The Northside Festival concluded with a headline set by Thursday at McCarren Park on Sunday the 11th of June. A week on, we’ve had some time to collect our thoughts on what is always a whirlwind and enjoyable weekend.
While Memorial Day is supposed to officially signal the start of summer, there’s nothing like the Northside Festival that really makes it feel like the season is here; it may just be our favourite part of the year. With over 300 bands playing this time around it’s impossible to see everything, so we’re here to […]
This year’s Northside Festival is bigger and better than ever. Kicking off with Northside Innovation, three days of panels and discussions covering technology and entrepreneurship, the festival has integrated the new luxury hotels The William Vale and The Williamsburg Hotel to host events alongside The Wythe. Furthermore, Northside Innovation has expanded its curatorial roster, including […]
For the first time in a month, I actually get to spend a weekend at home, and oh what a wonderful weekend it is to be here in NYC! No doubt all you rock lovers will be spending the next four days in McCarren Park soaking up the sweet sights and sounds of Northside Festival. […]
April showers bring May flower crowns, and other stylish, summer-centric looks as festival season kicks off in New York City, and beyond. About a decade ago, you needed to pack a tent, rent a car and drive hundreds of miles to get that “mega-festival” experience offered by multi-day events like Bonnaroo and Coachella, but today […]
SPONSORED POST It’s our favorite time of the year! Northside Festival has just announced its first wave of 2017 artists and speakers— it’s safe to say they have outdone themselves yet again. Northside Music, which runs from June 8-11, will feature headlining shows from Dirty Projectors, Miguel, Thursday, and Kamasi Washington.
Badges are now on sale, though none of the music acts have been announced. Last year’s festival highlights included Brian Wilson, Wolf Parade, Diarrhea Planet, King Khan, Psychic Ills, Priests and more. Dubbed “a compact and intensely Brooklyn counterpoint to South by Southwest” by The New York Times, Northside Festival returns for its ninth year […]
Summer was well and truly ushered in this last weekend as the Northside Festival concluded its 8th year. With a 400+ roster of bands among dozens of venues, there was no shortage of entertainment; Free Williamsburg staff made a credible stab at doing as much as possible, and our thoughts are below – the best […]
Leslie Rasmussen, who is a childhood friend of Brock Turner and the drummer for the band The Good English, wrote a letter to Judge Persky defending his “20 minutes of action.” It was posted on Twitter and has since gone viral: I don’t think it’s fair to base the fate of the next ten + […]
We’ve had several failed attempts at summer kicking off this year, but the Northside festival always seems to usher in the season semi-officially for us here at Free Williamsburg. With a music lineup that breaks a whopping 400 in number, there is plenty to cram in over the course of 4 days, it’s not too […]