Northside Fest 2018 adds Lou Barlow, Ringworm, Telefon Tel Aviv, Shamir, Bush Tetras, more
After announcing its initial schedule earlier this month, many more shows have been revealed for Brooklyn's 10th annual Northside Festival. Here are some new/recent additions:
Indie vet Lou Barlow (Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh, etc), who just released a new single, plays June 7 at Knitting Factory with quality support from Shana Falana (tickets). Dinosaur Jr also announced today that they're touring with Mastodon.
Sloppy Jane, whose live show is unmissable, play the Queen of the Scene showcase at Sunnyvale on June 7 with Lou Tides, HNRY FLWR, The Coax, No Swoon, The Ferdy Mayne, Sixteen Jackies and Rubber Band Gun (tickets).
Revolver Mag is throwing an awesome metal/hardcore showcase with Skinless, Primal Rite, Ringworm, Churchburn and Outer Heaven on June 8 at Brooklyn Bazaar (tickets).
Electronic staples Telefon Tel Aviv are playing Saint Vitus on June 8 (tickets). It's a late show after the Caspian show at the same venue (tickets). That 6/8 show is one of two Northside shows for Caspian; the first is sold out.
Shamir is playing a midnight show at Baby's All Right on June 9 (Saturday night) with Orville Peck opening (tickets).
Post-punk legends Bush Tetras, who recently released their first EP in a decade and celebrated at NYC's Le Poisson Rouge earlier this month, headline the Wharf Cat showcase on June 9 at the Safari Room at El Cortez which also includes The Sediment Club, Honey, David Vassalotti and Private Practice (tickets).
UPDATE: Half Waif, who just released her great new album Lavender, was added to the Pitchfork Rising Showcase happening June 9 at Music Hall of Williamsburg with Chynna, Standing on the Corner, Madison McFerrin and Empath (tickets).
UPDATE 2: Pissed Jeans and Yvette added a Northside show for 6/7 at Rough Trade (tickets).
Previously announced Northside shows include Snail Mail/Lionlimb at MHOW on 6/7, milo/Nnamdi Ogbonnaya/Sammus at BK Bowl on 6/7, Liz Phair/Soccer Mommy at National Sawdust on 6/7, Ought/Men I Trust/Common Holly at Market Hotel on 6/7, Barrie at Trans-Pecos on 6/7, Weaves at Knitting Factory on 6/8 (early), OSHUN at Knitting Factory on 6/8 (late), Flasher at Elsewhere Zone One on 6/8, Dear Nora at Knitting Factory on 6/9, and more.
As mentioned, BrooklynVegan is throwing an official showcase at Elsewhere on June 9 with Protomartyr, Deerhoof, and more TBA (tickets). We'll be on Elsewhere's new rooftop, too.
You can buy single-show tickets for all Northside shows or get in with a badge (based on capacity).
The fest is still promising TBA shows for Sunday, June 10 (maybe including the big outdoor shows they always do?). See the updated schedule below.
THURSDAY, JUNE 7
Snail Mail, Lionlimb at Music Hall of Williamsburg
milo, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Sammus at Brooklyn Bowl
Liz Phair: Girly-Sound to Guyville, Soccer Mommy at National Sawdust • SOLD OUT (entry avail to Music + Premium badge-holders on a first-come, first-served basis)
PopGun presents: Carla dal Forno, Tess Roby, Human Host at Elsewhere: Zone One
Caspian (night 1) + more TBA at Saint Vitus • SOLD OUT (entry avail to Music + Premium badge-holders on a first-come, first-served basis)
AdHoc x ELAN present: Ought, Men I Trust, Common Holly, Elle Barbara's Black Space at Market Hotel
AdHoc presents: Barrie, Tmboy, Care at Trans-Pecos
BTRtoday presents: Lou Barlow, Shana Falana at Knitting Factory
Dull Tools presents: Future Punx, Pill, Eaters, Gift Wrap at Our Wicked Lady
Queen of the Scene presents: Sloppy Jane, Lou Tides, HNRY FLWR, The Coax, No Swoon, The Ferdy Mayne, Sixteen Jackies, Rubber Band Gun at Sunnyvale
FRIDAY, June 8
Weaves, Active Bird Community, Peaer at Knitting Factory (early show)
OSHUN, Spellling at Knitting Factory (late show)
Sam Evian, Katie Von Schleicher, Buck Meek, Potted Plant at Rough Trade
International Anthem presents: Jeff Parker & The New Breed, Irreversible Entanglements, Makaya McCraven at National Sawdust
Caspian (night 2: performing Dust and Disquiet) + more TBA at Saint Vitus
Telefon Tel Aviv at Saint Vitus (late show)
AdHoc presents: Have Mercy (performing The Earth Pushed Back), Kississippi, Gleemer, Super American at Brooklyn Bazaar (early show)
PopGun presents: Mndsgn + more TBA at Elsewhere: Main Hall (early show)
PopGun presents: Flasher, Dehd, Public Practice at Elsewhere: Zone One (early show)
Revolver presents: Skinless, Primal Rite, Ringworm, Churchburn, Outer Heaven at Brooklyn Bazaar
NNA Tapes presents (an evening where new music meets cinema): Lea Bertucci, Qasim Naqvi, Jake Meginsky, Marilu Donovan (of LEYA) at Film Noir Cinema
Sweat Equity presents: Jana Rush, BEARCAT, Mistervacation, Bell Curve, DJ Delish, Hyphorics at Secret Project Robot
SATURDAY, JUNE 9
P4K presents Pitchfork Rising: Chynna, Half Waif, Madison McFerrin, Standing on the Corner, Empath at Music Hall of Williamsburg
Too Many Zooz + more TBA at Brooklyn Bowl
Brokelyn x Supercrush Studio present: Lola Pistola, Grim Streaker, Native Sun, YAASSS at Knitting Factory (afternoon show)
Dear Nora + more TBA at Knitting Factory (early show)
AdHoc presents: La Luz, GYMSHORTS at Baby's All Right (early show)
Shamir, Orville Peck at Baby's All Right (late show)
The Creative Independent presents: Kiani del Valle (performing the world premiere of modern dance piece Catacoustic Flesh), Katie Gately at National Sawdust
AdHoc presents: Old Gray (farewell tour), I Kill Giants, Cerce at Market Hotel
Ramp Local presents: Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Buck Gooter, Eyes of Love, SIGNAL, Kolb, Lily & Horn Horse at Alphaville
BrooklynVegan presents: Protomartyr, Deerhoof + more TBA at Elsewhere
Wharf Cat Records presents: Bush Tetras, The Sediment Club, Honey, David Vassalotti, Private Practice at El Cortez