Posted in music | tour dates on August 5, 2014

Modern Sky

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.

This festival is another date on The Blood Brothers' expanding reunion tour which also includes a BrooklynVegan-presented NYC show the next day.

Full day-by-day lineup below...

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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)
Liars
Re-TROS (Rebuilding The Rights of Statues)
The Blood Brothers
Zhang Xuan

Sunday October 5 (2pm - 8:30pm)
Cat Power
Stars
The Both (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo)
Second Hand Rose
Tongue
Queen Sea Big Shark
Lenka
Omnipotent Youth Society

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Comments (5)

Fucking volume level rules there makes everything suck. I mean really...The Blood Brothers? Like I'm supposed to hear what the person next to me is saying while they are playing. I think not.

Posted by Anonymous | August 5, 2014 10:27 AM

I second that.

Posted by ME | August 5, 2014 11:46 AM

This is going to be outside in October ? How will that work.

Posted by Anonymous | August 5, 2014 1:23 PM

Will this be Cat Power with band, or her doing that solo wanking phone it in thing?

Posted by Anonymous | August 5, 2014 2:04 PM

^the origional 'cat power' quit a few years ago. She has since been replaced by a middle-aged lesbian.

Posted by Anonymous | August 5, 2014 2:19 PM

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