The Village Voice
SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™
at Coney Island
SPOON, MATES OF STATE,
BRENDAN BENSON, DUNGEN,
VHS OR BETA, Q AND NOT U,
THE DEARS, SAUL WILLIAMS,
AMBULANCE LTD, DIAMOND NIGHTS,
MORNINGWOOD, BE YOUR OWN PET,
DETACHMENT KIT AND NINE BLACK ALPS
performed at festival
New York, NY (July 19, 2005) On Saturday, July 16, 2005 the 5th Annual Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL at Coney Island secured its status as the premier outdoor indie rock festival by again drawing over 100,000 music fans throughout the day to the annual free event with its stellar lineup.
Spoon, Mates Of State, Brendan Benson, Dungen, VHS Or Beta, Q And Not U, The Dears, Saul Williams, Ambulance LTD, Diamond Nights, Morningwood, Be Your Own Pet, Detachment Kit, Nine Black Alps, Tommie Sunshine, and The Notorious SHOUT! DJs drew fans from all over the country to the two outdoor stages located on West 10th Street and Stillwell Avenue in historic Coney Island.
The 5th Annual Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL was sponsored by Budweiser, LGE MobileComm USA Inc., Tower Records, Xbox, Clear Channel Communications, Inc., Music Player Live, Garnier Fructis, Converse, Astroland and TriBeCa Grand Hotel. Promotional partners included: Gibson Guitars, Jana Water and Filter Magazine.
In addition, MTV2 sponsored this year's event and will feature the festival, including artist interviews and music videos, with a special episode of MTV2's 'Subterranean" airing Sunday, July 24th at 12am ET/9pm PT.
This successful event was covered to date by NBC, News 12, The New York Times, The New York Post, The Daily News, Newsday, New York Magazine, Time Out New York, Spin, Billboard, Filter, CMJ New Music Monthly, Pollstar, Pitchfork, Flavorpill, Tripwire, The Onion, Long Island Press, AM New York, gawker.com, and gothamist.com.
Producer & Talent Buyer:
Diane Perini • (212) 475-3333 Ext. 14100 • firstname.lastname@example.org
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