The Village Voice Announces Initial Lineup for 8th Annual Siren Music Festival

New York, NY (May 7, 2008) — The Village Voice, the nation’s largest alternative weekly newspaper, is excited to announce the initial line-up for the 8th Annual Village Voice Siren Music Festival at Coney Island on Saturday, July 19, 2008 from 12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m.

Scheduled performers include Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Broken Social Scene, The Helio Sequence, Beach House, Times New Viking, Jaguar Love, The Dodos, Annuals, Film School, Parts & Labor, Dragons of Zynth, These Are Powers, DJs, and more to be announced.

This free, all day, all ages music festival will feature international, national and local bands and DJs performing on two outdoor stages in historic Coney Island. Now in its 8th year, the Village Voice Siren Music Festival has solidified its status as a leading New York City outdoor music festival, drawing over 100,000 music fans by showcasing indie rock veterans and emerging artists.

Budweiser returns to the Village Voice Siren Music Festival as the exclusive beer sponsor for the 8th consecutive year. Other sponsors include iClips Network, Zig Zag Live, NY Bartending School, Hop Stop, Guitar Center and Astroland Amusement Park. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.


Booking & Production:
Diane Perini
(212) 475-3333 Ext. 14100
dperini (at)

Sponsorships & Sales:
Mauro DeCeglie
(212) 475-3333 Ext.13023
mdeceglie (at)

Jo Murray
(212) 532-4650
jo (at)

General Information:
siren (at)

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