SZA, Melanie Martinez, The Killers to Play Sudden Little Thrills Fest

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a new festival Pittsburgh is coming, and the lineup is full of stars.

On Tuesday, the Sudden Little Thrills Music Festival — a new two-day festival taking place Sept. 7 and 8 in Hazelwood Green — announced its lineup that includes headlining sets from the Killers, SZA, Melanie Martinez and Wiz Khalifa, who will be celebrating a hometown birthday. Will perform the set.

Headlined by the Killers and Martinez, Day One will also see performances from St. Vincent, Fletcher, Ethel Cain, Del Water Gap, Girl Talk, Good Neighbors, Charlotte Sands and Kenny Mason.

Sunday’s festival, headlined by SZA and Khalifa, will include performances from Omar Apollo, Yung Gravy, The Driver Era, Hippo Campus, Lupe Fiasco, Koruk and Royal Otis.

The festival also highlights local Pittsburgh artists, including Feeble Little Horse, Koruk, Fed the God, and Crunk and the Center of Life Band. The event will also feature local cuisine and spirits, with a portion of each ticket going to support grassroots organizations in the community.


Festival tickets start at $249 for general admission, $335 for GA+, and $649 for 2-day VIP tickets, which include private bars, dedicated on-field viewing, and express lanes into the festival and shops. There’s also a 2-day platinum ticket for $1400, which includes front-stage viewing, complimentary beer and seltzer, food and more.

Fans can also purchase single-day tickets starting at $159 for GA and $399 for VIP. Presale tickets are available from April 18.

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