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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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PITCHFORK: Northside Festival 2017 Lineup – Dirty Projectors, Miguel, Kamasi Washington, More

From Pitchfork.  Northside Festival returns to Brooklyn from June 7-11. Dirty Projectors, Miguel, Kamasi Washington, and Thursday will headline the music portion of the fest. Julia Holter, Girlpool, the Hotelier, Downtown Boys, Jlin, William Basinski, Lower Dens, Ricky Eat Acid, Pup, Vagabon, and Timbre Timbre will also perform. The full roster of acts on the poster below.…

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BILLBOARD: Miguel, Dirty Projectors, Jay Som, Kamasi Washington Playing 2017 Northside Festival

From Billboard.  The initial lineup for the 2017 Northside Festival will feature more than 300 artists taking the stage in the heart of North Williamsburg, Brooklyn, including Miguel, Thursday and one of only two confirmed shows so far this year for Dirty Projectors. With more headliners to be announced soon, the ninth edition of the event — taking…

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TIMEOUT NYC: Northside Festival announces its initial lineup

From TimeOut NYC.  One of the best parts of every summer is Northside Festival‘s annual offering of outdoor concerts, small-venue showcases and copious day parties. And judging by the initial lineup, the 2017 edition should be a good one. The north Brooklyn fest, which takes place June 7–11, will feature outdoor shows at McCarren Park headlined by R&B singer…

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THE FADER: Northside 2017: Miguel, Dirty Projectors, And Kamasi Washington Confirmed For New York Festival

From The Fader. The 2017 Northside Festival will happen June 7-11 at venues across Brooklyn. The initial line-up for the festival, announced today, includes Miguel, Dirty Projectors, and post-hardcore band Thursday all headlining McCarren Park benefit shows. A portion of proceeds from these will go to the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn(OSA), a nonprofit dedicated to building a…

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