photo: Modern Sky 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Modern Sky

Last year, China's Modern Sky Festival held its first-ever US edition in NYC's Central Park. This year, they're returning to Central Park on October 4, and also doing one in Seattle on October 11 at Mural Ampitheatre.

The initial lineups for both NYC and Seattle include Gang of Four. NYC also features Mark Sultan, Lower and more; and Seattle also features Black Lips, Ariel Pink, Mirel Wager and more.

NYC tickets and Seattle tickets are on sale now.

Speaking of festivals in Central Park, Pearl Jam, Beyonce and Coldplay were just announced for Global Citizen Festival.

Initial lineups for the NYC & Seattle Modern Sky fests, below...

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Modern Sky Festival -- 2015 Initial New York Lineup
Gang Of Four
Mark Sultan
Lower
New Pants
Song Dongye
Hedgehog
Miserable Faith
+ more

Modern Sky Festival -- 2015 Initial Seattle Lineup
Gang Of Four
Black Lips
Ariel Pink
Mirel Wagner
New Pants
Song Dongye
Hedgehog
Miserable Faith
+ more