Brooklyn’s Northside Festival Reveals New Additions to Lineup

Northside Festival New Additions

Northside Festival has announced additional performers for Northside Music, taking place June 8-11 in the heart of North Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The newly confirmed artists join headliners Dirty Projectors, Miguel, Kamasi Washington, and Thursday, along with previously announced bands like Downtown Boys, Girlpool, Julia Holter and Mary Timony (performing Helium material).

About the Festival

In its ninth year, Northside continues to celebrate the diverse local music scene by presenting an eclectic lineup from Brooklyn and beyond. The new artists pull from a vast range of genres and geographies. Some highlights from these new additions include the likes of, Aldous Harding, Big Thief, Bush Tetras, Destruction Unit, Flock of Dimes, IAN SWEET, Institute, Julianna Barwick, Lydia Lunch, Pelada, Shilpa Ray, Tredici Bacci (performing songs from Dusty Springfield’s Dusty in Memphis) and many more.

In addition, McCarren Park shows benefit the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA), a nonprofit dedicated to building a stronger North Brooklyn by improving 45 parks and playgrounds and getting neighbors involved in their community parks.

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Curated Showcases

Press outlets, music labels, and guest curators have also partnered with Northside Festival to present tightly curated showcases. A few of many highlights include:

Pitchfork FestivalPitchfork presents –

Downtown Boys

Flesh World

Field Agent (Stephen Lee Clark of Deafheaven)

+ special guests TBA

Northside Festival 33 1/3 Book SeriesThe 33 1/3 Book Series presents –

Lower Dens performing songs from ABBA’s Gold: Greatest Hits

Tredici Bacci performing songs from Dusty Springfield’s Dusty in Memphis

+ more TBA

 Northside Festival The Creative IndependentThe Creative Independent presents-

Julia Holter (solo)

Georgia + a live conversation between Emel Mathlouthi and Victoria Ruiz (of Downtown Boys) and writer Amy Rose Spiegel

AdHoc & Brooklyn Vegan Present:

Aldous Harding

 Northside Festival 4Northside & Le Poisson Rouge present: Downtown Trip –

Craig Leon & Martin Rev

Bush Tetras

+ special guest emcee Lydia Lunch

Northside Festival 5 sacred-bones-recordsSacred Bones 10th Anniversary showcase –

Destruction Unit


Pop. 1280


The Hunt + special guests

Northside Festival 6 OMMOrange Milk Records presents –


Kate NV

Giant Claw

Seth Graham

Machine Girl

Maharadja Sweets

G.S. Sultan


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Early Bird badges are on sale now with Music passes starting at $75 and including “all access” to over 300 bands; Innovation badges at $499 with access to 150+ speakers; and Premium badges are also available for $549 and provide access to all events at the festival. Entry for badgeholders subject to venue capacity. Individual tickets are available for McCarren Park shows now. For a complete list of talent & performers, visit the Northside Festival’s website here.

About Northside Media

Northside Festival is the flagship event of Northside Media, which creates exceptional content and experiences for passionate music, innovation & food communities.

For more information on Northside Festival, visit their Website, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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Eric- FestPop Staff Writer

Eric- FestPop Staff Writer

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