NY EYE & EAR FEST III is coming to Brooklyn (lineup, tickets)
Blank Dogs at South Street Seaport (more by Chris LaPutt)
Pendu presents: NY EYE & EAR FEST III
...a massive Annual Music and Arts Fete showcasing some of the most exciting bands, artists, and filmmakers currently living and working here in NYC. In addition, NYE&E assembles a Record Fair featuring NYC-based Record Labels and Vendors selling LPs, CDs, 7?'s, cassettes, lathes, comics, zines, stickers, and art prints. NYE&E exists to facilitate the introduction of new artists placing them side-by-side with the more well-known like an eclectic living mixtape of sound and vision. This is a festival for discovery - discover new bands + discover new art + buy new records + meet new people...
The title of the fest is inspired from the 1964 NY Eye & Ear Control soundtrack by Albert Ayler as well as the all-too-familiar signs seen daily in the subway tunnels by riders of the L-train of the infamous NY Eye & Ear Infirmary.
2009's NY Eye & Ear Fest happened in July of last year and featured performances from Magik Markers, Liturgy, Drunkdriver, Child Abuse, and tons of others. This year, the fest will spread over two days (May 22-23) at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn and will feature appearances from Blank Dogs (one of two NYC shows in May, the second being May 12th at 131 Chrystie St.), Liturgy, Twin Stumps, Effi Briest, and others on the first day, with Xeno & Oaklander, Figure Study, Naam, Freshkills, Effing, and others rounding out day two. Full lineup by day is below. Get your tickets for day one or day two or both. Stream songs from every band on the bill at the Eye & Ear site.
Show flyer, full lineup and some vids are below.
Xeno and Oaklander - "Sentinelle"
Freshkills "I Know I Know"
Blank Dogs "Tin Birds"
Effi Briest Live @ 92Y Tribeca, NYC 2009-10-30
Effi Briest - Mirror Rim
Liturgy - "Pagan Dawn"
NY Eye & Ear Fest May 22nd, 23rd at Knitting Factory
May 22nd lineup, Doors at 2PM
Love Like Deloreans
Hex Breaker Quintet
May 23rd lineup, Doors at 2PM
Xeno & Oaklander
Led Er Est
No Fun Acid
Cult of Youth
Source of Yellow
Desert of Colors