The inaugural Breakaway Music Festival concept, produced by rising young promoters Prime Social, will launch with two new events at Major League Soccer (MLS) stadiums in Columbus, Ohio, and Dallas, Sept. 14 and 21, respectively. The multi-genre events feature artists from indie, EDM, pop, hip-hop, and other scenes, and will be promoted as "Your Field. Your Fest."
The first Breakaway will be Sept. 14 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, with a lineup that includes Bassnectar, Empire of the Sun, Kendrick Lamar, Porter Robinson, Columbus-based 21 Pilots, Juicy J, Tokyo Police Club, Schoolboy Q, Robert DeLong, American Authors, LA Riots, Stalley, Shreddie Mercury, and more TBA.
The following weekend Breakaway will be staged at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco, Texas, home venue to MLS' FC Dallas. That event will see performances from Wu-Tang Clan, Empire of the Sun, Big Gigantic, Matt & Kim, Texas' own Explosions in the Sky and Crizzly, Ra Ra Riot, Danny Avila, and more TBA.