Some of the best bands to ever be signed to Merge Records are coming together this July to play Merge 25, an upcoming festival celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the legendary indie label's founding in its hometown of North Carolina. The likes of Neutral Milk Hotel, Superchunk, Eleanor Friedberger, Wye Oak, Bob Mould, Mikal Cronin, and more will play in multiple venues across Durham and Carrboro.

Tickets are available now. See the full line-up below.

Wednesday, July 23, at Baldwin Auditorium, Durham, NC

  • Lambchop performs Nixon
  • Mount Moriah
  • William Tyler

Thursday, July 24, at Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC

  • Superchunk
  • Reigning Sound
  • The Rock*A*Teens
  • The Clientele
  • Telekinesis
  • Eleanor Friedberger
  • Amor de Días
  • Hiss Golden Messenger

Friday, July 25, at Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC

  • Destroyer
  • Wye Oak
  • The Mountain Goats
  • David Kilgour & the Heavy 8s
  • Imperial Teen
  • Hospitality
  • Saint Rich
  • Vertical Scratchers

Saturday, July 26, in Carrboro, NC (outdoor party)

  • Neutral Milk Hotel
  • Caribou
  • Teenage Fanclub
  • Bob Mould
  • Mikal Cronin
  • Ex Hex
  • The Love Language
  • The Music Tapes