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Nile Rodgers, BADBADNOTGOOD & Vince Staples To Perform At The 2nd Annual OctFest in New York City

Nile Rodgers, BADBADNOTGOOD & Vince Staples To Perform At The 2nd Annual OctFest in New York City

Nile Rodgers, BADBADNOTGOOD & Vince Staples To Perform At The 2nd Annual OctFest in New York City

Source: OctFest

OctFest promises to be a one-of-a-kind event featuring brewed beers from all over the world plus the musical stylings of Vince Staples, Nile Rodgers, and more.

Beer, beats, and life connect in the most interesting way as Pitchfork partners up with October, a leading beer culture website, to hold the second annual OctFest in New York City. Following the success of the inaugural event in Williamsburg, Brooklyn last year, OctFest has relocated to Governors Island, and promises a two-day extravaganza of one-of-a-kind beer, food, and music.

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Headlining the second annual effort will be Vince Staples and The Flaming Lips. Overall, OctFest will be an expanded musical experience with performances from Nile Rodgers & CHIC, BADBADNOTGOOD, Saba, Madison McFerrin, Yo La Tengo, and more.

In addition to all those great acts, OctFest also boasts a curated food program and 70+ breweries from more than 15 countries around the world.

“With the debut of OctFest last year, we found a unique alchemy,” said Adam Krefman, senior director, festivals and activations at Pitchfork. “It was an intimate, accessible event, pulling in the best of both beer and music festivals. More than that, we found a welcoming, diverse audience and it inspired us to go bigger and add a lot more music, food, and of course, breweries.”

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Additional artists and food partners will be announced in the coming weeks. OctFest tickets are available and on sale now at OctFest.co (http://www.octfest.co) with prices clocking in at $75 for a single day and $140 for a weekend pass. The latter includes 15 beer samples per day.

You can peep the performance lineup and list of breweries below:

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
Vince Staples
BADBADNOTGOOD
Saba
Preoccupations
Vagabon
Madison McFerrin
+more TBA

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
The Flaming Lips
Nile Rodgers & CHIC
Yo La Tengo
Hop Along
No Age
+more TBA

BREWERY LIST:
10 Barrel Brewing Co. (Bend, OR)
Aktien Brewery of Kaufbeuren (Germany)
Austin Eastciders (Austin, TX)
Bira 91 (India)
Birra del Borgo (Italy)
Blue Point Brewing Company (Patchogue, NY)
Braven Brewing Company (Brooklyn, NY)
Breckenridge Brewery (Littleton, CO)
Brewery Ommegang (Cooperstown, NY)
Camden Town Brewery (United Kingdom)
Cerveceria Urbana (Mexico)
Cerveceria Wendlandt (Mexico)
Circa Brewing Co. (Brooklyn, NY)
Cisco Brewers (Nantucket, MA)
Collective Arts Brewing (Hamilton, ON)
Cucapá (Mexico)
Devils Backbone Brewing Company (Roseland, VA)
Elysian Brewing Company (Seattle, WA)
FiftyFifty Brewing Company (Truckee, CA)
Firestone Walker Brewing Company (Paso Robles, CA)
Flying Dog Brewery (Frederick, MD)
Founders Brewing Co. (Grand Rapids, MI)
Four Peaks Brewing Co. (Tempe, AZ)
Golden Road Brewing (Los Angeles, CA)
Goose Island Beer Co. (Chicago, IL)
Hanging Hills Brewing Company (Hartford, CT)
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales (Dexter, MI)
Karbach Brewing Co. (Houston, TX)
Keegan Ales (Kingston, NY)
Kona Brewing Company (Kailua-Kona, Hawaii)
La Virgen (Spain)
Lamplighter Brewing Co. (Cambridge, MA)
LIC Beer Project (Long Island City, NY)
M.I.A. Beer Company (Doral, FL)
Monkless Belgian Ales (Bend, OR)
Narragansett Brewing Company (Pawtucket, RI)
On Tour Brewing Company (Chicago, IL)
Radeberger (Germany)
Sand City Brewing Co. (Northport, NY)
Stillwater Artisanal Ales (Baltimore, MD)
The Bronx Brewery (Bronx, NY)
Urban Family Brewing (Seattle, WA)
Veza Sur Brewing Co. (Miami, FL)
Virtue Cider (Fennville, MI)
Wicked Weed Brewing (Asheville, NC)



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