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American Football are set to headline a new music festival in Minecraft

Of all the things we thought may happen while in self-isolation, Emo heroes American Football headlining a Coronavirus festival in Minecraft wasn’t one of them.

Taking place on Saturday, April 11th, you will be able to catch American Football along with Anamanaguchi, Baths, HANA, and many more at the Minecraft festival, Nether Meant.

With a lineup featuring American Football, Baths, HANA and many more, Nether Meant will be taking place in everybody’s favourite game, Minecraft.

The festival is being put on by Anamanaguchi and Open Pit. All the proceeds from the VIP tickets will go straight to Good360’s COVID–19 relief efforts. These VIP tickets will give users access to “special VIP areas in-game” along with new in-game merchandise.

You will be able to watch the entire show on Twitch if you don’t have a Minecraft account. You will obviously be able to watch the entire concert in Minecraft as well. All the details of which you can find here. Lead vocalist Mike Kinsella stated, “I’m looking forward to (finally) being able to prove to my 7-year-old son that I do, indeed, have a job.”

This isn’t the first Minecraft event Open Pit have put on. They’ve had multiple previous events with names that are often Minecraft puns on well-known festivals (for example, Coalchella, Firefest, and Mine Gala). This festival’s title is no different. Using the basis of American Football’s song Never Meant, they’ve combined it with Minecraft’s hell-like underworld “The Nether”.

Check out the full details below.