X Games Austin 2015 Dishes Another Solid Music Bill

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X-Games Austin 2015 kicks off Thursday, June 4 and for the second straight year the ESPN event will be offering free concerts (Editor’s note: all concerts must accompany an ‘X Games Experience ticket’) surrounding the games being hosted in the live music capital of the world.

Last year had a wide variety of acts, including Bad Religion, The Flaming Lips and Kanye West. Of course it depends on who you talk to, but the new music schedule for 2015 appears to be just as strong judging by the popular talent that has been booked.

Along with punk rock legendary staple Pennywise, X Games Austin is also brining in Metallica for the heavy rockers and Nicki Minaj for the hip-hop lovers.

Here’s the full rundown:

(All times CDT)

FRIDAY JUNE 5

11:30 AM
A Giant Dog
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

12:30 PM
Phranchyze
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

1:30 PM
Sip Sip
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

2:30 PM
Golden Dawn Arkestra
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

3:30 PM
Bright Light Social Hour
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

5:00 PM
Pennywise
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

 

6:30 PM
Joywave
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

10:30 PM
Nicki Minaj
SUPER STAGE

 

SATURDAY JUNE 6

11:30 AM
Residual Kid
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

12:30 PM
Digital Wild
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

1:30 PM
Zeale
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

2:30 PM
Walker Lukens
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

3:30 PM
Ume
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

5:00 PM
Talib Kweli
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

7:00 PM
Kid Ink
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

10:30 PM
Metallica
SUPER STAGE

SUNDAY JUNE 7

12:30 PM
Flesh Lights
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

1:30 PM
The Blind Pets
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

2:30 PM
The Happen Ins
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

3:30 PM
A. Sinclair
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

5:30 PM
Deltron 3030
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

8:00 PM
The Glitch Mob (free download here)
SOUND FACTORY STAGE

Note: All X Games Experience tickets include first-come, first-served entrance to the GA areas at the music stages. Fans can also purchase upgrades to premium viewing areas at www.ticketmaster.com/xgames.

Josh Helmuth is the editor of CraveOnline Sports.

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