HOLY YES: M.I.A. ADDED TO SIREN FEST!
We are just as excited as you. Screw that, we are more excited. Especially since this will be her first U.S. appearance for Kala, unless more dates are announced. They better let her in the country this time.
And all the people you already knew:
NEW YORK DOLLS
WE ARE SCIENTISTS
MATT AND KIM
THE BLACK LIPS
THE DETROIT COBRAS
THE TWILIGHT SAD
Here's the two-days-old video for "Boyz." We just rewatched this and we are so fuckin' stoked.
Full press release after the jump.
The Village Voice Announces Additional Artists for the 7th Annual Village Voice Siren Music Festival™
July 21 at Coney Island
New York, NY (June 13, 2007) – The Village Voice, the nation’s largest alternative weekly newspaper, is excited to announce additional artists to the line-up for the 7th Annual SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ taking place Saturday, July 21, 12-9pm, at Coney Island, in New York City. M.I.A., CURSIVE and WHITE RABBITS join scheduled performers NEW YORK DOLLS, WE ARE SCIENTISTS, MATT AND KIM, THE BLACK LIPS, DR. DOG, NOISETTES, LAVENDER DIAMOND, THE DETROIT COBRAS, ELVIS PERKINS in Dearland and THE TWILIGHT SAD.
The Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ is a free, all-day, all-ages music festival featuring live international, national, local bands and DJs performing on two outdoor stages in historic Coney Island. Now in its seventh year, the Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ has solidified its status as one of the top leading outdoor music festivals by drawing over 100,000 music fans in each of its last four years.
Budweiser returns this summer to the Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ as the exclusive beer sponsor for the seventh consecutive year. Other sponsors include Boost Mobile and Astroland Amusement Park. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.