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Your guide to Northside Festival 2018

Brooklyn’s Northside Festival returns for its tenth year with outdoor concerts and more

Northside Festival 2016
Photograph: Courtesy Northside

Those keen on catching summer concerts in NYC have a ton of options, including several big-tent summer music festivals like Governors Ball and Panorama. Northside Festival takes a slightly different approach, presenting shows at several venues around Williamsburg and Greenpoint. The result is a diverse experience that hosts rising local acts alongside big names. Read on for details about Brooklyn's Northside Festival, including lineup info (filled with top indie-rock bands), ticketing links and more.

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What is Northside Festival?

Now in its tenth year, Northside is a five-day Williamsburg-centered festival featuring concerts, film screenings and talks run by Northside Media. Similar in focus to the long-running CMJ Festival, Northside utilizes existing venues to host showcase-style lineups around Brooklyn, in addition to presenting outdoor shows in McCarren Park. This year's lineup is still to be announced.

When is Northside Festival?

This year the fest runs from Wednesday, June 6, 2018, through Sunday, June 10, 2018.

How do I get tickets to Northside Festival?

Visit the official website for info on badges and single-show tickets.

Northside Festival 2018

The initial lineup for Northside Festival 2018 is here
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The initial lineup for Northside Festival 2018 is here

Get your first look at this year's Northside lineup

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Best acts to see at Northside Festival 2017
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Best acts to see at Northside Festival 2017

Northside Festival announces its initial lineup
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Northside Festival announces its initial lineup

2016 best acts to see at Northside Festival
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2016 best acts to see at Northside Festival

Here’s the initial Northside Festival lineup for this summer (2016)
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Here’s the initial Northside Festival lineup for this summer (2016)

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