4Knots Music Festival Returns to South St


Since 1955, The Village Voice has been New York City’s go-to alternative weekly newspaper, providing those in the know with refreshing takes on politics, current events, arts, culture, and events. For the past 15 years, they’ve also been holding live music festivals, most recently 4Knots Music Festival, begun in 2011.

4Knots is back this year for its sixth consecutive year. In conjunction with Goose Island Beer Co., Whole Foods, and more, The Village Voice and South Street Seaport are hosting the completely FREE festival tomorrow, July 9, at the Seaport, one of Manhattan’s most historic areas.

4Knots Music Festival 2016 Line Up

From 1 to 8 pm, 12 bands will rock two stages, plus all-day DJ sets on a third.

On the Fulton Stage, located at the corner of Fulton and Water streets, you’ll see:
Boulevards — 1:30 pm
Bayonne — 2:30 pm
Diane Coffee — 3:30 pm
Mile High Club — 4:30 pm
Girlpool — 5:30 pm

On the Pier 16 Stage, located at the end of… Pier 16 (next to the Peking, functioning as the VIP area), you’ll rock out to:
Promised Land Sound — 1:00 PM
Kirk Knight — 1:50 pm
Mothers — 2:40 pm
Car Seat Headrest — 3:40 pm
Protomartyr — 4:40 pm
The Strumbellas — 5:40 pm
Guided By Voices — 7:00 pm

And finally, between the two stages at the corner of Front and Fulton streets you’ll find the DJ Stage, featuring:
Alisa Ali of WFUV — 1:00 pm
Bill Pearis of Brooklyn Vegan & Little Water Radio — 2:00 pm
Jonathan Clarke of Q104.3 — 3:00 pm
Delphine Blue of Little Water Radio — 4:00 pm
Keenan Duffy of Little Water Radio — 5:00 pm
Prince Rama — 6:00 pm
Lemonade — 7:00 pm

And if all that wasn’t enough, the block and pier will also be hosting numerous bars, food, vendors, merch, and, for the historically inclined, the South Street Seaport Museum will be open.

The completely free, day-long 4Knots Music Festival will be held rain or shine. Music fans of all ages are invited to attend. For more information, including directions, click here.


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