MoogFest 2010 Adds Younger Brother & Shpongle; Announces Films (“Bouncing Cats” SE Premiere & “Moog: A Documentary”)

MOOGFEST ADDS YOUNGER BROTHER & SHPONGLE TO 2010 FESTIVAL LINEUP & ANNOUNCES FILM SCREENINGS: “MOOG: A DOCUMENTARY FILM BY HANS FJELLESTAD” AND SOUTHEAST PREMIERE OF “BOUNCING CATS”

HALLOWEEN WEEKEND – 10/29 – 10/31 IN ASHEVILLE, NC

As MoogFest 2010 draws even closer (just two weeks to go!!), we have more exciting announcements to share with you! MoogFest 2010 has added Shpongle (Simon Posford DJ Set) to the already incredible Saturday lineup, and a very rare performance by Younger Brother (Live) to Sunday’s bill, rounding out what is certainly the biggest Halloween party around!

Additionally, the festival’s film screenings for Saturday and Sunday afternoon are now in place — MoogFest 2010 will be presenting the Southeast premiere of “Bouncing Cats: A film by Nabil Elderkin & Red Bull Media House” and “Moog: a documentary film by Hans Fjellestad”. Following the screening of “Moog: a documentary film by Hans Fjellestad”, Herb Deutsch (co-collaborator on first Modular in 1963) and DJ Spooky, both of whom are featured in the documentary, will take part in a Q & A session with the audience.

Film Screenings Schedule (all shown at the Fine Arts Theatre):

Saturday 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM — Bouncing Cats: A film by Nabil Elderkin & produced by Red Bull Media House

Sunday 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM — Moog: a documentary film by Hans Fjellestad

Sunday 2:15 PM – 2:30 PM — Q&A with Herb Deutsch and DJ Spooky

“Bouncing Cats” is the inspiring story of one man’s attempt to create a better life for the children of Uganda using the unlikely tool of hip-hop with a focus on b-boy culture and breakdance.  In 2006, Abraham “Abramz” Tekya, a Ugandan b-boy and A.I.D.S. orphan created Breakdance Project Uganda (B.P.U.) with the goal of establishing a free workshop that would empower, rehabilitate and heal the community by teaching youth about b-boy culture. Abramz invited Crazy Legs, one of the founding members of the Rock Steady Crew, to visit Uganda and teach these classes.  From the southern slums of Uganda to the war-torn North, Crazy Legs encountered a passion for hip-hop and desire to learn amongst the most squalid conditions. “Bouncing Cats” follows Abramz, Crazy Legs, and Breakdance Project Uganda on a journey to use hip-hop culture for positive social change. The film features narration by Common and interviews with Mos Def, Will.I.Am, and K’Naan.

MoogFest 2010, a three-day festival celebrating the innovative spirit of Bob Moog, takes place Halloween weekend, October 29-31, in Asheville, NC. To see the weekend schedule, and learn about the available workshops and synth art show, visit http://moogfest.com/2010/moogfest-2010/overview/. To purchase MoogFest 2010 weekend passes or single day tickets and for more information about the festival visit moogfest.com.

MoogFest 2010 Lineup:

Friday, October 29

DEVO

MGMT

Big Boi

Girl Talk

Panda Bear

RJD2

Mutemath

Dan Deacon

Van Dyke Parks

Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich & Fussible

Saturn Never Sleeps (Featuring King Britt & Rucyl)

The Octopus Project

Kuroma

Clare & The Reasons

Dan Deacon’s Ambient Analog Moog Set

Javelin

Bonobo

Star Mountain

Lorn

Paper Tiger

Saturday, October 30

Massive Attack

Thievery Corporation

Shpongle (Simon Posford DJ Set)

Jonsi

Disco Biscuits

Caribou

Four Tet

Matmos

Dâm-Funk

School of Seven Bells

Jon Hopkins

Emeralds

Mountain Man

Ikonika

Alex B

The Volt Per Octaves w/ Special Guest Bernie Worrell

Nosaj Thing

Projek Moog w/ Brian Kehew

Pnuma Trio

Strut & Friends Perform “Check Your Head”

RBTS Win

Virtual Boy

DJ Bowie

Sunday, October 31

Pretty Lights

Hot Chip

Younger Brother (Live)

Sleigh Bells

El-P

Neon Indian

Omar Souleyman

Mimosa

Two Fresh

DJ Spooky

Dark Party

Shout Out Out Out Out
Headtronics

MartyParty

Mindelixir

THUMP

Dâm-Funk DJ Set

Gramatik

Michael Menart

MoogFest supports the Bob Moog Foundation. http://moogfest.net/2010/moog/bob-moog-foundation/. We encourage you to do the same! For more information about Moog Music and its founder, Bob Moog, visit moogmusic.com.

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