WHEN: September 8-10
WHERE: Raleigh, N.C.
TICKETS
The Independent Weekly, Raleigh's alt weekly, sponsors Hopscotch Music Festival, in its second year this year. Spread out over multiple venues a la SXSW, Hopscotch hosts 150 bands in 2011. The must-see acts are Drive-By Truckers, Earth, Guided By Voices, the Foreign Exchange, Swans, and Yelawolf.

For a complete list of bands, click here.