(photo: RTJ at Lollapalooza 2014 more by James Richards IV)
Run the Jewels

As mentioned before, the music portion of the 2015 Northside Festival happens June 11 - 14 at venues all over north Brooklyn. We already knew Viet Cong, Lower Dens and Ex Hex were playing and the fest has now official announced them in their initial lineup. Also in that list: Run the Jewels, Best Coast, Vince Staples, Rhye, Built to Spill, Neko Case, ALVVAYS, Against Me!, Jacco Gardner, Majical Cloudz, The Business and more. Badges are on sale now (and currently 20% off) and you can check out all announced 2015 artists, below.

Built to Spill have a new album and many other dates on the way too.

Best Coast also have a new album.

Both Vince Staples and Alvvays will be in NYC even sooner.

The wild Oi! punks The Business' Northside show was announced for June 11 at Saint Vitus with more TBA (tickets).

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2015 NORTHSIDE FESTVIAL - INITIAL LINEUP
Against Me!
ALVVAYS
Alyson Greenfield
Batala NYC
Best Coast
Built to Spill
Bulletproof Stockings
Bully
Cameron Orr
Ex Hex
Fiona Silver
Flying Pace
Gypsy George
Jacco Gardner
Lower Dens
Majical Cloudz
Neko Case
Nevada Nevada
PC Worship
Rhye
Run The Jewels
The Business
Viet Cong
Vince Staples