Performance Date: Sunday July 22
Stage: Main Stage
Set time: 9:30pm
Father John Misty is the brainchild of singer-songwriter Josh Tillman. Tillman has released three widely acclaimed albums – Fear Fun(2012), I Love You, Honeybear (2015) and his most recent release, Pure Comedy, his Grammy-nominated album (2017). Father John Misty has also recently contributed to songs by Beyoncé and Lady Gaga. As for his most recent album, Pure Comedy it is a complex, often-sardonic, and, equally often, touching meditation on the confounding folly of modern humanity.
The album has earned Father John Misty placement on over "50 Best of 2017" lists from Entertainment Weekly, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Rolling Stone,Stereogum, Pitchfork and more. The reception to Pure Comedy also led to a series of incredible performances with Saturday Night Live,Austin City Limits, the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Tonight Show and Late Night with Seth Meyers. He recently completed a wildly successful tour in support of the Pure Comedy, and will release its follow up in 2018.