Wednesday, April 29, 2009
VILLAGE VOICE ANNOUNCES 2009 SIREN FESTIVAL LINE-UP
Well, Astroland may be a thing of the past, but that isn't stopping the Village Voice from curating another Siren Festival this summer. And from the line-up, it looks to be much better than last year's. For those of you who aren't going to be attending Wilco's concert at Dutchess Stadium in Wappingers Falls that day, here's the official press release information:
The Village Voice Announces Initial Lineup for the
9th Annual Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™
at Coney Island
Saturday, July 18, 2009
BUILT TO SPILL, THE RAVEONETTES, FRIGHTENED RABBIT, GRAND DUCHY, MONOTONIX, MICACHU & THE SHAPES and more to be announced!
New York, NY (April 28, 2009) The Village Voice, the nation's largest alternative weekly newspaper, is excited to announce the initial line-up for the 9th Annual Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ at Coney Island on Saturday, July 18, 2009 from 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m.
Scheduled performers include BUILT TO SPILL, THE RAVEONETTES, FRIGHTENED RABBIT, GRAND DUCHY, MONOTONIX, MICACHU & THE SHAPES, DJs and more to be announced.
This free, all day, all ages music festival will feature international, national and local bands and DJs performing on two outdoor stages in historic Coney Island. Now in its 9th year, the Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ has solidified its status as a leading New York City outdoor music festival, drawing over 100,000 music fans by showcasing indie rock veterans and emerging artists.
Budweiser returns to the Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ as the exclusive beer sponsor for the 9th consecutive year. Other sponsors include Metro PCS and Coney Island Cyclone Roller Coaster. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks at the 2008 Siren Festival: