The 2018 edition of OctFest wrapped up under rainy skies on Governors Island with music from The Flaming Lips, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Yo La Tengo, Hop Along, Girlpool, No Age, Kamaiyah, Shopping, Julie Byrne, and The Courtneys.
The playlist includes music by Weezer, Fugazi, The Promise Ring, Sugar, Wilco, Jawbreaker, Elliott Smith, Sebadoh, Christie Front Drive, Superchunk, Pedro The Lion, Drive Like Jehu, Archers of Loaf, and more.
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...
The Milwaukee fest also includes The Weeknd, Spoon, Grizzly Bear, Social Distortion, Pat Benatar, Meat Puppets, Ash, Sugarhill Gang, Jason Isbell, Soccer Mommy, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and much more.
Plus: Ryan Adams plays the Rolling Stones, Brian Wilson, Van Morrison/Willie Nelson, Young Galaxy, Eternal Summers, Gold Dime, Built to Spill, Mercury Rev, Combo Chimbita, and more just-announced tours.
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