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Fashion Meets Music Festival Expands Lineup with R. Kelly, Michelle Williams, and O.A.R.

posted by Dan Murphy on June 25, 2014

R. Kelly via the artist

Columbus, Ohio -- Fashion Meets Music Festival announced today the addition of headliners R. Kelly, O.A.R., Rusko, and Michelle Williams to its inaugural event taking place Labor Day weekend, August 29-31. 

Further additions include Future Islands, The Menzingers, and Maps & Atlases who will join previously revealed acts Local Natives, Cold War Kids, Circa Survive, and New Found Glory. Scroll down for the full lineup. 

The festival aims to fuse the two cultures into one entertainment platform and "help brand Columbus as the Midwest's music and retail fashion center," likening itself to Austin's SXSW. 

Over the course of the weekend, festivalgoers will be treated to runway shows featuring Koalacore, Lubna Designs, and festival-partner Fashion Meets Music UK as well as a Michelle Williams-hosted gala at which O.A.R. will perform and Alexis Eggleston will debut her couture line - just a few of the ways this festival intends to marry these two art forms. 

While most of the shows are free and open to the public, Fashion Meets Music Festival is offering passes granting entry to exclusive shows and additional perks such as the $250 Access to Excess Badge, which provides admittance into VIP lounges and up to $50 in food and drink credit. 

Full Lineup: R. Kelly, O.A.R., Rusko, Michelle Williams, Local Natives, Cold War Kids, Circa Survive, New Found Glory, Paper Diamond, Parachute, Switchfoot, Destructo, Future Islands, Kap Slap, Twin Forks, Maps & Atlases, New Hollow, The Menzingers, Ceremony, Vaski, Citizen, saintseneca, Roevy, Modern Baseball, Party Favor, Autoerotique, The Floorwalkers, Afroman, Forest & the Evergreens, Blueprint, OCD: Moosh & Twist, Copywrite, Diamond Youth, Wilson, Bad Veins, Brick + Mortar, Wakey! Wakey!, Vacationer, Empires, Caleb Hawley, Captain Kidd, Jacklndn, The Soil & The Sun, The Modern Electric, NGHBRS, Operators, Abandon Kansas, Black Taxi, Artifex Pereo, Carbon Tigers, Desert Nosies, Alanna Royale, Bummers, Colin Thomas & Di, Damn the Witch Siren, Derek Dupont & the Wild, Envoi, EOP, Eric Zayne, Fader Friend, Fashion Week, Fever Fever, Fingers, Front Porch Step, Friendly Faux, G. Finesse & the N.S., Have Mercy, Head North, History's History, Hydra Melody, Indigo Wild, Isken Cosip, Jared Mahone, JD Eicher, Joey Hendrickson, Kid Wonder, Kittyhawk, Kid Runner, Liberty Deep Down, Mayhem Like Me, Mammoth Indigo, Mary Lynn, Mekka Don, Midnight Passenger, Mojoflo, Narrow/Arrow, Nick D & the Believers, Nightbeast, Oceanspeak, Oliver Oak, Off & On, Paper States, Plaid Brixx, Playing to Vapors, Pleasant Tense, Post Coma Network, Public, Red Letter Days, Rooms, Runaway Brother, Santah, Sassafraz, Scientist, Seafair, Slow to Speak Sol Cat, Spencer Sutherland, Teddy Boys, The Commonwealth, The Receiver, The Wet Darlings, These Knees, Truslow, Visa Vis, The Wind & The Sea, ZB Savoy, Xelle

Fashion Lineup: Anti-Label by Kelli Martin, Rox + Royalty by Annie Weihrauch, Alternative Fashion Mob, Fresh Cute Textiles by Celeste Malvar-Stewart & Amanda Cinco-Hoyt, M=S + fcT: A Collaboration, The Faraway Tree Collection, Made by Lizzy, Jodi B Accessories

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