New Acts Added to The Village Voice 4th Annual Siren Music Festival

New York, N.Y. — May 17, 2004 — The Village Voice, the nation’s largest alternative weekly newspaper, is excited to announce the addition of …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Mission Of Burma, Electric Six, Vue and The Thermals to the line-up for the Village Voice 4th Annual SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL at Coney Island on Saturday, July 17, from 12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m. These just announced bands join scheduled performers Death Cab For Cutie, Blonde Redhead, Har Mar Superstar, TV On The Radio, Constantines, The Fiery Furnaces, The Fever, The Ponys and Your Enemies Friends.

This free, all-day, all-ages music festival will feature live international, national, local bands and DJs performing throughout the Coney Island amusement park on two outdoor stages. Drawing record crowds of more than 150,000 throughout the day, the Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL has established itself as a leader in showcasing indie rock veterans and emerging artists.

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Since its inception, the Village Voice Siren Music Festival has established itself a leader in showcasing indie rock veterans and emerging artists. Past performers have included Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Sleater-Kinney, The Donnas, Guided By Voices, Modest Mouse, The Shins, Idlewild, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Datsuns, Hot Hot Heat, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Liars, Peaches, Sahara Hotnights, Les Savy Fav, Radio 4, Ted Leo/Pharmacists, !!!, The Kills, Superchunk, Man or Astro-Man, Quasi, Mooney Suzuki, The Dirtbombs, Bob Log III, Northern State, The Black Heart Procession, The Von Bondies, Rainer Maria, shannonwright, The Pattern, Rye Coalition, Enon, Oneida and The Witnesses.