If you are going to be in the New York area from June 24 – 27th, cancel all your plans and get ready for 3 days of music, movies, art, drink specials and fun! The 2nd annual Northside Festival, presented by The L Magazine, will be held at venues in and around Brooklyn and the lineup is pretty amazing! Tickets for the Northside Festival can be purchased here.
After the jump, see the music and film lineup for this once-in-a-lifetime event, plus find out how you can win free tickets and an Ipad!
If that’s not enough to entice you, here’s something to sweeten the pot: James Franco will be there!
On the music side, the following bands will be performing:
?uestlove (DJ set), A.A. Bondy, Albino Ghost Monkey, Arches, Ava Luna, Bad Girlfriend, The Beets, Bermuda Bonnie, Big Troubles, The Black Hollies, Boy Without God, The Canon Logic, Coasting, Cream in All Moustache, Dana Jewell (solo), Dinowalrus (DJ set), Dream Diary, Drink Up Buttercup, Ducktails, Echostream, Elvis Perkins in Dearland, Family Portrait, Fan-Tan, Fifth Nation, Fluffy Lumbers, Frankie & the Outs, The Fresh & Onlys, Gaucho, Gold Streets, The Grates, Hidden Fees, Holiday Holiday, The Hollows, I Love Monsters, JDDJ3J, Jucifer, Knife City (Luke Silas of Anamanaguchi), Led Er Est, LE-LI, The London Souls, Love in October, Lower Dens, Matteah Baim, Max Gabriel, Me & Mars, Midnight Masses, Netherfriends, No Demons Here (Luka Usmiani of Fluffy Lumbers), Nouvellas, Oberhofer, The Pass, Phil & the Osophers, The Pillow Theory, Posi, The Press, PS I Love You, Psychobuildings, Radical Dads, Reading Rainbow, Ribbons, Schooner, Sean Bones, Serpenti, Shy Town, Skeletonbreath, Sondre Lerche, Starring, Steel Phantoms, The Sundelles, Takka Takka, Tame Impala, These United States, Total Slacker, Trans (Jemina Pearl & John Eatherly of Be Your Own Pet; DJ set), Twin Shadow, Union, The Wicked Tomorrow, Wild Yaks, Wizardry, Wounded Buffalo Theory, Zakee (DJ set), Zapa Venu
Schedules, dates, venues and times and all other Northside Festival news can be found here.
The movie line up is: (and the films will be held at indieScreen, a new 100-capacity art-house movie theater meets music venue meets restaurant and bar opening on Kent Ave and S 2nd St in Williamsburg, Brooklyn)
Friday, June 25
8pm – Animation Block Party– “Best of NYC Animation” short film program. The post-screening will feature a Q&A with participating animators, Odd Todd, Lisa LaBracio, Aaron Hughes, Dan Meth and Emily Hubley. Please see a full list of films at the bottom of this page.
10pm – The L Magazine – NY Export: Opus Jazz”
BEST OF NYC ANIMATION PROGRAM:
ABP Fly Intro AVDJ (2007)
Old school ABP intro.
Sky is Falling Dave Schlafman (2007)
A green cartoon focus on Global Warming.
Sideshow Lisa LaBracio (2006)
Through the memories of a circus clown, the fleeting quality of love unfolds.
Heartz Stieg Retlin (2005)
A quick ditty involving hearts.
The Backbrace Andy and Carolyn London (2004)
Andy recounts his traumatic high school experience of having to wear a back brace.
Petunia Aaron Hughes (2005)
A love affair between a man and his flower bounces along from this world into the next.
That Hand Film Adam Ansorge (2009)
A martial arts-style fight between human hands.
She She She She ‘s A Bombshell Ben Levin (2005)
During a long ride home from a ska show, we learn that sometimes when you talk- it really annoys your friends.
Google Street View Guys, Part One Dan Meth (2009)
A road trip to photograph the entire country.
Me-I Mixtape Club (2007)
Mixtape Club presents an HD music video for TV on the Radio’s “Me-I
“Summer Retreat Jeff Scher (2009)
Summer always feels endless until it suddenly ends.
Pigeon Within Emily Hubley (1999)
A woman’s journey home through tunnels of doubt and what may be an encounter with her guardian angel to the joy of slapping Park Avenue canopies.
A Buck’s Worth Tatia Rosenthal (2005)
Gun in hand; a homeless man requests a dollar.
The Lost Tribes of New York London Squared (2009)
Urban Anthropologists, interview some of New York City’s more overlooked citizens.
Backwards Aaron Hughes and Lisa LaBracio (2009)
A love story so backwards it has to be told in reverse.
Chicken Cowboy Stephen Neary (2009)
Shelly the chicken wasn’t looking for a fight, but he found one.
Hollywood Odd Todd (2006)
Odd Todd goes Hollywood.
Down to the Bone Peter Ahern (2009)
Little Michael has vicious allergy attacks thanks to his babysitter.
Google Street View Guys, Part Two Dan Meth (2009)
Wonder what it’s like for the dudes who have to drive those Google camera cars around?
Cooking 420 with Chef Barry Chelsea Manifold (2010)
Chef Barry loses his stash again.
As promised, here’s the link to enter a contest in association with L Magazine to win all access badges to the Northside Festival, T-shirts and an I-Pad!
Tickets for this incredible festival are on sale now!!!
You can also find out more updates by following The L Magazine on Twitter (@ LMagazine).