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Pitchfork’s OctFest moves to Governors Island w/ Flaming Lips, Vince Staples, Chic, Yo La Tengo & more

The Flaming Lips at Terminal 5
The Flaming Lips at Terminal 5 in 2017 (more by Greg Cristman)

Last year, Pitchfork and their beer website October put on the inaugural OctFest in NYC with live music and craft beer, and this year they’ll do it again. This time it’s two days, and it moves from Brooklyn Hangar to Governors Island. It goes down September 8 and 9.

The lineup is also much bigger, with The Flaming Lips, Vince Staples, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Yo La Tengo, Hop Along, BadBadNotGood, Saba, Preoccupations, No Age, Madison McFerrin, Vagabon, and more artists TBA (they’re promising a total of 20 musical acts). There will also be over 70 breweries, including locals like Circa, Bronx, Blue Point and Braven, and others from around the country. Tickets are on sale now.

Saturday, September 8:
Vince Staples
Madison McFerrin

Sunday, September 9:
The Flaming Lips
Nile Rodgers & CHIC
Yo La Tengo
Hop Along
No Age

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