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Field Report at BV SXSW 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Tonight (7/17) is the first show for new Brooklyn venue Williamsburg Park featuring Counting Crows, We Are Augustines, Field Report, and Kasey Anderson & the Honkies. Tickets for tonight's show are still available. Maybe this isn't the most exciting start for the venue, but there are a lot of cool shows coming up, including Refused with Off! on Wednesday (7/18), a big outdoor edition of Eugene Mirman's "Pretty Good Friends" with "special guests" and OK GO on Thursday (7/19), Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Antibalas on August 18 (FREE), Bob Mould playing Sugar's first two albums on September 7 (FREE), David Byrne & St. Vincent on September 29, Animal Collective on October 5 and more. All upcoming Williamsburg Park shows are listed below.
If you're a fan of Field Report (aka former Justin Vernon cohort Chris Porterfield) but would like to see him in a more intimate setting, he's also playing an early show at Mercury Lounge on Saturday (7/21). Tickets are still available and we're also giving away a pair. Details on how to enter are below.
Williamsburg Park -- 2012 Schedule:
Jul 17 - Counting Crows, We Are Augustines, Field Report, Kasey Anderson & the Honkies
Jul 18 -- Refused with Off!
July 19 - Pretty Good Friends with Eugene Mirman, Bobcat Goldthwait & more + music by OK GO (FREE)
Aug 10 - An Evening With CAKE
Aug 17 - Jane's Addiction, Die Antwoord
Aug 18 - Antibalas w/ Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings (FREE)
Aug 19 - My Morning Jacket with Shabazz Palaces
Aug 24 - Sublime with Rome, Cypress Hill, Pepper
Sep 7 - Bob Mould playing 'Copper Blue' (FREE)
Sep 8 - Riot Fest Brooklyn w/ Gogol Bordello, Descendents, Hot Water Music, The Bronx, The Menzingers, Screaming Females, Larry and His Flask
Sep 15 - The Jayhawks (FREE)
Sep 27 - Gotye w/ Givers and Zammuto
sep 29 - David Byrne and St. Vincent
Oct 5 - Animal Collective w/ Micachu & the Shapes
For a chance at winning a pair of tickets to see FIELD REPORT at MERCURY LOUNGE: either tweet something that includes both @BrooklynVegan AND "FIELD REPORT" in the tweet, or send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line "FIELD REPORT". Include your first and last name in the email. We'll pick a winner at random and contact them with more details. If you enter by email, it will not be shared with anyone else. Good luck!