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Modern Sky Festival has already existed for seven years in China, and this year the first US edition of the festival will take place in NYC on October 4 & 5 at Central Park's Rumsey Playfield. It's got a pretty cool lineup, including The Blood Brothers, Liars, Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor (lineup TBA, but the last one featured David Byrne, members of Hot Chip, Bloc Party, Blood Orange, The Rapture and more), Cat Power, Stars, The Both (AImee Man & Ted Leo) and more. Full lineup below. Tickets, including single day passes and 2-day passes, are on sale now.
The festival happens not long before Stars release their new album, No One Is Lost (due 10/14 via ATO), so maybe we'll hear some new material from that.
Full day-by-day lineup below...
Modern Sky Festival -- 2014 NYC Lineup
Saturday October 4 (5pm - 10pm)
Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor (featuring an all-star lineup of musicians to be announced soon)
Re-TROS (Rebuilding The Rights of Statues)
The Blood Brothers
Sunday October 5 (2pm - 8:30pm)
The Both (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo)
Second Hand Rose
Queen Sea Big Shark
Omnipotent Youth Society