprint as a carbon-neutral event - a party with a purpose.
This is the fourth year sweetlife has been held at Merriweather Post Pavilion, and has been produced and promoted by I.M.P., one of the largest independent concert promoters and event production companies in the nation. Last year's music lineup included Phoenix, Passion Pit, Kendrick Lamar, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Gary Clark Jr., and Solange, among other top performers. Additional artists at previous festivals included Fun, HAIM, Avicii, The Strokes, Girl Talk, Lupe Fiasco, The Shins, Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky, and Haerts. The food lineup curated by sweetgreen at the event featured top local restaurants and purveyors including sweetgreen, Rogue 24, Woodberry Kitchen, Toki Underground, Pepe by Jose Andrés, Takorean, The Big Cheese, Kushi Moto by Kushi Izakaya & Sushi, DGS Delicatessen and Luke's Lobster. Local farmers served just-picked fruits and vegetables, and local wine and craft beer was poured from DC Brau, Flying Dog, Mountain State Brewing Co., Peak Organic Brewery, Chocolate City Brewery and Boordy Wines.
General Admission Lawn tickets are available for $75
General Admission Pavilion tickets with open seating are available for $95
VIP: There will be a limited number of VIP tickets available for $150, and they will include: