In anticipation of the first-annual Escape to New York this August 5-7 at the Shinnecock Reservation in The Hamptons, the festival is proud to announce its DJ/Dance lineup. In addition to previously announced performances from Patti Smith, Of Montreal, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Best Coast, and more, this year’s party will feature Elliot Lipp, Xaphoon Jones (Chiddy Bang), VHS or Beta (Live Set), Them Jeans, Futurecop!, Brenton Duvall, Sub Swara, Andy Rourke (The Smiths-DJ SET), DJ Rekha (Bhangra Brunch), Turntables on The Hudson's Rich Medina, Mister Saturday Night, and many more to be more to be announced. Set times TBA. See full dance/DJ Lineup below.
Tickets to the festival are currently on sale, and anyone who purchases tickets this week will be entered into a contest to win side-stage passes to the festival. Weekend Ticket buyers will also be given free camping at the festival and a $20 food and drink vouchers. And festivalgoers who purchase three or more weekend tickets will receive a $150 food and drink voucher. Buy tickets HERE!
Curated by Fred Fellowes, the founder and creative director behind The U.K’s Secret Garden Party, Escape to New Yorkis a three-day festival/vacation unlike any other in the U.S. Held on the picturesque Shinnecock Reservation adjacent to Southampton, NY, patrons will be treated to performances by the likes of Patti Smith, Of Montreal, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Best Coast, Mates of State, Chairlift, The Psychedelic Furs, White Rabbits. In addition to the festival’s musical acts, Escape to New York will also feature dazzling art installations curated by Winkel & Balktick, performance artists, luxury camping (aka. “glamping”) an intimate acoustic stage, speaker tent, and the largest brunch on The East Coast, catered by Silkstone!
Guests will be able to enjoy freshly prepared dishes from some of the best restaurants in the country, including seafood from Luke’s Lobster, American BBQ from Brinkley’s, ceviche and hanger steaks from Ofrenda, and traditional tacos with homemade guacamole from the soon-to-open Pulqueria. In addition, attendees will be able to choose among Mediterranean food, innovative sandwiches, Vietnamese cuisine and much more.
Tickets are $275 for the three-day festival and $100 for day tickets. Tickets and camping/”glamping” packages can be purchased exclusively at www.escape2ny.com. And the first 525 three-day-ticket buyers will also receive free camping in at one of two beautiful campgrounds at Westhampton Beach or Battle Row Campground. More details on festival accommodations can be found HERE.
Escape to New York marks a long-time dream of Fred Fellowes to bring his lauded Secret Garden Parties to the U.S. Founded in 2004, The annual Secret Garden Party grew in size and scope to become on of the most unique festivals in the U.K., with 30,000 revelers enjoying the gathering’s mix of music, cutting edge art and theater, and carefree, hedonistic delights. After much anticipation, this year’s inaugural Escape to New York will finally bring Fellowes’ unique festival stateside, offering New Yorkers and East Coasters alike an opportunity to enjoy a vacation unlike any other.
Elliot Lipp, Xaphoon Jones (Chiddy Bang), VHS or Beta (Live Set), Them Jeans
Futurecop!, Brenton Duvall, Sub Swara, Andy Rourke (The Smiths-DJ SET),
DJ Rekha (Bhangra Brunch), Turntables on The Hudson's Rich Medina,
Mister Saturday Night, Pocketknife, DJ Pierre, RLDJ, Small Change,
Reid Covington, Eli and Fur, DJ Arman, Regent, Dhundee + many more!!
Main Stage Lineup:
Friday, August 5th: PATTI SMITH, Best Coast, Chairlift, Lissy Trullie, The Ettes, The Postelles, The Static Jacks
Saturday, August 6th: EDWARD SHARPE AND THE MAGNETIC ZEROS, The Vaccines, The Psychedelic Furs, White Rabbits, Au Revoir Simone, The Submarines, Graffiti 6
Sunday, August 7th: OF MONTREAL, The Jolly Boys, Mates of State, Reptar, Hank & The Cupcakes, Tiger Love, Savoir Adore