Northside. It’s happening.

Well, kids, it’s that time of year again. Northside Festival kicks off in New York tonight and runs through Sunday. You can catch the full line-up (more or less) here, thanks to L Magazine. But allow me to list a few of my top picks.

EDIT: The artists that are in color are the ones I managed to see.

Thursday, 6/16

Bruar Falls
11:00 Eternal Summers
10:00 Reading Rainbow
9:15 The Secret History
8:30 Seapony

St. Cecilia’s Church
9:15 Atlas Sound
8:15 White Rainbow
7:30 Lichens

Webster Hall (not part of Northside)
6:00 Architecture in Helsinki

Union Pool
8:20 Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

10:15 MINKS

Friday, 6/17
McCarren Park

8:30 Beirut
7:20 Sharon Van Etten
6:30 Yellow Ostrich

10:00 Sea Pony

Prospect Park (free show, not part of Northside)
7:00 The Books, Junip, Doveman

The Knitting Factory
12:00 am Surfer Blood
11:15 Eternal Summers
10:30 Grooms
9:45 Pepper Rabbit
9:00 Xray Eyeballs
8:15 Zambri
7:30 Dream Diary

Saturday, 6/18

Brooklyn Bowl
11:00 Thee Oh Sees

Irving Plaza (not part of Northside)
9:00 Noah and the Whale

Music Hall of Williamsburg
11:30 Twin Sister
10:30 Allo Darlin
9:45 Ava Luna

Terminal 5
11:00 Yeasayer
10:00 The Smith Westerns

Sunday, 6/19
285 Kent Ave.

9:30 Monogold

11:00 Diamond Rings
10:00 Porcelain Raft
9:00 BELL

Rooftop Films
8:30 Jose Gonzalez at Rooftop Films

St. Cecilia’s Church
7:30 Wyrd Visisions
8:15 Nicholas Krgovich
9:15 Mount Eerie

You can also read my reviews on Brooklyn Vegan:
for Lichens, White Rainbow, Atlas Sound, Reading Rainbow, and Eternal Summers
for Yellow Ostrich, Sharon Van Etten, Beirut, and Seapony
for Twin Sister, Allo Darlin’, Wyrd Visions, Nicholas Krgovich, and Mount Eerie


1 Response to “Northside. It’s happening.”

  1. 1 Andrew St Clair June 16, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    Did you forget Deer Tick on Sunday or are you not interested?

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