The Village Voice‘s 4Knots Music Festival takes place this Saturday at Piers 16 and 17 of the South Street Seaport, and if you want to plan your day out we have the set times for the day, which will include performances by Archers Of Loaf, The Drums, Crocodiles, Hospitality, Bleached, Nick Waterhouse, Delicate Steve, Team Spirit, Devin and Doldrums. The weather’s supposed to be pleasant—unlike this past weekend’s scorching temperatures—and the breeze coming in off the water should be just pleasant enough to make the day a really fun one. Details on who’s playing when, as well as info on the Jonathan Toubin-hosted afterparty, below.
July 10, 2012— New York, NY—The Village Voice, the nation’s largest alternative weekly newspaper, will kick off this year’s 4Knots Music Festival this Saturday. Archers Of Loaf, The Drums, Crocodiles, Hospitality, Bleached, Nick Waterhouse, Delicate Steve, Team Spirit, Devin and Doldrums are all confirmed to play the free, all ages, daytime event on Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 1:00-8:00 p.m. The Main Stage and Second Skippers Stage are located at South Street Seaport, Piers 16 & 17.
The official 4Knots set times are:
1:30 p.m.: Nick Waterhouse
2:30 p.m.: Bleached
3:30 p.m.: Hospitality
4:30 p.m.: Crocodiles
5:30 p.m.: The Drums
6:30 p.m.: Archers of Loaf
1:00 p.m.: Doldrums
2:00 p.m.: Devin
3:00 p.m.: Team Spirit
4:00 p.m.: Delicate Steve
Opening sets on the main stage will begin at 12:15 with The Smiling Lies and at 12:30 with the Fast Years. For more information on the event, including a festival map & full band information, the official 4Knots Guide will be available in all copies of the Village Voice hitting newsstands’ tomorrow.
Also announced today are details of The Official 4Knots Music Festival After Party featuring the Black Lips with Kid Congo Powers + The Pink Monkey Birds. The show will be hosted by DJ Jonathan Toubin, America’s most popular rock and soul DJ / conductor of the NY Night Train parties. Toubin will spin his Soul Clap classics, wild early rock and roll shakers and rare 1960s French fuzz during this special Bastille Day inspired multi-media dance party, featuring special performances from guest DJ April March, go go dancer Anna Copa Cabanna, 4Knots Seaport limbo contest and more surprises!
The show will be held right near Pier 17 at the Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club on South Street. Tickets are only $15 and are available at: www.villagevoice.com/4knots and will be available at the door. Doors are at 7 p.m. 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, Samsung, 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, Open Road Films’ “Hit and Run”, Tune Up Media, Lucky Strike, Red Bull Soundstage, Mexicue, Juice Press, Teany, Reach Media Inc., Audio Exciter powered by Aphex, Zico, Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 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.
Don’t feel like taking the train? A complimentary Bike Valet will be available on site, presented by Crunch and in partnership with Transportation Alternatives. First come first serve, located on Pier 16 under the FDR at South Street.
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.