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A music festival on Governors Island will have Vince Staples, The Flaming Lips and more

A music festival on Governors Island will have Vince Staples, The Flaming Lips and more
Photograph: Grace Chu

Pitchfork and October (the beer culture website, not the month) have taken the best parts of music festivals (the acts) and beer fests (the suds) and combined them into one kick-ass event coined OctFest: An International Beer, Music and Food Celebration.

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You may have heard of the event, which made its debut last year, and we're happy to report that the bash is returning to NYC for another year. Set for September 8 and 9 on Governors Island, ticket holders can expect a killer lineup of brews and bands including rapper Vince Staples on Saturday and the Flaming Lips on Sunday. Prices ($75 for a single day and $140 for a weekend pass) are also very reasonable and include 15 beer samples per day.

Check out the list of vendors and performers below, and grab your tickets now

Saturday, Sept 8:
Vince Staples
BADBADNOTGOOD
Saba
Preoccupations
Vagabon
Madison McFerrin

More TBA

Sunday, Sept 9:
The Flaming Lips
Nile Rodgers & CHIC
Yo La Tengo
Hop Along
No Age

More TBA

Breweries:
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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