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LC Festival

Local Correspondents, an independent music community, is hosting the 3rd Annual LC Fest May 13 - 19, 2009 at Bar4 in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The festival will include short sets from over 60 singer/songwriters and bands located in Brooklyn and New York City. This year the festival also coincides with the 4th anniversary of Local Correspondents. All performances are free to attend.

Local Correspondents is a supportive community for independent artists based in Brooklyn. Weekly showcase series and open mic nights have brought together an extremely talented and diverse group of performers over the last four years. LC offers a helping hand to artists that have just moved to the NYC area with advice, tips, and opportunities to play.

Bar 4 is definitely one of the most under-the-radar venues NYC has to offer. More on the LC Fest with full lineup/schedule, below...

LC Festival

Local Correspondents was founded by Tanya Buziak, Larry Hyland, Greg Tuohey, and Jessi Robertson in April of 2005. It started as a monthly showcase at Bar4, then grew to include weekly showcases at Bar4 and Matchless, and monthly showcases at Rockwood Music Hall. In addition to the founding members, the LC Team also includes members Niko Kaparos, Paul Basile, Peter Pockets, and Kevin Johnston.

In the spring of 2007, the first LC Music Fest was held at Bar4 and included four nights of music with more than 50 local acts performing. In 2008 the second LC Music Fest was expanded to five nights and included over 60 performers. This year the LC Fest will span a full week, culminating in an open mic at midnight on Tuesday May 19.

LC Fest Schedule
Wednesday, May 13th @ Bar4
7:30 guitarmusic
8 secondstar
8:30 Tom Hayes
9 Jeff Jacobson
9:30 Paula Valstein
10 Kim Garrison
10:30 The Picture
11:30 Heidi Sidelinker
12 Steve Waitt

Thursday, May 14th @ Bar4
7:30 Julie Hill
8 Mark Yodice
8:30 Austin Donohue
9 Tarrah Reynolds
9:30 Daniel Wayne
10 Tanya Buziak
10:30 Toby Goodshank
11 Vanessa Reseland
11:30 No Lindsay
12 Jessi Robertson

Friday, May 15th @ Bar4
8 Thomas Bryan Eaton
8:30 Luke Wesley
9 Bryan Dunn
9:30 Chris Cubeta
10 Katy Pfaffl
10:30 Casey Shea
11 Misty Boyce
11:30 Lowry

Saturday, May 16th @ Bar4
7:00 Jeff Schram Band
8:00 Dinosaur Feathers
9:00 Ivan Sandomire
10:00 Great Elk
11:00 Matt Singer
12:00 Wakey Wakey

Sunday, May 17th @ Bar4
7:30 Craig Chesler
8 Bright Brown
8:30 Chloe Philip (COMEDY)
9 Kelli Rae Powell
9:30 Michael Wagner
10 Andy Mac
10:30 Niall Connolly
11 Ryan and The Lions
11:30 Lara Ewen

Monday, May 18th @ Bar4
7:30 Danny Ross
8 Hannah Fairchild
8:30 Duck
9 Debbie Miller
9:30 The Warbles
10 Dave Beck
10:30 Sami Akbari
11 The Lions Share
11:30 Zach Williams
12 Kevin Johnston

Tuesday, May 19th @ Bar4
8 Joanna Levine & Co.
8:30 Joe Wilson
9 Gemma Connell
9:30 Matthew Peverly
10 Gillian Visco
10:30 Sean Han
11 Matt Cranstoun
11:30 Bucky Hayes
12 OPEN MIC (drawing)

Venue info
Bar4 is located at 444 7th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11215 on the corner of 15th St. and 7th Ave. Take the F train to 7th Ave. or Prospect Park/15th St. The venue phone number is (718) 832 - 9800.
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Comments (7)

Never heard of anyone on the list....any recommendations?

Posted by Anonymous | May 7, 2009 12:34 PM

Dinosaur Feathers is pretty damned good, as it Wakey Wakey (Ben Folds-ish, circa good-Folds 95-97).
The rest on that list are frankly complete unknowns.

Posted by Anonymous | May 7, 2009 12:49 PM

The Courtesy Tier on friday may 15th is a great band, 2 piece rock/blues outfit. Gillian Visco on teusday may 19th, great singer song writer, its folk/indie rock.

Those are the ones I know.

Posted by Anonymous | May 7, 2009 12:51 PM

The Courtesy Tier on friday may 15th is a great band, 2 piece rock/blues outfit. Gillian Visco on teusday may 19th, great singer song writer, its folk/indie rock.

Those are the ones I know.

Posted by Birdo | May 7, 2009 12:53 PM

this free festival sucks! they need to get Tool or MGMT! weak!

Posted by Anonymous | May 7, 2009 12:55 PM

there's cross-over with the Sidewalk Cafe scene

Posted by Anonymous | May 7, 2009 12:57 PM

Lowry is pretty good.

Posted by marthew | May 7, 2009 2:29 PM

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