New Yorker Festival

New Yorker Fest 2023: Weird Al, Paramore (playing Webster Hall!), Japanase Breakfast (ditto), more

The 2023 New Yorker Festival happens October 6-8 at various NYC venues, with their usual mix of conversation, music, film, books, food, theater and art.

New Yorker Fest 2021 lineup: Aimee Mann, Amy Schumer, Dave Grohl, more

The 2021 edition of the New Yorker Festival happens October 4 -10 with a combination of outdoor in-person and virtual events.

Fiona Apple performed 'Fetch the Bolt Cutters' songs, talked performing & more (watch)

”I don’t feel like I need to address people in the audience and tell them how good looking they are,” Fiona Apple says.

Elizabeth Warren & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez drop off New Yorker Fest over digital picket

”We will not cross the picket line and attend the festival unless the New Yorker leadership agrees to the union’s demands,” Ocasio-Cortez and Warren write. ”They should do so immediately.”

New Yorker Fest goes virtual for 2020 w/ Fiona Apple, Steve Martin, Jerry Seinfeld & more

Plus: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & Elizabeth Warren, Chris Rock, Margaret Atwood, Natasha Lyonne & Maya Rudolph, and more.

Florence Welch talked new musical & played acoustic @ New Yorker Fest (pics, video)

The 2019 New Yorker Festival was this weekend, and among the many artists, writers, comedians, filmmakers and politicians who appeared for talks/performances was Florence Welch who talked with The New Yorker’s Jonathan Seabrook on Friday at N.Y. Society for Ethical Culture…

Rob Delaney playing The Bell House after New Yorker Fest

Comedian Rob Delaney will be in NYC soon for the New Yorker Festival and he’ll stick around to do stand-up at The Bell House…

2019 New Yorker Fest lineup: Bon Iver, Florence, David Byrne, Patti Smith, more

The 2019 edition of the New Yorker Festival happens October 11 – 13 and also includes Liz Phair, Rob Delaney, Bill Nye, Hasan Minhaj, Paul Rudd, John Cameron Mitchell, Dua Lipa, Sarah Silverman and more.

Hasan Minhaj adds NYC show to standup tour; Netflix show premieres in October

’Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ debuts October 28 on Netflix.

Steve Bannon calls 'New Yorker' editor "gutless" for dropping him from fest

”The reason for my acceptance was simple: I would be facing one of the most fearless journalists of his generation,” Mr. Bannon said in a statement to ’The New York Times.’ ”In what I would call a defining moment, David Remnick showed he was gutless when confronted by the howling online mob.”

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