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Pixies, Killers, Beck, Oasis Headline Renamed NY Fest

It’s all about semantics in New York. According to, the music festival set to take place simultaneously in minor league ballparks in Staten Island and Brooklyn on October 1 and 2, formerly known as Across the Pond, has been more specifically renamed Across the Narrows. The Staten Island bill for October 1 includes the Killers, Interpol, New York Dolls, British Sea Power, Tegan & Sara, Lake Trout, and the Ordinary Boys. At the same time, the Pixies will be headlining in Brooklyn along with Gang of Four, Built to Spill, Rilo Kiley, Death From Above 1979, Nine Black Alps, and Mando Diao.

The next day, Beck will headline in Brooklyn, along with the Raveonettes, Gang Gang Dance, and Whirlwind Heat. The reunited Lemonheads will take the stage in Staten Island, along with headliner Oasis, Kasabian, Jesse Malin, and the Redwalls. lists an Internet presale for tickets kicking off on Thurs., August 11 at 9 a.m.; tickets are available to the general public starting at 10 a.m. on August 12. Click here for more info.

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