They’ll be singing
"Me and Giuliani Down by the School Yard (A True Story)"
at the Siren Music Fest in Coney Island on Saturday, July 19.
Based in Brooklyn by way of Sacramento, Calif., !!! (pronounced
Chk, Chk, Chk or any three repetitive sounds, according to the
band’s Web site), the band responsible for that anthem, is just
one of the seven that will perform on the festival’s main stage
from 1 pm to 9 pm, while more perform on the Stillwell Avenue
stage at Astroland Amusement Park.
Bring sunscreen, water and a cap to take in this marathon of
talent: The Pattern at 1 pm, The Kills at 2 pm, !!! at 3 pm,
Sahara Hotnights at 4 pm, Hot Hot Heat at 5 pm, The Datsuns at
6 pm and Modest Mouse at 7:30 pm on the Main Stage.
On the Stillwell stage, The Witnesses will perform at 1:30 pm,
Brooklyn’s Oneida at 2:30 pm, The Dirtbombs at 3:30 pm, Northern
State at 4:30 pm, Ted Leo/Pharmacists at 5:30 pm, Radio 4 at
6:30 pm and Idlewild at 8 pm.
DJs will perform between band sets throughout the day, so there
will never be a dull moment. The outdoor festival will be held
rain or shine, and like the best things in life, it’s free. For
more information about the festival, call (212) 475-3333 or log
onto the Web site at www.villagevoice.com/siren.
Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010