Yo La Tengo, Aparna Nancherla & more part of ‘Slate Day’ podcast fest in NYC
Slate.com is hosting a festival, called Slate Day, in NYC this Saturday (June 8) on The Highline Park at 16th St and at the SVA Theater featuring “live podcasts, delightful experiences, and lots of special guests.” Events include a live taping of Studio 360 With Kurt Andersen featuring comedian Aasif Mandvi and performances by Yo La Tengo and Friends Who Folk; a live taping of Trumpcast with host Virginia Heffernan talking to Aparna Nancherla and Vicky Ward; a live taping of What Next with guests Wyatt Cenac, Mimi Rocah, and Jumaane Williams; a combined show featuring podcast The Waves and Outward with First Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray and performance by Miz Cracker; plus Culture Gabfest, Hit Parade and more.
You can buy festival passes or tickets to a specific taping. Check out the full lineup and schedule below.
Yo La Tengo are also opening for Bon Iver at Barclays Center, and tickets for that show go on BrooklynVegan presale this Thursday (6/6).
SLATE DATE 2019 LINEUP/SCHEDULE
VENUE 1: ON THE HIGH LINE AT 16TH STREET AND 10TH AVENUE
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
The Waves – Outward Picnic Brunch with First Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray and performance by Miz Cracker
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Studio 360 With Kurt Andersen Talks to Comedian Aasif Mandvi and Performances by Yo La Tengo and Friends Who Folk
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Pop Culture Trivia Challenge with Dan Kois, Nicole Cliffe, Dana Stevens, Chris Molanphy, Inkoo Kang, Jared Hohlt, Marissa Martinelli and More!
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Mom And Dad Are Fighting Playdate With Performances by members of Freestyle Love Supreme and Pinna’s hit podcast Don’t Break the Rules
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Culture Gabfest Live
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Hit Parade Dance Party!
VENUE 2: SVA THEATRE
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
What Next: Mary Talks to Wyatt Cenac, Mimi Rocah, and Jumaane Williams
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Joel Anderson and Aymann Ismail in Conversation
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Political Gabfest With Special Guest Nikole Hannah-Jones
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Mike Pesca talks about the art of podcasting with Adam Davidson, Nick Quah, and Manoush Zomorodi
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Trumpcast: Virginia Heffernan talks to Aparna Nancherla and Vicky Ward Plus Improv