The Village Voice will kick off their annual free 4Knots Music Festival this Saturday, June 29 from 1-8pm at South Street Seaport, rain or shine. The festival welcomes Steve Gunn to their previously announced festival lineup of Kurt Vile & The Violators, The Men, Parquet Courts, White Lung, Marnie Stern, Hunters, Reigning Sound, The Babies, Fat Tony, and Heliotropes. The sold-out After Party featuring LIL B and special guests Clams Casino and Keyboard Kid will be held at The Music Hall of Williamsburg immediately following the daytime 4Knots Music Festival. Set times for the festival will be announced on the morning of the festival on VillageVoice.com.
The official 4Knots Music Festival store is now open at www.villagevoice.com/4knots featuring limited edition official festival shirts for $15 and tote bags for $10. Official festival merchandise will also be available for purchase onsite at Pier 17 during the festival.
In addition to the 11 bands slated for the festival, 4Knots 2013 will also feature Free Wi-Fi all day sponsored by GroupMe, Free Bike Valet by Transportation Alternatives sponsored by New York Health & Racquet Club, a Free Phone Charging Station sponsored by City University of New York School of Professional Studies, a Free Photo Booth sponsored by Bettie Page Clothing and more!
This year’s 4Knots Music Festival will feature two outdoor stages on Pier 17 & Pier 16. The Village Voice‘s 4Knots Music Festival continues the Voice’s 13-year history of curating free, live music showcases featuring the most renowned and emerging artists breaking through today’s music scene. 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.”
Bud Light returns to the 4Knots Music Festival as the presenting sponsor. Additional 2013 sponsors include GroupMe, Zuus Media, Metro PCS, Getty Images Music, The City University of New York School of Professional Studies, Red Bull, Alibi, FIN, Marshall Headphones, Qdoba, Panda Diplomacy, Bettie Page, TD Bank, New York Health & Racquet Club, Seamless.com, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, A List Event Company, zico, Los Perros Locos, Runa, Fox Searchlight, UV Vodka, Los Perros Locos, Liberated China, Flip Flop Shops, Apothic Wines, Snapple, Mrs. Dorsey’s Kitchen, Green Mountain Energy, Seaport Music Festival, Filter Magazine, Hot 97 and Volvic.
For more information on The 4 Knots Music Festival, please visit: www.villagevoice.com/4Knots
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The Village Voice has independently produced and created such celebrated events as the Choice Eats, Obies Awards, 4Knots Music Festival, Choice Streets, Web Awards, Brooklyn Pour, 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. For more information on the Voice or its events, please visit us online at www.villagevoice.com.