The Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Festival, Starring The Walkmen, St. Vincent, Beirut, And A Bunch Of Other Bands, Is Happening In May
St. Vincent headlines BAM on May 4.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced the inaugural running of Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, a three-day music, film, and art extravaganza put together by the National's Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and set to take over BAM from May 3 to 5. Named after a poem by Walt Whitman, the festival has a lineup stacked with the borough's biggest musical names on the rock side of thingsThe Walkmen, St. Vincent, and Beirut will headline, while the lineups are rounded out by quite a few YIMBY alums, including Zs, Oneohtrix Point Never, and Skeletons. Full lineup and ticketing info below.
May 3 The Walkmen Sharon Van Etten Twin Shadow Jherek Bischoff Zs Callers People Get Ready yMusic JACK Quartet
May 4 St. Vincent The Antlers Tyondai Braxton Buke and Gase Sinkane Ava Luna Missy Mazzoli and Victoire NOW Ensemble Hubble Joakim
May 5 Beirut Atlas Sound My Brightest Diamond + yMusic Caveman Oneohtrix Point Never Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang Skeletons Brooklyn Youth Chorus The Yehudim Benjamin Lanz DJ Set by Pat Mahoney and Nancy Whang (DFA)
Film programs, with selections handpicked by a slew of local artists, will take place at BAM Rose Cinemas each night as well.
Three-day passes go on sale to friends of BAM on March 5, and the general public on March 6; those cost $110. Individual nights go on sale to friends of BAM March 8, and to the public March 12; tickets cost $45.
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