Passes for next year’s Kilby Court Block Party go on sale this week

More than 60 bands are set to play the three-day May event, led by LCD Soundsystem, The Postal Service and Vampire Weekend.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A fan surfs the crowd at the 2023 Kilby Court Block Party in Salt Lake City on Saturday, May 13, 2023. Next year's edition is set for May 10-12, also at the Utah State Fairpark — and passes go on sale Wednesday, Dec. 6.

Mark your calendars: The fifth Kilby Court Block Party, celebrating the all-ages venue’s 25th anniversary, is set for May 10-12 at the Utah State Fairpark, 1000 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City.

S&S Presents, the booking agency that owns and operates Kilby Court, announced the lineup for the three-day event Monday — with three major headliners:

• The dance-punk pop group LCD Soundsystem, led by singer-songwriter James Murphy.

• The indie-rock group The Postal Service, made up of Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard and DJ/producer Jimmy Tamborello.

• The indie-rock band Vampire Weekend.

(Ruvan Wijesooriya) James Murphy, frontman of LCD Soundsystem, one of the headlining acts set for the 2024 Kilby Court Block Party in Salt Lake City, May 10-12, 2024.

Among the more than 60 supporting acts that are scheduled to play the Block Party are: The legendary hip-hop collective Wu-Tang Clan, Gibbard’s band Death Cab for Cutie (performing its 2003 album “Transatlanticism”), indie-rock band Interpol, British pop singer-songwriter Jai Paul, singer-songwriter and harpist Joanna Newsom, Scottish indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian, experimental pop band 100 gecs, indie-pop project Dayglow, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist Courtney Barnett, indie-pop band TV Girl, Canadian indie-pop band Alvvays, and alt-rock band Dinosaur Jr. (The full list is available at kilbyblockparty.com.)

With its mix of national headliners and homegrown talent, the 2023 edition of the Block Party drew some 25,000 fans, representing all 50 states and some 15 other countries, organizers said. The event also features vendor booths representing Utah businesses and nonprofit agencies.

A general three-day pass costs $239 plus fees, and there are two tiers of VIP pass — at $349 and $649, plus fees. Passes are set to go on sale Wednesday, starting at 10 a.m., at 24tix.com.