Posted in dance | music | tour dates on July 2, 2010

Suckers in Prospect Park the other day (more by David Andrako)

Mishka, Etnies and something called SEEN (located at are co-presenting a BBQ/party on Long Island City's Water Taxi Beach (dubbed "Red, White & Brews") this 4th of July. Confirmed music includes Suckers, Beach Fossils, The Death Set and Ninjasonik. There are also lots of DJs and they're promising a "Very Special End Of The Night Performance".

Add this one to the list of music events happening this 4th of July in NYC.

A flyer, more details on the party and all Beach Fossils dates are below...

Red, White & Brews
Red, White & Brews

We've slowly but surely been amping up the magnitude of our parties and after our Los Angeles Opening Party, we knew we had to do something B-I-G back home in New York. And what better time to try that then on the 4th of July?

The party will also be celebrating the launch of a fantastic new website by our dear friends at SEEN. A site that yours truly [My Pal The Crook] will be blogging for on the regular. What is SEEN? Well, all shall be revealed soon enough. But I will say this... you may want to bookmark now...

(Subject: 4th of July)
1pm - 1am
Long Island City Water Taxi Beach
54-32 2nd St.


So, what's going to be happening at this lavish bash you ask? Well... we're not ready to let that cat out of the bag just yet. But I will tell you that we have an amazing line-up of bands and DJs along with some stellar secret surprises (we can't publicly announce yet) that we'll be revealing in the coming weeks. But if you've been to one of our big bashes, you know you won't be disappointed in who we bring in!

What I can tell you is that the party will be held outdoor at the incredible Water Taxi Beach (yes it's an actual beach, well man made) over in Long Island City, Queens. Seriously, imagine the 4th on the beach with a beautiful Manhattan skyline, fireworks, some brews and your crew as amazing bands and DJs give you the soundtrack of a lifetime.

And as if that wasn't enough, The CBLDF (Comic Book Legal Defense Fund) will be hosting a Live Art Stage featuring Tara McPherson, Molly Crabapple, Khary Randolf, and others. There will also be a display of custom Etnies sneakers featuring original art from Eric Powell, ?????, Jill Thompson, Lisa Hanawalt, David Mack and more!

But you know what the truly best part of it all is? It's FREE. Yes FREE.

Stay tuned for more details and start RSVPing now!
(Put 4th of July in the subject line).

Trust me, you'll wanna be there.

Music includes:
Beach Fossils
The Death Set
Ninjasonik W/roofeo
Stalley Feat. Ski Beatz & The Senseis
The Captain W/77klash
Lauren Flax
Dirty South Joe/ Dj Tameil/ Tim Dolla
Chronic Youth
Very Special End Of The Night Performance

Beach Fossils - 2010 Tour Dates
07/04 - New York, NY - SEE ABOVE
07/07 - Pittsburgh, PA - Brillobox @
07/08 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop @
07/09 - Bloomington, IN - The Bishop @
07/10 - Chicago, IL - West Fest
07/10 - Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle @
07/12 - Columbus, OH - The Summit @
07/13 - Rochester, NY - Bug Jar @
07/14 - New York, NY - Mercury Lounge @
07/16 - Toledo, OH - Micky Finn's Pub
07/17 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall Ballroom $
07/19 - Omaha, NE - The Waiting Room *
07/20 - Denver, CO - Hi Dive *
07/22 - Boise, ID - Neurolux *
07/23 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir *
07/24 - Seattle, WA - Capitol Hill Block Party
07/26 - San Francisco, CA - Richshaw Stop !
07/27 - Los Angeles, CA - The Echo !
07/29 - Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour *
07/30 - San Diego, CA - Bar Pink *
08/01 - Phoenix, AZ - Rhythm Room *
08/03 - Dallas, TX - The Loft *
08/04 - Austin, TX - Emo's *
08/06 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl *
08/07 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle *
08/08 - Washington, DC - Black Cat *
08/09 - Detroit, MI - Magic Stick #
08/10 - Cleveland Heights, OH - Grog Shop #
08/11 - Toronto, Ontario - Wrongbar #
08/12 - Montreal, Quebec - La Sala Rossa #
08/13 - Winooski, VT - The Monkey House
08/14 - New Haven, CT - Cafe Nine
08/15 - Allston, MA - Great Scott #
08/16 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's #
08/17 - Baltimore, MD - Ottobar #
08/18 - Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506 #
08/19 - Knoxville, TN - Pilot Light #
08/20 - Nashville, TN - Exit/In #
08/21 - Charlotte, NC - The Milestone

! = w/ Bear in Heaven & Twin Sister
& = w/ Frog Eyes
# = w/ Warpaint & Javelin
^ = w/ Woven Bones
@ = w/ Small Black
$ = w/ Neon Indian & Wild Nothing
* = w/ Here We Go Magic
+ = w/ with Woven Bones & The Beets



Comments (12)

Beach Fossils rule.

Posted by Anonymous | July 2, 2010 11:47 AM

Special end of the night performance = Drake.

Posted by Anonymous | July 2, 2010 12:12 PM


Posted by Anonymous | July 2, 2010 12:22 PM

^Are you really that gullible?

Posted by Anonymous | July 2, 2010 1:14 PM

Am I missing something with Beach Fossils? I went to see Woven Bones (who I like) last night and saw them for the first time. They were ok, but just the same sloppily played / reverb on everything / have a few semi catchy hooks that has been going in Brooklyn for awhile now.

The crowd (sold out) seemed to treat it as the second coming. Looking at the faces, they seemed to all be the same that started crowding into The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart shows last year.

Maybe just not my just seems to have a short shelf life.

Posted by Anonymous | July 2, 2010 1:39 PM

>>They were ok, but just the same sloppily played / reverb on everything / have a few semi catchy hooks

Kinda like Woven Bones. (I do like both bands.)

Posted by Anonymous | July 2, 2010 1:58 PM

i disagree - Woven Bones, while having the same setup (standing drums / reverbed vocals) was tight and driving. The bass playing was on point throughout the entire show / drums (while kinda the same beat) were never loose. Hardly any break between songs, you could tell they had been touring and came to play...

Again, Beach Fossils just did the slacker vibe thing, which I just feel is getting old...don't get me started on the Beets.

Posted by Anonymous | July 2, 2010 3:08 PM

@3:08 - OK, fair enough. I'll get to judge for myself tonight!

Posted by Anonymous | July 2, 2010 3:16 PM

Beach Fossils rule.

Posted by غرام | July 3, 2010 6:21 PM

All these bands fucking suck.

Posted by Anonymous | July 8, 2010 1:00 PM


Posted by Anonymous | July 22, 2010 8:31 AM

I also sang at the instrument that he holds in his hand, it's actually very funny! It is good that there are ways out for those who have no exceptional voices, but are passionate about music.

Posted by Ruslana | November 28, 2014 10:44 AM

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