"Like last year, everything will be taking place in Williamsburg and Greenpoint because walking long distances is a drag when there are bands to see and beer to drink, we mean seriously. Us here at The L Magazine will be booking a share of shows on our own, but, for a large chunk of the festival, we've once again handed over curatorial control to some of the most tasteful, talented and dedicated folks in New York's independent music scene -- record labels, bloggers, promoters and more -- allowing them to showcase the bands they think you need to hear. The Williamsburg Gallery Association is again on board to highlight special exhibitions and other events at over 25 art galleries in the neighborhood. And to celebrate Northside's second year, we've invited a few of the city's biggest aficionados of independent film to curate four nights of New York-made movies at Brooklyn's new, as-yet-unopened film house-music club-restaurant-bar, indieScreen."

That message from L Magazine refers to the second annual Northside Festival, taking place in Brooklyn from June 24th through the 27th.

Music, art and movies will be happening at "30+ venues" and "dozens of galleries" over the course of four days in Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Like SXSW & CMJ, you can buy tickets to individual events, or you can get a badge which gets you in to everything that isn't already at badge-capacity. $50 badges are now on sale to those 21 and over. If you buy a badge, "Arrive to venues early - badgeholders are admitted on a first-come, first-served, one-out, one-in basis."

If you buy a badge you can take your chances at getting into one of the four Northside shows happening at Music Hall of Williamsburg (BrooklynVegan showcase included), Fiery Furnaces at Brooklyn Bowl, and WAVVES & Cloud Nothings at Knitting Factory. TONS more shows TBA, but the initial list of bands that will be playing has been announced (I'm especially excited to see The Wave Pictures, Fucked Up, Liars, Parenthetical Girls and Les Savy Fav on there in addition to what we've previously talked about) (and yes Titus Andronicus is on there). Check it out below...

Confirmed bands (more tba):
The Albertans
Au Revoir Simone
Chica Vas
Cloud Nothings
Dinosaur Bones
The Doctors Fox
Eternal Summers
The Fiery Furnaces
The Fresh & Onlys
Fucked Up
Golden Girls
The Grates
Gray Young
The Great Unwashed
The Gypsy West
High Places
The Hundred in the Hands
Les Savy Fav
Les Vinyl
Marie Stella
Memory Tapes
Milagres (ex-The Secret Life of Sofia)
Mon Khmer
Moon Duo
Parenthetical Girls
The Rabbits
Real Estate
Red Rooster
The Senors of Marseille
Shoney Lamar
Sic Alps
The Smoking Popes
The Sundelles
Thao and Mirah with the Most of All (Thao Nguyen with Mirah)
That Fleeting World
Titus Andronicus
True Womanhood
Twin Sister
The Wave Pictures
We Are Country Mice
WOOM (ex-Flying)

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