The Killers or Empire of the Sun? Jurassic 5 or Janelle Monáe? Cults or Purity Ring? Those are just a few of the tricky choices facing Life Is Beautiful attendees now that festival's October 26 and 27 schedule has been unveiled, along with the map of the fest's full Downtown footprint.
The Downtown Stage, located at 7th Street just north of Stewart Avenue, will feature Family of the Year, ZZ Ward, Dawes, Alabama Shakes, Imagine Dragons, Beck and Kings of Leon on Saturday, and Living Colour, Allen Stone, performers from Michael Jackson One, Jurassic 5, Passion Pit, Vampire Weekend and The Killers on Sunday.
The Ambassador Stage, situated along Ogden Avenue at 9th Street, will host Alpine, Nico Vega, Poolside, Andrew McMahon, Capital Cities, Purity Ring, Childish Gambino and Pretty Lights on Saturday, and Five Knives, Charli XCX, Twenty One Pilots, Janelle Monáe, STS9, Zedd and Empire of the Sun on Sunday.
Several other performance spaces, including the Huntridge Stage, the Heartland Stage, the Homegrown Stage and the Red Bull Sound Select Stage, will be tucked in along the way. For full details on stages and times, click here.
The Culinary Village will run along 8th Street north and south of Fremont. For the full map, click here.
Also today, Life Is Beautiful announced that two-day parking passes—for spots in the World Market Center lot and shuttle rides two and from the festival—will sell for $40 through Ticketmaster, beginning today at noon.