Sophomore Slump Fest

By: Starr Brown

FBT Entertainment is known for their management and tour booking services. Bringing those specialties together, they have created an annual Alternative summer music festival- Sophomore Slump Fest.

Held every August in North Carolina, they draw in young fans to enjoy a variety of artists at the forefront of alternative music.

The festival began in 2016 as a place where fans and bands could be in an inclusive environment for the pure enjoyment of music. Now having gown into a nationally renowned music festival, the third annual Sophomore Slump Fest will take place at Motorco Music Hall in Durham, NC on August 25th.


This summer's lineup features a variety of bands, big and small, including:
Free Throw
Light Years
Keep Flying
In Your Memory
Sine Cura
Drop The Girl
Sink The Ship
The Second After
Bleacher Days

There will be special a Pre-Show and Post-Show on Aug 24th and Aug 25th in the Durham region to showcase local talents and fan favorites! Stay tuned for details!

The after party, hosted by Emo Raleigh at Motorco Music Hall, will take place after the last performer leaves the stage, with guest DJ performances from Shawn Milke of Alesana and MORE - $12 Presale / $15 at door.

Sink The Ship, Colton Ulery have played Sophomore Slump Festival since the debut summer. “We’re pumped that it was in the cards for us to play it this year,” says the band. “See you there!”

August 25, 2018
Motorco Music Hall, Durham NC
Doors at 12 PM
Tickets: $25 Presale / $30 Day of

Tickets available at

Sophomore Slump Fest

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