THE BIG UP Phase 1 lineup announcement; August 8-10 Claverack, NY @thebigup @blpfam

Ahh, festivals… We just can’t get enough of ’em over here at Live High Five! Here’s another doozy happening in August at Hemlock Hollow Farm in Claverack, NY. Holy Fuck, Jojo Mayer and Nerve, Kung Fu, Dopapod, Brothers Past, and this is the first wave? Down like a clown, Charlie Brown. Read on for the skinny so far, and click the highlighted links above to see some past interviews with several of the performers!



August 8th – 10th, 2013 at Hemlock Hollow Farm in Claverack, NY

Selecting the defining sounds of summer once again, this year’s Phase One acts include Holy Fuck, Escort, the world premiere of Abakus live band, a DJ set from Chris Keating of Yeasayer, Jojo Mayer & Nerve, host band Higher Organix, Kung Fu, Dopapod, Brothers Past, Normal Instruments and Party Supplies. Additional artists and major headliners to be announced soon!

We are excited to announce our new home, the awesome Hemlock Hollow Farm in Claverack, NY. The Woods Stage and Woods Village will make their triumphant return bigger and better than before! Hemlock Hollow has tons of woods camping (three times as much as years past!), and there’s plenty of car camping space also available.

Located less than 10 minutes from our previous coordinates, Hemlock Hollow is right off the Taconic Pkwy and is only 2 hours from NYC and 2.5 from Boston.

Stay tuned to this wavelength for major headliner and artist updates, as well as details on large-scale multimedia installations, contests and games, workshops ranging from music production to hands-on sustainable living, greening initiatives, yoga, farmers market and collaborative art.

“Far Out” weekend tickets will be available tomorrow (Wednesday, March 6th) in limited quantities for $95. Pick up “Far Out” tier 1 tickets and save $25 off the “Countdown” advance weekend price. These will sell out quickly so don’t sleep on this killer bargain! Ticket includes camping and all performances. VIP upgrades and RV passes are also available at this time. For tickets please visit Space is limited at this intimate, boutique music festival so grab your tickets before they sell out. Landing sequence initiated!

The Big Up 2013 Initial Artist Line Up: 

Holy Fuck


Abakus live band – World Premiere

Chris Keating DJ set (Yeasayer)

Jojo Mayer & Nerve

Higher Organix

Kung Fu


Brothers Past

Normal Instruments

Party Supplies


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The Big Up 2013 preview


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