North Coast Picks

Acts playing North Coast Festival.

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Big beat progenitor and funk-soul brother Fatboy Slim brings his familiar favorites to the North Coast Fest's Red Bull Grove stage Saturday at 8:45 p.m.
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The wildly funky, horn-drenched, Afrobeat-indebted soul of The Budos Band hits the Named After Groupon stage Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
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Swirly Swedish synth-poppers Little Dragon bring their intoxicating grooves—and killer new album, Ritual Union—to the Named After Groupon stage Sunday at 5:30 p.m.
Diplo and Switch's maniacal sci-fi dancehall project Major Lazer tore Union Park a new one last year when they played Pitchfork '10. They'll be back for more on the Red Bull Grove stage Saturday at 6 p.m.
Psychedelic funkateers Of Montreal may seem a strange fit amongst North Coast's surfeit of bleeps and bloops, but once they take the stage clad in feathers and neon, we suspect they'll melt right in. They play the festival's North Coast Stage Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
Chicago's own Common brings his good humor and a couple thousand killer couplets to the Named After Groupon Stage Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
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Superproducer du jour David Guetta's best known these days for his work with superstars like the Black Eyed Peas. But the dude knows dance, a fact that'll become abundantly clear when he hits the North Coast Stage Friday at 8:30 p.m.
Though recreational chemicals of various sorts may rule the day at North Coast, Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's sure to impart a, cough, natural high the Red Bull Grove stage Friday at 9:00 p.m.
Easily North Coast's most legendary performer, house music icon Carl Cox will show these youngsters a thing or two on the Red Bull Grove Stage Saturday at 7:15 p.m.
Mystery-shrouded, mask-donning post-dubstep producer SBTRKT will let his wildly inventive music speak for itself when he hits the North Coast Stage Friday at 6:30 p.m.
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