The Village Voice Announces Date for
Village Voice 5th Annual
SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™
at Coney Island
Saturday, July 16, 2005
New York, NY (March 24, 2005) The Village Voice, the nation's premier alternative newsweekly, is excited to announce the Saturday, July 16th date for the 5th Annual Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ at Coney Island, 12:00 noon-9:00 p.m. This free, all-day, all-ages, music festival will feature live national and local bands performing on two outdoor stages in historic Coney Island.
Now in its fifth year, the Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ has solidified its status as a leading outdoor indie rock event, drawing over 170,000 music fans last summer. Since its inception, the Village Voice produced SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ has established itself as leader in showcasing indie rock veterans and emerging artists. Past performers include:
2004: Death Cab For Cutie, And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Blonde Redhead, Mission Of Burma, Har Mar Superstar, TV On The Radio, Electric Six, The Fiery Furnaces, The Fever, Constantines, Vue, The Thermals, The Ponys, Your Enemies Friends
2003: Modest Mouse, Idlewild, The Datsuns, Hot Hot Heat, Sahara Hotnights, Radio 4, Ted Leo/Pharmacists, !!!, The Kills, Northern State, The Dirtbombs, The Pattern, Oneida, and The Witnesses
2002: Sleater-Kinney, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Donnas, Mooney Suzuki, Liars, The Shins, shannonwright, Les Savy Fav, The Von Bondies, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Rye Coalition and Bob Log III
2001: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Guided By Voices, Superchunk, Man or Astro-Man?, Quasi, Rainer Maria, Peaches, Enon, The Black Heart Procession and The Incredible Moses Leroy.
Budweiser returns to the Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ as the exclusive beer sponsor for the fifth consecutive year. Tower Records has signed on to be the exclusive music retail sponsor.
Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.
Producer & Talent Buyer:
Diane Perini • (212) 475-3333 Ext. 14100 • firstname.lastname@example.org
General Information: email@example.com