Pitchfork and October are pleased to announce the full music and beer lineup for OctFest 2018. The two-day craft beer, food, and music festival features 20 musical acts and beer from over 90 breweries from around the globe. OctFest 2018 takes place September 8-9 on Governors Island in New York City.
Newly announced musical acts include NAO, Standing on the Corner, Hatchie, and Flasher, who join headliner Vince Staples on Saturday. In addition, Girlpool, Kamaiyah, Shopping, Julie Byrne, and the Courtneys have been added to Sunday, headlined by the Flaming Lips. They all join the previously announced Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Yo La Tengo, BADBADNOTGOOD, Hop Along, No Age, Vagabon, and more.
Among the 90+ breweries at OctFest 2018 are local favorites, like Circa (Brooklyn, NY), Bronx (Bronx, NY), and Blue Point (Patchogue, NY), U.S. breweries, including Elysian (Seattle, WA), Goose Island (Chicago, IL), and Jolly Pumpkin (Dexter, MI), and international offerings, such as Collective Arts (Hamilton, Ontario) Bira 91 (India), Aktien (Germany), and Radeberger (Germany).
Read Pitchfork’s Rising feature “Meet Standing on the Corner, the Post-Genre Crew Whose Music Speaks a Secret Language.”
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