Hudson RiverRocks’ 2009 lineup – Yeasayer, Ted Leo, Matt & Kim, Radio 4, Extra Golden (3 free NYC shows!)
Yeasayer in the woods (via their recording blog)
"Three of the best established indie bands in the New York City music scene - two relatively newcomers, Matt & Kim and Yeasayer, and one perennial favorite Ted Leo & The Pharmacists -- are scheduled to headline the 11th annual RiverRocks music series of free outdoor concerts at Hudson River Park's Pier 54 this summer.
With the Hudson River and the setting sun as the backdrop of its Pier 54 stage (at 14th Street), RiverRocks kicks off its three-date series Thursday, July 9 featuring Brooklyn's Matt & Kim with the Chicago-based electronic team Flosstradamus opening the evening....
RiverRocks is Hudson River Park's signature concert series staged on the Pier 54 waterfront adjacent to New York City's Meatpacking District (at 14th Street). Gates open at 6 p.m. for all RiverRocks shows, which are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
I've been waiting for Ted Leo to announce a summer show. The dates of the three free, outdoor concerts is below...
Thursday, July 9 - Matt & Kim, with Flosstradamus
Thursday, July 23 - Ted Leo and The Pharmacists, with Radio 4, and Extra Golden
Thursday August 13 - Yeasayer, with Amazing Baby
Flosstradamus are also playing Studio B in Brooklyn on July 10th.
Ted also has dates in NJ and other places.