The festival will take place from March 7-10, and features performances by a host of eclectic domestic and international acts that includes The Natvral (Kip of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart), Thick, Pom Pom Squad, Tallies, Wooing and Das Body.
The festival will also feature curated events by record labels such as Kanine Records, media, and international organizations as well as a conference component that includes an opening day full of industry panels and opening happy hour.
Participating venues include Berlin, Coney Island Baby, Pianos, Bowery Electric, Arlene’s Grocery, and The Delancey, all located in Manhattan’s Village and Lower East Side neighborhoods.
The New Colossus Festival is being produced by longtime pals Mike Bell (Lorimer Beacon), Lio Kanine (Kanine Records) & Steven Matrick (Kepler Events/Pianos).
The full (so far) artist lineup for the festival:
Anteros, Avalanche Party, Basement Revolver, Baywaves, Be Forest, Billy Moon, Bilo, Blue Odeur, Bones Garage, Boys, Cassia, The Casual Sexists, CHKBNS, County Line Runner, Construction & Destruction, Corey Flood, Das Body, Ellis, Emilie Kahn, Flirting, The Fur, Ghostly KIsses, Gloin, Goodbye Honolulu, Graham Van Pelt, Grim Streaker, Hickeys, Honey Cutt, Honey Lung, Hussy, Jonathan, Jonathan K, Kings of the Beach, Lava Fizz, Lev Snowe, Lila, Living Hour, Lost Cousins, Lowly, Lucia, Mimico, Motel Raphael, Motherboard, Nailbiter, Nastie Band, The Natural, Nicole Yun, The Ninth Wave, Orion’s Belt, The Other End, PEarl Sugar, Peeling, Penelope Isles, Pip Hall, Psycho Comedy, Pynkie, Queue, The Ramona Flowers, Russian Baths, Sorry Girls, Spud Cannon, Suburban Living, Syvia, Tallies, Thick, Tia Gostelow, Trudy & The Romance, TV Sets, Vallens, Victoria Reed, Walrus, Weeping Icon, Wooing, and Yohuna.