Release Date: 3/25/03
The Village Voice Announces Date for
SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL
at Coney Island
Saturday, July 19th, 2003
from 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m
New York, NY (March 25, 2003) The Village Voice, the nation's largest alternative weekly newspaper, is excited to announce the 3rd Annual SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL at Coney Island, returning on Saturday, July 19th, 2003 from 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m.
The Village Voice, celebrated for its writing and reporting on the vanguard of music and the arts, was extremely pleased by the huge success of the last two Village Voice SIREN Music Festivals. Past SIREN 2001 and 2002 performers include Sleater-Kinney, The Donnas, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Guided By Voices, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Shins, Mooney Suzuki, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Superchunk, Quasi, Liars, Les Savy Fav, Man or Astro-Man, Peaches, The Von Bondies, Shannon Wright, Rainer Maria, Bob Log III, Rye Coalition and Enon. Each year, SIREN has drawn capacity crowds of more than 50,000 throughout the day, and established itself as a leader in showcasing indie rock veterans and emerging artists.
Past SIREN press coverage has included features and articles by Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, Newsday, Time Out New York, New York Magazine, New Yorker, YM, High Times, NME.com, Spin.com, Billboard, Magnet, Pollstar, CMJ New Music Monthly, Pitchfork and Flyer, amongst others. SIREN was voted one of New York City's Best Big Events in Citysearch's 2002 online annual poll.
Once again, this free, all-day, all-ages, multi-stage music festival will feature live national and local bands, DJs, carnival gaming, and much more performing throughout the Coney Island amusement park on two outdoor Main Stages and several indoor and outdoor venues.
Sponsorship packages and vendor booths are available for interested individuals or groups.
For more information please call: 212-475-3333
Producer & Talent Buyer:
Diane Perini • (212) 475-3333 Ext. 14100 • firstname.lastname@example.org
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