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Dawn of Humans at 285 Kent, December 2012 (more by Lukas Hodge)
After teasing us with a promise of an "international punk and hardcore" fest in NYC, organizers have announced New York's Alright 2013. The festival will happen April 18 - 21 in NYC and will feature everything from local favorites like Perdition, Goosebumps, Crazy Spirit, Dawn of Humans, Hank Wood & The Hammerheads, to names like Double Negative, Culo, Who Killed Spikey Jacket?, Stagnation, The Rival Mob, Hoax, and many many more. Full lineup announcement is below, individual show lineups and venues are still TBA.
Both Hoax and Warthog, who are on board for the NYC fest, play with Inmates at Acheron on January 12.
Full statement regarding New York's Alright is below.
To contribute yet another entry to the current surfeit of punk fests, we are proud to present New York's Alright 2013. Thursday, April 18th through Sunday, April 21st, in the friendly city of New York, we plan to bring together some of the best bands in contemporary punk and hardcore from different parts of the world:
Altered Boys (NJ)
Aspects of War (MA)
Bad Noids (OH)
Birth Deformities (IL)
Bloodkrow Butcher (MA)
Crazy Spirit (NYC)
Dawn of Humans (NYC)
Double Negative (NC)
Hank Wood & the Hammerheads (NYC)
Hounds of Hate (PA)
La Misma (NYC)
No Class (MO)
The Rival Mob (MA)
Sad Boys (NYC)
Una Bestia Incontrolable (Spain)
Violent Future (TO)
Violent Reaction (UK)
Who Killed Spikey Jacket? (MA)
In the near future, we will provide additional information, such as the shows, venues, ticket information, city information (food, records, bars, etc.), the main show flyers and their artists, straggler bands, and other fest-related activities.
The list of bands is pretty much set in stone, so please do not message or email us about playing. We will not respond. The fest is full, thanks!
Lastly, if you'd like to contact the fest organizers, please do so at firstname.lastname@example.org [note: untrue, true 'til death]