(CBS Seattle) – Of all the summer festivals in the Seattle area, the Capitol Hill Block Party is arguably the most energetic due to its giant list of up-and-coming club bands who are usually confined to a tiny stage in a dark bar. For three days in July, dozens of these bands get to soak up UV rays and frolic on several stages on Capitol Hill.

This year, the headliners of the three day festival are extremely different and will attract unique crowds.

Friday features Girl Talk (also known as Gregg Michael Gillis) — the beat-heavy, electronic sampling phenom from Pittsburgh. Girl Talk’s 2006 album Night Ripper was ranked number 34 on Pitchfork’s Top 50 Albums of 2006 and number 22 on Rolling Stone’s Best Albums of 2006.

Saturday features Seattle’s own Pickwick who’ve been gaining national attention from their debut offering Can’t Talk Medicine.

And Sunday’s headliner, The Flaming Lips, promise to bring their legendary theatrical stage show as well as songs from their new critically-acclaimed album The Terror.

Here are the lineups:

Friday, July 26
Girl Talk • STRFKR • Dillon Francis • Chromatics • Danny Brown • Telekinesis • Glass Candy • Daughn Gibson • Bleached • White Lung • BellaMaine • Big Black Delta • Fly Moon Royalty • Soft Metals • The Young Evils • Grave Babies • The Grizzled Mighty • Constant Lovers • Bear Mountain • William Tyler • Deadkill • Princess • The Trashies • Stickers • Kid Smpl • Heavy Petting • Iska Dhaaf • Monogamy Party

Saturday, July 27
Pickwick • Purity Ring • A Trak • El-P • Star Slinger • Killer Mike • Big Freedia • Rose Windows • Radiation City • Wild Cub • La Luz • Pure Bathing Culture • The Flavr Blue • Doldrums • Onuinu • 18 Individual Eyes • Country Lips • Naomi Punk • Dog Shredder • The Horde and the Harem • Land of Pines • Gaytheist • Chastity Belt • Fools Gold Club House • FF • Pony Time • S • Dave B • Youryoungbody • Vox Mod • TacocaT • Grave Matters • Spaceneedles • Rabbits • Trash Fire • JK Pop

Sunday, July 28
The Flaming Lips • Frightened Rabbit • Cults • Hey Marseilles • Latyrx • Odesza • Ravenna Woods w/ Seattle Rock Orchestra • Sandrider • Black Marble • Trails and Ways • Poor Moon • The Comettes • Survival Knife • Katie Kate • Learning Team • Theoretics • Grenades • Unnatural Helpers • Sam Lachow + Raz Simone • Ubu Roi • Tomten • Jarv Dee • Nissim • Tragic Valley • Scream Queen • Old Iron • Tacos • Dutty Wilderness • Red Bull Sound Select w/ Special Guests

3-day passes available for $95 HERE
Single Day Passes ON SALE today for $40 HERE

-Chris Coyle, CBS Seattle

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