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More bands have been added to the Northside Festival 2010, happening June 24-27 at venues around Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Those new additions include Elvis Perkins in Dearland, Male Bonding, Sondre Lerche, Tame Impala, A.A. Bondy, Air Waves, The Golden Filter, Slow Club, The Babies, Starring, Takka Takka, Lower Dens, Frankie & the Outs, The Fresh & Onlys and The Grates. The full list is below, and the fest's full schedule (with more new bands) is expected this week. A partial schedule is below.
Elvis Perkins in Dearland, A.A. Bondy and "special guests" will be playing a Sunday afternoon show at Newtown Barge Park - tickets are on sale. Other lineups at that park include Titus Andronicus, Male Bonding and Cults (Sat afternoon); Liars, Fucked Up and High Places (Sat night); and Les Savy Fav, Polvo and Grails (Sun night) at the park venue. Tickets are still on sale for all of them, or you can just get a badge which lets you run around to multiple shows.
BrooklynVegan will be hosting three shows during Northside, all on the same night (6/26) - Jucifer and Gloominous Doom at Union Pool, Floor, Javelina, and Hot Graves at Europa earlier that night (tickets), and Memory Tapes, Twin Sister, DOM and ZAZA at Music Hall of Williamsburg (tickets).
The festival has joined with NYC film houses BAMcinamatek, IFC Films, Indiewire, Rooftop Films and others to show movies at indieScreen, the new Williamsburg movie theater. Details on those films (which include movies by Todd Solondz and James Franco) and the video for Male Bonding's song "Year's Not Long" is posted below...
Recently added to Northside 2010 lineup:
?uestlove (DJ set)
Albino Ghost Monkey
Annie & the Beekeepers
The Art of Shooting
Ball of Flame Shoot Fire
The Black Hollies
Bottle Up & Go
Boy Without Gold
The Canon Logic
Cream in All Moustache
Dana Jewell (solo)
Dark Dark Dark
The David Wax Museum
Dinowalrus (DJ set)
Drink Up Buttercup
Elvis Perkins in Dearland
Frankie & the Outs
The Fresh & Onlys
The Golden Filter
Hooray for Earth
I Love Monsters
Jody Porter (of Fountains of Wayne)
Led Er Est
The London Souls
Love in October
Madison Square Gardners
Me & Mars
The New Deal
No Demons Here (Luka Usmiani of Fluffy Lumbers)
Paul & the Patients
Phil & the Osophers
The Pillow Theory
PS I Love You
Ribbons (last NYC show)
Runaway (DJ set)
She Keeps Bees
These United States
Trans (Jemina Pearl & John Eatherly of Be Your Own Pet; DJ set)
The Wicked Tomorrow
Wounded Buffalo Theory
Zakee (DJ set)
Yes, really. This year, your Northside Festival badge will also get you into indieScreen, Williamsburg's new movie theater slash music venue slash bar and restaurant, where we're presenting a very for-serious film festival.PARTIAL SCHEDULE
In truest Northside tradition, we've partnered with several terrific festivals, distributors, screening series and critics to curate an eclectic, exciting mix of programming, featuring films by Todd Solondz and, yes, Virginia, James Franco. You ready?
On Northside's first night, June 24th, Indiewire will present Sundance hit The Imperialists Are Still Alive at 8pm, followed by a Q&A with director Zeina Durra. Stick around later that night for a special 10pm screening, to be announced shortly, presented by the BAMcinamatek, Brooklyn's top arthouse and repertory theater.
On Friday, June 25th, Animation Block Party will present a "Best of NYC Animation" shorts program at 8pm, with several filmmakers on hand. It will be followed at 10pm by The L's presentation of NY Export: Opus Jazz, featuring the New York City Ballet restaging the eponymous Jerome Robbins dance all over New York.
On Saturday, June 26th at 8pm, IFC Films will dip into their deep roster of top indie releases to preview Life During Wartime, Todd Solondz's sorta-sequel to Happiness, screening in Brooklyn for the first time. And in the 10pm slot, the Berlin Film Festival Panorama will present a feature and a short from this year's Berlinale. The feature is Jake Yuzna's Open; the short is The Feast of Stephen, a homoerotic student film by James Franco, whom you will no doubt recognize from the photo taped up in your locker.
On Sunday, June 27th, Rooftop Films will present a selection of top fest-circuit short films at 6pm; and at 8pm, Film Comment will close the fest with a special screening, to be announced shortly.
THURSDAY JUNE 24
*Au Revoir Simone, The Hundred in the Hands, CALLmeKAT, Runaway (DJ set) -- Warsaw, doors at 7pm, $15/$17 day of show, all ages.
*Thao and Mirah with the Most of All, These United States, Chica Vas -- Music Hall of Williamsburg, doors at 8pm, $17/$19 day of show, 18+.
*The New Deal -- Brooklyn Bowl, doors at 6pm, $15.
*Wavves, Cloud Nothings, DOM -- Knitting Factory, doors at 7pm, $12/$14 day of show, all ages.
FRIDAY JUNE 25
*Woodsist presents: Real Estate, Woods, The Fresh & Onlys, Sic Alps, Moon Duo -- Music Hall of Williamsburg, doors at 8pm, $15/$17 day of show, 18+.
*PopGun Booking presents: Tame Impala with special guests -- Glasslands; doors at 9pm, $10, 21+.
*The Fiery Furnaces -- Brooklyn Bowl, doors at 6pm, $10.
*Slow Club, Netherfriends, Phil & the Osophers -- Europa, doors at 7pm, $12/$15 day of show, 18+.
*MEN (feat. JD Samson of Le Tigre), No Bra, CREEP (DJ set) -- Knitting Factory, doors at 8pm, $15, all ages.
SATURDAY JUNE 26
*Titus Andronicus, Male Bonding, Cults -- The MetroPCS Stage at Newtown Barge Park, doors at 1pm, $10, all ages.
*Liars, Fucked Up, High Places -- The MetroPCS Stage at Newtown Barge Park, doors at 6pm, $16, all ages.
*BrooklynVegan & 1,000 Knives present: FLOOR, Unearthly Trance -- Europa; doors at 7pm, $13, all ages.
*BrooklynVegan presents: Memory Tapes, Twin Sister, DOM, ZAZA -- Music Hall of Williamsburg, doors at 8pm, $15, 18+.
SUNDAY JUNE 27
*Elvis Perkins in Dearland, A.A. Bondy & special guests -- The MetroPCS Stage at Newtown Barge Park; doors at 1pm, $15, all ages.
*Les Savy Fav, Polvo, Grails -- The MetroPCS Stage at Newtown Barge Park; doors at 6pm, $15, all ages.
*Smoking Popes -- Knitting Factory; doors at 7pm, $14/$16 day of show, all ages.
*Islands -- Music Hall of Williamsburg; doors at 8pm, $16/$18 day of show, 18+.
Note: The MetroPCS Stage at Newtown Barge Park is located at Commercial Street between Dupont and West Streets, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It's on the waterfront. It is very pretty.