Jack White to headline Houston Free Press Summer Festival

Vampire Weeknd, Wu-Tang Clan, Ms Lauryn Hill also on the bill

Jack White to headline Houston Free Press Summer Festival

Photo: Jo McCaughey/NME

Jack White will headline this year's Free Press Summer Festival in Houston, Texas, Spin reports.

The event will be held at the city's Eleanor Tinsley Park between May 31 and June 1. The 2014 edition will mark its sixth anniversary and will feature acts such as Vampire Weekend, Wu-Tang Clan and Ms Lauryn Hill alongside White.

More confirmed artists for the festival include:

Zedd
Chvrches
Sky Ferreira
Tune-Yards
Drive By Truckers
The Kills
Washed Out
King Khan & The Shrines
The 1975
First Aid Kit
Deftones
DMX
Lana Hunter
Flatbush Zombies
Lord Huron
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Big Gigantic
Childish Gambino
Mariachi El Bronx
Laidback Luke
Ying Yang Twins
Flosstradamus
Cage The Elephant
Above & Beyond
Die Antwoord
The Naked & Famous
Adventure Club
J. Roddy Walston & The Business
Wildcat! Wildcat!
Poolside
The Orwells
Robert DeLong
Anamanaguchi
Destruction Unit
White Sea
Lizzo


Recently, Jack White shared a photo on his Instagram account of him selling chocolate on the street with a young boy. Speaking to Rolling Stone about the picture, White explained the story behind the shot. "I was trying to help break up a disagreement between two young salesmen staking a claim for the same spot," he said of the image, which was taken near L.A. Airport. "I tried to get one of them to go in front of Starbucks down the block, but he didn't think you could sell any candy there. Free business advice to youngsters is part of every American's debt to society."

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