Let’s get some more festival madness out of the way, shall we? Starting with Southampton’s Escape 2 New York coming up this weekend. Another brain-child from the creator of The Secret Garden Party UK, Freddy Fellowes, Escape touts itself as being not your average music festival. It seems up to the boast with a pretty solid line-up of musical acts as well as some out of the ordinary tricks hidden up it’s fancy sleeve: everything from massive brunches to cool art installations. Read on for more info …
The festival is being held at Shinnecock Indian Nation Reservation in Southampton, NY. The dates are Aug 5, 6 and 7. It’s also boasting some pretty sweet deals with ticket packages. Take a gander at Escape’s Manifesto to learn just how classy this thing is going to be, and then check out what really matters below:
Patti Smith, Best Coast, Chairlift, Lissy Trulie, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Vaccines, White Rabbits, The Psychedelic Furs, Au Revoir Simone, Of Montreal, The Jolly Boys, Mates of State, Reptar Eliot Lipp, Xaphoon Jones (Chiddy Bang), VHS or Beta Live, Sub Swara, DJ Rekha, Futurecop!, Brenton Duvall, Them Jeans, Andy Rourke (of The Smiths) DJ Set, Mindelexir, Rich Medina (Turntables On The Hudson), Mister Saturday Night, Pocketknife, Alex English, DJ Pierre, RLDJ, Small Change
That’s just to name an awesome few. The rest of what you need to know is on the flyer and can also be found at the links below.