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You know what’s better than going to music festivals elsewhere?  Going to music festivals down the street from you.  This kind of change will boost me from a $10 a day budget to one of at least $11.75, which is okay since I can walk home and drink in my gloriously nearby rathole apartment at my leisure. Okay, okay, so it’s no SXSW.  It’s smaller.  It’s more intimate.  And did GZA perform all of ‘Liquid Swords’ at SXSW?  I don’t think so (but I’m not 100% sure on that, so don’t quote me).

Without further adieu, here are some things I’d like to do:

Thurday: See GZA play all of ‘Liquid Swords.’  However, I won’t get into this, so I will be going to Kanine Records & Terrorbird’s Showcase at the Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave)

SET TIMES
Class Actress – 12:30AM
Eternal Summers – 11:30PM
Bleeding Rainbow – 10:30PM
Beach Day – 9:30PM
Air Waves – 8:30PM
Zambri – 7:30PM
With DJ Pimpothy.

Friday: Official Northside Headliner Showcase at the Heineken Stage at McCarren Park (North 12th Street and Berry)

SET TIMES
of Montreal – 8:30PM
Jens Lekman – 6:50PM
The Thermals – 5:50PM
Beach Fossils – 5:00PM

Saturday: Prefix Magazine’s Showcase at 285 Kent

SET TIMES
Shlohmo – 12:30AM
Kingdom – 11:30PM
Hot Sugar – 10:30PM
Archie Pelago – 9:30PM

Sunday: Sacred Bones Records’ Showcase at Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Avenue)

SET TIMES
Crystal Stilts – 12:00AM
Amen Dunes – 11:00PM
Vår (mems of Iceage) – 10:15PM
Wymond Miles (mems The Fresh & Onlys) – 9:30PM
Warthog – 8:45PM

For your convenience:
Official Northside Schedule