The folks behind North Coast Music Festival have announced a fat stack of after-shows. Lollapalooza and Pitchfork aren't the only ones who get in on the after-party action. The highlights come early with a bonus kick-off gig featuring Chet Faker, Mount Kimbie and Fujiya & Miyagi. Other notable gigs include an appearance by Afrobeat legend Tony Allen, a performance by electro-fusion act STS9 at House of Blues, and a massive jam sesh with Talib Kweli on a yacht.
Take a look below to see the full list of after-shows. Tickets for all concerts are on sale now.
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The official NCMF pre-party brings some sweet bonus content. Festival player Chet Faker, a James Blake analogue from down under, headlines with two Brit acts, micro-dubhouse delight Mount Kimbie and neo-krautrockers Fujiya & Miyagi, both of which are not on the weekend bill. Faker is touring his debut album of glossy glitch-soul, Built on Glass, while F&M have amped up the electronics on their latest.
With hits like “Rise and Fall” and a sexy, amped-up remix of Flight Facilities’ “Crave You,” the Canadian duo has created a sound that’s upbeat and accessible, yet true to their hard-hitting sensibilities. They’ve played in the big leagues before—making appearances at Electric Daisy Carnival and Ultra Music Festival.