House of Vans NYC 2016 free shows (Quicksand & Converge, Jon Hopkins & The Field, Sleep & Battles, more)
The free summer concerts at Greenpoint’s House of Vans return this year, and as always there are some pretty impressive lineups.
It kicks off on May 19 with an electronic show featuring a good bill all around: Jon Hopkins, The Black Madonna, The Field and FIXED DJs. RSVP for that one is open now. Like with all HoV shows, entry is first come, first served.
HoV continues on June 9 with indie rock locals DIIV and Sunflower Bean, plus Canadian jazz-hop band BABADNOTGOOD, and The Paranoyds. RSVP opens 5/25
On June 16 it’s a rap show with hit-making duo Rae Sremmurd, the underrated Denzel Curry, and the quickly-rising Kamaiyah. RSVP opens 5/25.
June 23 is sure to be a wild one with doom metal legends Sleep and math rock mindblowers Battles. RSVP opens 6/13.
Things get dancier again on June 29 for Neon Indian, Factory Floor and Kim Ann Foxman. RSVP opens 6/13.
And finally, the last night — July 6 — has two legends of hardcore/post-hardcore: Quicksand and Converge, plus a special guest promised. Who could it be? RSVP opens 6/28.
Here’s the poster for opening night: