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Shaky Knees 2017 lineup: The xx, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix headline


For its fifth anniversary, the Shaky Knees Music Festival will sport a lineup highlighted by headliners The xx, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix.

Others performers include Cage the Elephant, Pixies, The Shins, Nick Murphy, X Ambassadors, Third Eye Blind and Portugal.

Advanced general admission three-day tickets ($185) and advanced VIP three-day tickets ($525) will go on sale at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10. VIP tickets include a viewing platform, complimentary beer and water, a cash liquor bar, appetizers served twice daily, lounge seating, air conditioned restrooms and access to the general admission areas.

Shaky Knees is an all ages event; children 8 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.

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