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Brooklyn's Northside Festival Returns in 2014, Announces Initial Lineup

posted by Ilana Dadras on March 04, 2014

Photo: Northside 2013 by Laura Baker-Finch


Brooklyn, New York-- The Northside Festival is back this June 12-19, with over 400 bands, 100 speakers, and 50 films taking over venues across Williamsburg and Greenpoint.

The music segment of the event spans from June 12-15; featured artists include Sharon Van Etten, Fuck Buttons, Courtney BarnettBeach Fossils, Wild Nothing (DJ set), Big Ups, and literally hundreds more. Check below for the full lineup so far.  

The film segment will run from June 16-19, and will feature Brooklyn premieres, documentaries, and narratives in independent venues such as Nitehawk and Videology.  A Teacher (dir. Hannah Fidell), All the Light in the Sky (dir. Joe Swanberg), and Maniac (dir. Franck Khalfoun) are just some of the films announced thus far.  If you're a filmmaker, consider submitting a film to the DIY Northside Competition - the prizes are sweet.  

The innovation segment of the festival will run from June 12-13, with speeches and presentations by some of the biggest current names in technology and business. Some of the confirmed speakers are Chad Dickerson (Etsy) and Kerry Trainor (Vimeo), and over 100 more creative minds will be added to the lineup before the event.  

We can't think of a better way to explore Brooklyn and get familiar with tons of new music, films, and ideas.  

Peep some of our coverage from last year's event, and purchase your badges now - separate Music ($65), Innovation ($245), and Film ($25) badges are currently available, and grant you access to Northside events on a first-come, first-served basis.  Premium badges run for $275 and grant you access to everything.

Full Music Lineup So Far:  Axxa/Abraxas, Beach Fossils, Big Ups, Courtney Barnett, Craft Spells, Dan Croll, Donovan Blanc, Eagulls, Eastern Midwestern, Fuck Buttons, Gypsy George, J.A.C.K., JP & The Gilberts, Laura & Greg, Laurel, Low Fat Getting High, Luke Temple, Mas Ysa, Omar Souleyman, Pep, Sharon Van Etten, Titus Andronicus, Vampirates, Vulture Shit, White Mystery, Wild Nothing (DJ set)


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