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SUNY’s Culture Shock this weekend – here’s the 2009 lineup

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SUNY Purchase’s annual Culture Shock Festival is taking place this year on Friday, April 17th and Saturday, April 18th.

Both headliners for the ninth annual fest will be hip-hop acts. Rapper/actor Drake will end Friday night’s show, while Saturday’s top act will be the Cool Kids (who are also playing All Points West).

You may remember 2008’s Culture Shock as the festival where the mild mannered Canadians in Fucked Upalmost got arrested and their set got cut short” (as one commenter succinctly put it). Hopefully NYHC staples Murphy’s Law will help make this year just as memorable (they are playing on Friday).

Culture Shock may or may not be open to the public/non-students — a fact that sparked much debate last year.

The Tallest Man On Earth, currently on tour from Sweden (and in NYC as we speak), plays the fest on Saturday. Full 2009 line-up below

Culture Shock 2009 line-up

FRIDAY (April 17th):
10PM- Drake
9PM- Streetlight Manifesto
8PM- Murphys Law
7PM- Paper Route
6PM- The Red Chord
5PM- Project Jenny, Project Jan
4PM- Light Pollution
2PM- The Smyrk
1PM- Thy Burden

After Party:
11PM- Vinyl Life
12AM- DJ L

SATURDAY (April 18th):
10PM- The Cool Kids
9PM- Telepathe
8PM- The Dear Hunter
7PM- Margot and the nuclear so and sos
6PM- Purchase Band TBA
5PM- Bread and Puppet Theater (Circus Performance)
4PM- The Tallest Man on Earth
3PM- Kiss Kiss
1PM- The Paper Raincoat

After party:
11PM- Menya
12AM- The Hood Internet

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