The Voice‘s 4Knots Music Festival is a little more than a month away—it takes place Saturday, July 14, at the South Street Seaport’s Piers 16 and 17—and New York’s foremost purveyor of soul sides, Jonathan Toubin, will host the afterparty, scheduled to go live right after the main show ends and set to have sets by the Black Lips and Kid Congo Powers + The Pink Monkey Birds Tickets for the afterparty are $15 and available at the festival’s official site. In addition, New Jersey indie-prog outfit Delicate Steve has been added to the lineup for the free day show, which will be headlined by the mighty Archers of Loaf and which boasts a lineup that includes The Drums, Hospitality, and Crocodiles, among others. The full release after the jump.
June 12, 2012 – New York, NY – The Village Voice, the nation’s largest alternative weekly newspaper, is thrilled to announce the additions to this year’s 4Knots Music Festival events. Delicate Steve will join Archers Of Loaf, The Drums, Crocodiles, Team Spirit, Doldrums, Hospitality, Bleached, Nick Waterhouse and Devin who are all already confirmed to perform to play the free, all ages, daytime event on Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 1:00-8:00 PM at South Street Seaport, Piers 16 & 17.
The Village Voice is also thrilled to announce the addition of DJ Jonathan Toubin as the host of the Official 4Knots Music Festival After Party. The show will be held right near Pier 17 at the Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club on South Street and feature The Black Lips with Kid Congo Powers + The Pink Monkey Birds. Tickets are only $15 and are available at www.villagevoice.com/4knots. Doors are at 7pm and the show will begin right after the festival ends.
Bud Light returns to The Village Voice‘s 4Knots Music Festival as the presenting sponsor. Additional 2012 sponsors include Landshark Lager, Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum, Metro PCS, Pisco Porton, PopChips, Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club, Dr. Martens, Harley-Davidson of NYC, Lucky Strike, Laser Cosmetica, MexiBBQ, The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess, Urban Ears, Nelson Blue, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Tune Up Media, Lucky Strike, Red Bull Soundstage, Audio Exciter powered by Aphex, Zico, smartwater, Seaport Music Festival and the South Street Seaport Museum.
Running between every borough of New York City and culminating near the South Street Seaport, the East River runs at a speed of “4 knots”. The neighborhood where the 4Knots Music Festival is held offers attractions, shops and restaurants for every taste. It is easily accessible by subway, car, ferry or bus.
About The Village Voice:
Founded by Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher, and Norman Mailer in October 1955, The Village Voice introduced free-form, high-spirited and passionate journalism into the public discourse. As the nation’s first and largest alternative newsweekly, the Voice maintains the same tradition of no-holds-barred reporting and criticism it first embraced when it began publishing over fifty years ago. The recipient of three Pulitzer prizes, the National Press Foundation Award, and the George Polk Award, among others, the Voice has earned a reputation for its groundbreaking investigations of New York City politics, and as the premier expert on New York’s cultural scene. Writing and reporting on local and national politics, with opinionated arts, culture, music, dance, film and theater reviews, daily web dispatches, comprehensive entertainment listings, and unrivaled classifieds, the Voice is the authoritative source on all that is New York.
The Village Voice has also created such celebrated events as the Obies Awards, Brooklyn Pour, Choice Eats, Web Awards, Choice Streets, 4Knots Music Festival as well as the most anticipated issues and guides of the year including the annual Pazz and Jop music poll, Best of NYC, and its Spring, Summer, and Fall Preview guides, the Voice is New York’s most influential must-read alternative newspaper in print and online at www.villagevoice.com where the site averages 2 million unique users each month.