Steve Lacy, boygenius, LCD Soundsystem to headline first shows at new Suffolk Downs venue


The first shows at The Stage at Suffolk Downs are part of the Re:SET concert series.

Boygenius, the trio of (from left) Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus, will headline The Stage at Suffolk Downs on June 18. Lera Penteluto

Steve Lacy, LCD Soundsystem and boygenius will be the first three artists to play at The stage at Suffolk Downsa new seasonal outdoor music venue opening later this year at the former East Boston Hippodrome.

The three shows, which will take place from Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18, starting daily at 3pm, are part of the Re:SET concert series and will feature a number of artists selected by the head billboard every night.

For her June 16 show, Lacy will bring three acts that fit her alternative R&B vibe: Toro y Moi, James Blake and Foushee.

For LCD Soundsystem’s June 17 show, James Murphy and company. will be supported by Jamie xx, Idles and L’Rain, among others.

Closing out the weekend of June 18, supergroup boygenius (a trio featuring Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus) will share the bill with Dijon, Bartees Strange and Clairo, who rose to stardom as a teenager and lived in Carlisle.

The Re:SET shows represent something of a grand opening for The Stage at Suffolk Downs, an 8,500-person venue operated by The Bowery Presents, the promotion company that also manages Sinclair and Roadrunner.

Fans can sign up for the Re: SET preregistration now, with the earliest pre-sale scheduled to begin Tuesday, February 7 at 10 a.m. GA tickets will be available beginning Friday, February 10 at 10 a.m., with prices for single-day tickets starting at $99.50 .

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