Schedule set for The Nines Festival on Saturday!

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The Nines Festival will make its debut this weekend in Devens, Massachusetts. Delta Spirit, Explosions in the Sky and Dr. Dog highlight the musical acts set to perform at the festival, which will take place at the athletic grounds of Willard Field on Saturday.

Also set to perform at the inaugural edition of The Nines Festival are Walk Off The Earth, Matt Pond, Shuggie Otis, Kid Koala, K. Flay, Air Traffic Controller and Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys. The music will take place across two stages with no overlapping sets. Estimated set times are available below.

Along with music, the festival will feature the “Stitch” comedy tent. Curated by Harvard Square’s The Comedy Studio and hosted by the Comedy Studio’s impresario Rick Jenkins, the tent will feature a mix of the region’s best emerging to established comedians. Among the many comedians set to perform are Erin Judge, Ken Reid, Bethany Van Delft, Jenny Zigrino, Joe List and Mehran Khaghani.

The all ages event will also host art installations, exhibits, interactive art projects, crafts, food and beverages and more.

Tickets for The Nines Festival are available through Ticketmaster for $55 or at the festival box office on Willard Field starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Children age 10 and under will be admitted free if accompanied by parent or guardian. Fans can also purchase the “Patron of the Arts” VIP tickets for $115, which will include premier parking, fast lane entry, access to the private “Cloud 9” lounge, arts garden and viewing area, complimentary beverages and hospitality, air conditioned restrooms, a festival poster and more.

The Nines Festival Schedule

9 o’Diamonds Stage
1:00 – Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys
2:30 – Shuggie Otis
4:15 – Walk Off The Earth
6:00 – Delta Spirit
8:00 – Dr. Dog
9:45 – Explosions in the Sky

Lucky Cat Stage
1:45 – Air Traffic Controller
3:30 – Matt Pond
5:15 – K. Flay
7:00 – Kid Koala

Stitch Comedy Tent (Hosted by Rick Jenkins)
1:45 – Ken Reid, Bethany Van Delft, Erin Judge
3:30 – Jenny Zigrino, Joe List, Mehran Khaghani
5:15 – Ken Reid, Bethany Van Delft, Erin Judge
7:00 – Jenny Zigrino, Joe List, Mehran Khaghani

*Parking lots open at 11 a.m., Gates open at Noon
*All sets subject to change without notice.

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