Updated: NYC: Vans House Parties Are Back This Summer
Fri, 23 May 2014 11:25:32
Free music is good. Free, good music is better. Free, live music, presented by an awesome lifestyle brand, is the VERY best.
Vans, in partnership with FYF, have confirmed the return of Brooklyn's annual free summer concert series -- The Vans House Parties.
Now in its fourth year, Vans and FYF will host two house parties per month at the House of Vans in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (25 Franklin St.)
The series will kick off on June 12 with a double bill featuring fiery soul singer Charles Bradley and goofball savant Mac DeMarco, with special guest Benjamin Booker.
For the first time ever, the opening Vans House Party will be a part of Brooklyn's Northside Festival, and open to a limited number of festival badge holders.
The second Vans House Party, set for June 19, will be a summery show featuring STRFKR, Poolside and Chrome Sparks. July and August's have now been announced and see them below..
Vans House Parties are a cornerstone of New York's summer concert landscape, with every show last year selling out within hours of their announcement. All shows are free with RSVP, open to the public of all ages and held at the House of Vans (25 Franklin St.), a 25,000 square foot renovated warehouse in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. Doors for all shows will open at 7PM. but early arrival to ensure entry is of course encouraged.
FYF Vans House Parties Schedule:
06/12: Charles Bradley, Mac Demarco and Benjamin Booker
06/19: STRFKR, Poolside and Chrome Sparks
07/03: Black Lips, Night Birds, TBA
07/10: Gorilla Biscuits, The Bouncing Souls, TBA
08/07: Future Islands, Omar Souleyman, Operators, Mas Ysa
08/14: TBA headliner, Kim Ann Foxman, Dave P
For more info, visit vans.com.
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