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    Tue, 26 May 2015 14:40:43

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    3 reasons you should attend the festival in NYC's most populous borough in late July.

    Brooklyn's annual Gigawatts Festival has announced its 2015 lineup, which features Black Lips, Anamanaguchi and Braid headlining its three nights, July 24 through 26. Awesome, right?

    Other acts include Liturgy, Cerebral Ballzy, Swearin', Miniature Tigers, Laura Stevenson, White Mystery, Ava Luna and Quarterbacks.

    Taking over Brooklyn's The Wick, The Well, and Our Wicked Lady, this year's festival will host more than 80 local and national acts.

    Here are the three reasons we encourage East Coasters or those residing in any of the boroughs to go.

    Brooklyn is cool. Yes it's the hipster mecca, but it's also a cool place to get some culture and to enjoy some nightlife. So if you don't do that often, why not make a weekend of it by hitting up Gigawatts?

    The lineup is rad. From black metal band Liturgy to those indie rockers in Black Lips, there is something for everyone, plus the eclectic roster allows you to get a taste of things you may not have gotten previously. Okay?

    Forget all those big, mainstream festivals. Support the local and indie arts scene. Indie festivals are always more fun and intimate anyway

    The lineups are below.

    FRIDAY, 7/24:

    Black Lips, Cerebral Ballzy, Amanda X, Liturgy, Celestial Shore, Rivergazer, Heaven's Gate, Surfbort, Palehound, Paperhaus, Anomie, Journalism, Vulture Shit, Bambara, O-Face, Parlor Walls, Huffers, Secret Crush

    SATURDAY, 7/25:

    Anamanaguchi, Miniature Tigers, Ava Luna, Pile, Sunflower Bean, Potty Mouth, Quarterbacks, Jack + Eliza, Fort Lean, The Mystery Lights, The Bottom Dollars, Maxo, Motion Studies, Forever Lesbians, EULA, Future Punx, Shark?, Slonk Donkerson, Mannequin Pussy, Shapes, Sofa Club, Larry + The Babes, Jangula, Piers, Warn the Duke, Retail, Bugs in the Dark, Hounds Basket, Whiskey Bitches

    SUNDAY, 7/26:

    Braid, Swearin', Laura Stevenson, DOM, White Mystery, Cheap Girls, Beach Slang, Dirty Fences, Chumped, LODRO, Dances, Honduras, By Surprise!, Boytoy, Adult Dude, Matty Rico, The Yin Yangs, Giant Claw, Guardian Alien, Horse Lords, Guerilla Toss, Show Me The Body, Zula, Dan Friel, Banned Books, Palm, Gold Dime, Big Neck Police

    It's summer. Get your Gigawatts on!

    Gigawatts Brooklyn 2015 Festival Lineup

    —Amy Sciarretto

    For tickets and more info, visit GigawattsFestival.com.

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    Tags: Black Lips, Anamanaguchi, Braid, Liturgy, Cerebral Ballzy, Swearin', Miniature Tigers, Laura Stevenson, Ava Luna, Quarterbacks, Amanda X, Celestial Shore, Rivergazer, Paperhaus, Anomie, Bambara, O-Face, Pile, Potty Mouth, Jack + Eliza, Honduras, Fort Lean, The Mystery Lights, Maxo, Mannequin Pussy, Shapes, Eula, Shark?, Jangula, Piers, Retail, Bugs in the Dark, Dom, Cheap Girls, White Mystery, Beach Slang, Dirty Fences, Chumped, Guerilla Toss, Guardian Alien, Dances, By Surprise!, Giant Claw, Zula, Boytoy, Dan Friel, Banned Books, Palm

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