Music is increasingly becoming a significant part of the festival. Another year, another solid lineup.
Love, Peace, & Hip Hop, a hip-hop family day from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, will be held on the 1700 block of Main Street. Kool Moe Dee headlines a lineup that will also feature DJs, B-boy dance crews and other performers; Free
At 11 p.m. Wednesday, there will be a pizza party at The Whig, the Main Street bar that has become a fine late-dining establishment. Belk Boys and Yacht Rock DJ Adam Cox will perform. The Whig is at 1200 Main St.; Free
At 8 p.m. April 18, Dent May, an indie-pop artist, will perform at the Columbia Museum of Art. Dog Bite, a dream-pop band, and People Person, a local band fronted by Jessica Oliver that interweaves vintage girl-group pop and elements of punk. The museum is at Main and Hampton streets; $8-$10
At 10:30 p.m. April 19, Burnt Books, the most polite hardcore band you’ll ever meet, and Happiness Bomb, a band that plays music that puppets dance to, will play at Hunter-Gatherer, 900 Main St.; $5