From last year’s Siren Fest
Hey! Siren Festival! Coney Island! Free concert! Thrown by this paper! All-ages! Nine hours long! Hot dogs! (Not free!) Bands! (Which are!) Beach! Sand! Skeeball! (Rain or) Shine! Naked people! Oysters! Rollercoaster! Motion sickness! Enthusiasm! Exclamation points! New additions: A Place to Bury Strangers, Thee Oh Sees, Tiny Masters of Today, Justine D. and and DeadHeat DJs! Also an after-party! With Francis and the Lights and Gordon Voidwell!
Yeah, that made us tired too. Peruse the official press release below, which uses all-caps instead of exclamatory statements and reminds you of all the previously announced performers like Built To Spill, Spank Rock, Grand Duchy (i.e. Frank Black), Micachu & the Shapes, Japandroids, Monotonix, Frightened Rabbit who will be serenading you that day. Go or be lame.
The Village Voice Announces Additional Artists for the
9th Annual SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL
And SIREN AFTER PARTY
Saturday, July 18, 2009A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS, THEE OH SEES, TINY MASTERS OF TODAY, JUSTINE D. and DeadHeat DJs
join the Siren Festival LineupFRANCIS AND THE LIGHTS, GORDON VOIDWELL
to perform at Siren After Party
New York, NY (June 17, 2009) The Village Voice, the nation’s largest alternative weekly newspaper, is excited to announce the addition of A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS, THEE OH SEES, TINY MASTERS OF TODAY, JUSTINE D. and DeadHeat DJs to the line-up for the 9th Annual Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL at Coney Island on Saturday, July 18, 2009 from 12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m. These artists join scheduled performers BUILT TO SPILL, SPANK ROCK, THE RAVEONETTES, FRIGHTENED RABBIT, GRAND DUCHY, MONOTONIX, FUTURE OF THE LEFT, JAPANDROIDS, MICACHU & THE SHAPES and BEAR HANDS at the free, all day, all ages music festival on two outdoor stages in historic Coney Island.
The 2nd Annual Official SIREN AFTER PARTY returns to Music Hall of Williamsburg on Saturday, July 18 at 9:00pm. FRANCIS AND THE LIGHTS and GORDON VOIDWELL are scheduled to perform with more to be announced. For ticket information go to BoweryPresents.com or call # (212) 260-4700. Tickets on sale Friday, June 19 at noon.