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NYTIMES: Northside Festival Adds Activism and Politics to the Music

Appearing in this Sunday’s New York Times: The Northside Festival has grown from a sprawling, centerless but small affair into a sprawling, slightly more centered and improbably huge event — Brooklyn’s version of SXSW. From Wednesday, June 7, to Sunday, there will be an innovation series, with speakers from the worlds of new media, entertainment,…

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Bands, Talks and More at the TNT Backstory Studio during Northside

During Northside Festival from June 8-11, TNT will open the doors of the Backstory Studio at Kinfolk 90, bringing engaging and unexpected drama to the center of all the festival action. The TNT Backstory Studio will open to the public during the day, providing a place for visitors to hang out and grab a coffee and bite…

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PITCHFORK: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, More to Speak at Northside Festival

From Pitchfork. Northside Festival is set to take place this year from June 7 to 11 in Brooklyn, New York. They previously revealed their musical lineup, which featured Dirty Projectors, Miguel, Kamasi Washington, and more. The festival has now announced their first Northside Report, a two-day event in collaboration with First Look Media and BuzzFeed News as part of…

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BuzzFeed News & The Intercept Join Forces to Create Northside Report, a New Programming Track at Northside Festival

“YOU ARE FAKE NEWS”: TRUTH, LIES, AND POLITICS IN THE AGE OF TRUMP TO TAKE PLACE JUNE 8-9 IN BROOKLYN SPEAKERS INCLUDES  JEREMY SCAHILL, BEN SMITH, HEEMS, CHRIS HAYES, AND NEW YORK CITY MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO NEW YORK, NY — MAY 1, 2017 — Northside Festival is pleased to announce a new track within…

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BUSHWICK DAILY: Your Ultimate Guide to Northside Festival in Bushwick

From Bushwick Daily. Summer is upon us! In North Brooklyn, that means Northside Festival is as well. Northside Festival is the annual week-long arts, music, and innovation festival all throughout Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and Bushwick. The music portion of the festival takes place from June 9 to 11. Below we’ve rounded up a list of all the shows you can…

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WNYC: The Problem With ‘Access Journalism’

From WNYC. Shani Hilton, head of U.S. news for Buzzfeed, and Roger Hodge, deputy editor of The Intercept, talk about the news climate and the role of journalism in the age of President Trump. Plus — Buzzfeed and The Intercept are teaming up with the Northside Festival for the Northside Report: “You Are Fake News”: Truth, Lies, and Politics in the Age…

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