Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and Jay Rock), Earl Sweatshirt, Purity Ring, DIIV, Sky Ferreira, and more are playing the New York edition of this year’s Downtown Music Festival, scheduled for May 10 and 11 at various venues throughout Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
Also on the bill: Trash Talk, Palma Violets, Beach Fossils, Teengirl Fantasy, Inc., Ducktails, Royal Teeth, and Black Dave, in addition to another 20+ performers who will be revealed in the coming weeks.
Among the venues taking part in the two-day showcase: Cake Shop, Pianos, Mercury Lounge, Bowery Ballroom, Tammany Hall, Element, and more.
This year also marks the first time Downtown is expanding beyond NYC to host a series of festivals, each with its own soon-to-be-announced lineup. Gigs in Philadelphia, Toronto, Boston, Los Angeles, Denver, and Las Vegas are planned for summer and fall.
Tickets for the New York events can be purchased through TicketWeb.