Download 2008 Powered by Seagate; Cities and Lineup Announced Today


  The lineup and cities are as follows:

  San Francisco:             Los Angeles:                Philadelphia:
  Brand New                  Brand New                   The Killers
  Atmosphere &               Atmosphere &                Iggy Pop & The
   Brother Ali                Brother Ali                 Stooges
  Mute Math                  Ghostland Observatory       Mute Math
  Yeasayer                   Mute Math                   Ghostland
  M83                        Yeasayer                     Observatory
  Mates Of State             M83                         Mates Of State
  RJD2                       Mates Of State              The Whigs
  The Whigs                  RJD2                        Man Man
  Tapes 'n Tapes             Tapes 'n Tapes              Louis XIV
  Cut Copy                   Caribou                     The Duke Spirit
  Datarock                   Datarock                    The Airborne Toxic
  The Duke Spirit            The Duke Spirit              Event
  Blitzen Trapper            Blitzen Trapper             The Enemy
  Louis XIV                  De Novo Dahl                William Fitzsimmons
  The Airborne Toxic         Parlor Mob                  Parlor Mob
   Event                     William Fitzsimmons         The Stills
  De Novo Dahl               Kaki King                   Eli Reed
  Parlor Mob                 The Night Marchers          Colour Revolt
  William Fitzsimmons        Flosstradamus
  Flosstradamus              Vedera

Tickets for all three shows go on sale Saturday, May 31st at

For additional information on the individual shows in each city, fans can go to, where Download 2008 powered by Seagate offers access to streaming music, podcasts, exclusive artist content, special contests, ticket sweepstakes, meet and greet opportunities and a community of like-minded music fans. Seagate will provide still and video cameras to some of the artists enabling them to document their “Download Memories” which will be featured on the site. will continually feature new elements about the festival to keep fans as up to date as possible with the schedules, opportunities, news and activities in each market.

Spin Magazine will host a contest giving one lucky fan the opportunity to become a reporter for a day covering one of the events which will be featured in the magazine and

Volkswagen will construct VW Garage in San Francisco and Philadelphia filled with guitars, bass guitars and drums for fans to hang out and jam with friends and other fans. will be on site with an interactive booth where fans can stop by to get their free online photos accessible at and enter to win special contests and prizes. Fans will also have the opportunity to meet some of their favorite artists at the artist signing tents at each venue.

Seagate made the following comment: “Seagate is proud to be the title sponsor for the Download Music Fest this year, because we are at the core of your digital lifestyle…where you download, upload, store, share, create, mash-up and save all of your music, video, film, photos and digital stuff. Our storage solutions and hard drives are the essential connection between you and your content. From the home to the office, to the hand to the car — we put the gigabytes and terabytes into all of your favorite devices.”

“Music has always resonated for Volkswagen’s youthful target customer. Our partnership with Download turns up the volume,” says Laura Stove, Marketing Manager, Volkswagen North America, Inc.

                     DOWNLOAD 2008 POWERED BY SEAGATE

  DATE                     CITY                    VENUE
  Saturday, July 19        San Francisco, CA       Shoreline Amphitheatre
  Sunday, July 20          Los Angeles, CA         Gibson Amphitheatre
  Saturday, August 2       Philadelphia, PA        Susquehanna Bank Center


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