Following seven years of explosive growth across China, becoming that country’s largest music festival ever, The Modern Sky Festival is now set to come to the United States for the first time, bringing a wide-ranging, two-day musical gathering to Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield, October 4th and 5th 2014. Tickets go on sale today. And the lineup? Well, let’s take a look.
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Confirmed artists include Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor (featuring an all-star lineup of musicians), Cat Power, The Blood Brothers (original lineup, reuniting for the first time in eight years), Stars, Liars, The Both (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo), Lenka + Chinese artists Zhang Xuan, Re-TROS (Rebuilding The Rights of Statues), Queen Sea Big Shark, Tongue, Second Hand Rose, Omnipotent Youth Society and more.
Tickets For Modern Sky Festival NYC are on sale starting at noon. They’re $48 for a single day ticket and $85 for both days. You can get more info and buy the tickets on Modern Sky Festival’s NYC site. Here’s the lineup broken into days to help guide you in your ticket purchase.
Saturday October 4
5pm doors – 10pm
Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor
(featuring an all-star lineup of musicians to be announced soon)
Re-TROS (Rebuilding The Rights of Statues)
The Blood Brothers
Sunday October 5
2pm doors – 8:30pm
The Both (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo)
Second Hand Rose
Queen Sea Big Shark
Omnipotent Youth Society