Overheard at 4Knots Music Festival
Photos Nate "Igor" Smith
If you were at 4Knots, you already know first hand that the festival brings out the hippest, chillest, most attractive New Yorkers to South Street Seaport -- but did you know that it also attracts some of the funniest folks around? Here are the best things we were lucky enough to overhear at 4Knots this year. Keep talking!
See also: The 2014 4Knots Music Festival in Photos
"I used to understand most tee shirt symbols but now I'm old."
"He doesn't drink or get high anymore. He's straight edge like it's 2005 or something."
Indo Out Part III
TicketsFri., Mar. 31, 7:00pm
TicketsSat., Apr. 1, 7:00pm
16th Annual Eric Clapton Birthday Show: Godfrey Townsend & Friends
TicketsSat., Apr. 1, 7:30pm
Dorthaan's Place Jazz Brunch: Bucky Pizzarelli, Ed Laub Duo
TicketsSun., Apr. 2, 11:00am
"I was mad wondering why people were walking around fucking eating so many of these [free KIND Bars, being passed out to festival goers] but now I'm so happy." *bite*
"I guess blonde girls in harem pants really is a problem."
"THE problem. It is THE problem."
"I wonder if normal dogs judge dogs who wear ascots."
"Her pockets are much longer than her shorts."
"Is this a Yes-Smoking Zone?"
"We aren't eating until after the show."
"I wish I was more comfortable in my sunglasses"
"SURFBOARD-TEE. SURFBOARD-TEE. SURFBOARD-TEE."
"Coconut Water makes people better people."
"Dude was wearing a TWERK TEAM CAPTAIN shirt but absentee booty pants."
"I didn't know make-up could melt off someone's face like that."
"I enjoy that long skirts are finally in fashion, they make me feel like a human mermaid"
"Radkey is the first opening act I've ever been upset about the sound system breaking during."
"I haven't contemplated robbing a candy store since I was 14, but now..."
"I knew I was going to bump into you here!"
(pause, "you" leaves)
"Ugh. I knew I was going to bump into him here."
"I'm glad the guys walking around with the 4KNOTS signs are here to remind me where I actually am"
"How long have jumpers been acceptable for girls over 12?"
"What does natural hair mean?"
"I'm glad lip colors that have been previously under-represented are being represented."
"Being here is making me want more tattoo. MORE TATTOO!"
"He is really short. Things fit him weird."
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.