Friday, February 22, 2008

oh August 8th-10th, be here now!

Not that I am not enjoying the snow because i am --- but i want to go to this show now! I am incredibly excited about the lineup. Some of my favorite acts mixed in with almost all of my favorite bands to dance with. I hope CSS makes it since they were detained from the last festival i was supposed to see them at (ahem, Lola!). All the details of the event are listed below with tickets going on sale NEXT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 29th at 12:00 PM via ticketmaster. "Single day passes are $89 and three-day passes are $258. A portion of the event's proceeds will benefit "Friends of Liberty State Park." Friends of Liberty State Park is an open space advocacy volunteer organization dedicated to the park's future as a free, green and non-commercial, urban waterfront oasis."

The ALL POINTS WEST MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL will host more than 40 acts on three stages throughout the 80-acre historic location with panoramic views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Manhattan skyline.
******LINE-UP**** (as of 2/21) is as follows: Radiohead, Jack Johnson, Underworld, Kings of Leon, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Cat Power, The Roots, The New Pornographers, Youssou N'Dour, Animal Collective, Andrew Bird, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Metric, CSS, Girl Talk, Chromeo, The Go! Team, Amadou & Mariam, The Black Angels, Sia, The Felice Brothers, K'Naan, Jason Isbell, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Alberta Cross, The Virgins, Black Kids, Mates of State, Duffy, Forro in the Dark, Nicole Atkins, Juana Molina, Little Brother, Rogue Wave, Neil Halstead and Your Vegas.

"The ALL POINTS WEST MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL is being created in a "green" festival environment. Initial "green" plans include on-site parking for carpoolers only and ample public transportation to and from the site. Ferry service will be available from Manhattan directly to the festival grounds; exact details with ferry schedules will be announced at a later date. Additionally, light rail service via NJ Transit will run directly to the festival grounds. Meanwhile, a limited supply of on-site parking is reserved exclusively for carpoolers. Carpool parking passes are available either as single days for Saturday and Sunday or as a three-day pass for the weekend. Note: four concert tickets are required in order to qualify for carpool parking."
Grace Potter and The Nocturnals-Sugar.mp3
The Felice Brothers-Roll On Arte.mp3
The Felice Brothers-Murder By Mistletoe.mp3
Cat Power-Song to Bobby.mp3
Cat Power-Sea Of Love.mp3

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