Northside Brooklyn Festival 2015

Northside Brooklyn Festival 2015

June 13, 2015 - June 14, 2015
June 13, 2015 - June 14, 2015
New York City and Brooklyn
New York City and Brooklyn
 
 

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The Northside Festival is an annual eight-day summer showcase celebrating emerging "music, film, food, ideas and entrepreneurship" in Brooklyn.[1] The festival is held at venues across the neighborhoods of Williamsburg and Greenpoint and is organized by Northside Media Group, the publishers of The L Magazine Brooklyn Magazine, and BAMbill. In 2011, over 250 indie rock, hip-hop and electronica performers were billed.[2] Headliners included Guided By Voices, Beirut, Woods, Iceage, Theophilus London and Deertick (performing as Deervana).[citation needed] [3]

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Neko Case
American singer-songwriter
bornSeptember 8, 1970
Alexandria, Virginia
 
Pusha T
Rapper
bornMay 13, 1977
The Bronx, New York City, United States
 
Future
American rapper
bornNovember 20, 1983
 
Best Coast
 

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Best Coast is an American rock duo formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009. The band consists of songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Bethany Cosentino and guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Bobb Bruno. Cosentino, a former child actress, began writing music as a teenager and was formerly a member of the experimentalist drone group Pocahaunted. After a brief tenure at college in New York City, Cosentino returned to the West Coast and began recording lo-fi demos with Bruno, whom she met in the Los Angeles music scene.

After a string of 7-inch and cassette-only singles, the band signed to Mexican Summer, who issued the band's debut, Crazy for You, in 2010. Crazy for You became an unexpected commercial success following Internet buzz surrounding the duo. Best Coast added a touring drummer, Ali Koehler of Vivian Girls, and spent much of 2011 on the road for festival appearances and tour dates. Best Coast's sophomore effort, The Only Place, was released in 2012 and featured a cleaner sound than their previous releases. In 2013, the duo released an EP, Fade Away, and their third studio album, California Nights, was released on May 4, 2015.

Headliner

Run the Jewels is an American hip hop supergroup formed by New York City-based rapper-producer El-P and Atlanta-based rapper Killer Mike in 2013.[3] They released their eponymous debut studio album, Run the Jewels, as a free digital download in 2013. The highly acclaimed album was followed by Run the Jewels 2 in 2014, which was also praised by critics.

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5 Acts To Check Out At The 2015 Northside Festival In Brooklyn, NY
zumic.com  –  June 1, 2015
For four days later this month, Brooklyn will be crawling with literally hundreds of the best musical acts in nearly every genre, making it hard to decide which concerts to go to. The Northside Festival takes place once a year, and brings together ...
Watch Run The Jewels Bring Nas To The Stage At Northside Fest
Stereogum  –  June 15, 2015
Run The Jewels closed out this weekend’s Northside Festival in Brooklyn at 50 Kent, and they brought out Nas during their set to perform his 2002 track “Made You Look.” It’s the second time that the Brooklyn rapper joined the duo on stage — he ...
MoMA Nights 2015 lineup: Lower Dens, Te Shi, Jon Batiste, more
Brooklyn Vegan  –  June 8, 2015
More info here. Lower Dens play Music Hall of Williamsburg on Thursday (6/11) for Northside Fest. Advance tickets are sold out, but they will be admitting Northside badges based on capacity. Batiste, who will soon be bandleader for The Late Show with ...
Northside Festival reveals full lineup of music, innovation and film
Examiner  –  May 30, 2015
This year is no different from the previous years as Northside Fest expects to draw thousands of attendees to witness who's who and what's next via musical acts, startups, technologists, entrepreneurs, filmmakers and artists. Don't miss this year for the ...
PREMIERE: EZTV Jumps Into Summer on the New Single "Trampoline"
Noisey  –  May 27, 2015
Thu. May 28 - New York, NY @ Cake Shop (NYC PopFest) $ Sat. June 13 - Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right (Northside Fest) Wed. June 17 - Toronto, ON @ The Garrison (NXNE) Thu. June 18 - Toronto, ON @ The Garrison (NXNE)
2015 Northside Music Festival guide
freewilliamsburg.com  –  June 9, 2015
While Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, there’s something about the Northside Festival that really feels like the season is truly kicking off. With hundreds of bands and a few dozen venues to consider on the music side of things, it can ...
Businesses rail against weekend L train closure
The Brooklyn Paper  –  March 27, 2015
The Northside Merchants Association convinced the agency to switch a weekend L train closure that was set to take place during the annual Northside music festival in 2013. And the agency has worked with the merchants association on a few other occasions to ...

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