THE VILLAGE VOICE
4KNOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS!
thTo Be Held Saturday July 14, 2012
At The South Street Seaport Pier 17
FULL LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT TO BE MADE IN THE COMING WEEKS
May 2, 2012 - New York, NY –The Village Voice are pleased to announce the return of ththe annual 4Knots Music Festival on Saturday July 14 at the South Street Seaport
from 1-8PM. The festival will be free, open to all ages, and held rain or shine.
“We’re thrilled about the return of the 4Knots Music Festival this summer,” commented
Village Voice publisher Josh Fromson. “Last year’s inaugural event was a massive success and we’ve got a great deal of special things in store for this summer. Make thsure to circle July 14 on your social calendar because it’s going to be a great day of music at the Seaport.”
The 4Knots Music Festival will feature renowned and emerging artists from today’s music scene performing live all day in front of what is sure to be yet again an extremely large and enthusiastic audience. A full lineup of the day’s events will be announced in coming weeks. Last year’s event featured music from: The Black Angels, Titus
Andronicus, Davila 666, Oberhofer, Eleanor Friedberger and numerous others.
Running between every borough of New York City and culminating near the South Street Seaport, the East River runs at a speed of 4 knots. The Seaport and Pier 17 have a
rich and diverse history as profound to New York City as Wall Street, Central Park or even Times Square. Historically, the lower portion of the East River has been one of the busiest and most important channels in the world.
The neighborhood where the 4Knots Music Festival is held offers attractions, shops
and restaurants for every taste. It is easily accessible by subway, car, ferry or bus.
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About The Village Voice:
Founded by Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher, and Norman Mailer in October 1955, The Village Voice introduced free-form, high-spirited and passionate journalism into the public discourse. As the nation's first and largest alternative newsweekly, the Voice maintains the same tradition of no-holds-barred reporting and criticism it first embraced when it began publishing over fifty years ago. The recipient of three Pulitzer prizes, the National Press Foundation Award, and the George Polk Award, among others, the Voice has earned a reputation for its groundbreaking investigations of New York City politics, and as the premier expert on New York's cultural scene. Writing and reporting on local and national politics, with opinionated arts, culture, music, dance, film and theater reviews, daily web dispatches, comprehensive entertainment listings, and unrivaled classifieds, the Voice is the authoritative source on all that is New York.
The Village Voice has also created such celebrated events as the Obies Awards, Brooklyn Pour, Choice Eats, Web Awards, Choice Streets, 4Knots Music Festival as well as the most anticipated issues and guides of the year including the annual Pazz and Jop music poll, Best of NYC, and its Spring, Summer, and Fall Preview guides, the Voice is New York's most influential must-read alternative newspaper in print and online at www.villagevoice.com where the site averages 2 million unique users each month.