WHEN: Saturday July 13th
WHERE: Randall’s Island, NYC
COST: $89.00 - $999.00
If you tell me there are over 150 craft beers and wine, I’m already there. Add in that there will be barbeque, Aerosmith, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Yeasayer and more, I will definitely be there. A perfect summer backyard barbeque with a couple hundred of your new closest friends. Tickets sold exclusively through LivingSocial.
“This is the summer backyard party to end all backyard parties,” said LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy. “When the weather gets hot, Americans have always gathered with friends in their yards to listen to great music, eat great food, share cold beers, and create lifelong memories. LivingSocial’s Backyard Festival will propel that beloved summer ritual to the next level with legendary bands, world-class cuisine, top-shelf wine and beer, and games for all ages.”
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WHERE: Brooklyn, NY
WHEN: June 13-18 2013
COST: $80 for a 4-DAY PASS
Northside Festival is NYC’s largest and most accessible discovery festival. Hundreds of bands, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, innovators, and over 80,000 fans converge on Brooklyn over eight days to witness the most incredible showcase of “what’s next” in music, film, entrepreneurship, and art.
Featured Artists: The Walkmen, ?uestlove, Solange, Black Flag
WHERE: Randall’s Island, NYC
WHEN: June 7-9 2013
COST: $95-1000 based on tickets
A three day music festival filled with some of the biggest names in music from pop to indie to rap to classic rock. Gov Ball features some of the best food stands, musical performers, arts, and people in this getaway from the hot summer city.
Featured Artists: Kanye West, The XX, The Avett Brothers, alt-J, Best Coast
WHERE: Prospect Park, Brooklyn
WHEN: May 17-19
Prospect Park will transform into a great venue for this outdoor festival featuring over 85 food makers, 75 brews, 100 wine makers, and 25 musical performances from major players. Presented by the folks who bring you Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and other major festivals—and served up with Brooklyn “indie” spirit—Great GoogaMooga is a celebration of all that’s good to eat, drink, experience and share here in America’s food capital.
Featured Artists: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Flaming Lips, The Darkness
WHERE: Randall’s Island Park, NYC
WHEN: August 30 - Sept. 1
COST: $329 for 3-DAY PASS
The Electric Zoo Festival is an annual electronic music festival held over Labor Day weekend in New York City on Randall’s Island Park. The festival represents all genres of electronic music, bringing top international DJs and live acts from multiple countries along with hometown favorites to four stages. Time Out New York cited Electric Zoo as the festival that “transforms Randall’s Island into an Ibiza on the East River every Labor Day”, and EDM Lounge called it the “can’t miss festival of 2012.”
Starting in 2009, 26,000 people passed through the festival’s gates to see artists including Armin Van Burren, DeadMau5, and David Guetta. In 2011, Electric Zoo expanded to a 3-day festival and hosted 85,000 attendees. Electric Zoo has received coveted International Dance Music Award nominations in 2010, 2011, and 2012 for “Best Music Event”.
Featured Artists: Avicii, Bassnectar, Diplo, Steve Aoki