The 4Knots Music Festival & 4Knots After Party Kicks Off On July 14, 2012

4Knots Modern Drummer

Final Line Up & Set 

Times Announced

Details on After Party Released

The Village Voice will kick off this year’s 4Knots Music Festival this Saturday. Archers Of Loaf, The Drums, Crocodiles, Hospitality, Bleached, Nick Waterhouse, Delicate Steve, Team Spirit, Devin and Doldrums are all confirmed to play the free, all ages, daytime event on Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 1:00 – 8:00 PM. The Main Stage and Second Skippers Stage are located at South Street Seaport, Piers 16 & 17.

The official 4Knots set times are:

 Main Stage                                                      Skippers Stage

1:30PM: Nick Waterhouse                           1:00PM: Doldrums

2:30PM: Bleached                                           2:00PM: Devin

3:30PM: Hospitality                                        3:00PM: Team Spirit

4:30PM: Crocodiles                                         4:00PM: Delicate Steve

5:30PM: The Drums

6:30PM: Archers of Loaf

Opening sets on the main stage will begin at 12:15 with The Smiling Lies and at 12:30 with the Fast Years. For more information on the event, including a festival map & full band information, the official 4Knots Guide will be available in all copies of the Village Voice on newsstands’ now.
Also announced today are details of The Official 4Knots Music Festival After Party featuring the Black Lips with Kid Congo Powers + The Pink Monkey Birds. The show will be hosted by DJ Jonathan Toubin, America’s most popular rock and soul DJ / conductor of the NY Night Train parties. Toubin will spin his Soul Clap classics, wild early rock and roll shakers and rare 1960s French fuzz during this special Bastille Day inspired multi-media dance party, featuring special performances from guest DJ April March, go go dancer Anna Copa Cabanna, 4Knots Seaport limbo contest and more surprises!

The show will be held right near Pier 17 at the Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club on South Street.  Tickets are only $15 and are available at: and will be available at the door. Doors are at 7pm and the show will begin right after the festival ends. Advertisement

Bud Light returns to the Village Voice’s 4Knots Music Festival as the presenting sponsor. Additional 2012 sponsors include Landshark Lager, Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum, Metro PCS, Pisco Porton, Samsung, PopChips, Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club, Dr. Martens, Harley-Davidson of NYC, Lucky Strike, Laser Cosmetica, MexiBBQ, The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess, Urban Ears, Nelson Blue, Barefoot Wine & Bu

bbly, Open Road Films’ “Hit and Run”, Tune Up Media, Lucky Strike, Red Bull Soundstage, Mexicue, Juice Press, Teany, Reach Media Inc., Audio Exciter powered by Aphex, Zico, Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, smartwater, Seaport Music Festival and the South Street Seaport Museum.

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 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. Advertisement

Don’t feel like taking the train? A complimentary Bike Valet will be available on site, presented by Crunch and in partnership with Transportation Alternatives. First come first serve, located on Pier 16 under the FDR at South Street.

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