Catalpa Festival

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Festivals are always welcome in the NYC area that don't involve traveling to New Jersey (All Points West), electronic dance music (Electric Zoo) or taking a crowded ferry (Governors Ball, HARD Fest, Rock The Bells). So, it's a shame that NYC was not as receptive to the inaugural year of Catalpa, which was held in the convenient location of Randall's Island.

The inaugural Catalpa Festival is striving to be a pioneering New York festival, unique in its programming, atmosphere and aesthetic. With as much an emphasis on site artistry, interactive experiences and experimentation as the musical entertainment itself, Catalpa is filling what we see as a gap for an event quite beyond the ordinary in New York City.A meeting point for creativity, Catalpa will feature over 40 performers from many musical genres including Blues, Rock, Hip-Hop, Electronic, Reggae and Indie.

NYC's Catalpa Festival Adds A$AP Rocky + Zola Jesus, Releases Video EPK (Directed by Mikeal Columbo), Reveals "Lonely Boy" Dance ContestLineup Already Includes: The Black Keys, TV On The Radio, Umphreys McGee, AraabMUZIK, Snoop Dogg Girl Talk, Matt & Kim, Cold War Kids, Hercules & The Love Affair, Matisyahu + Many MoreThe inaugural Catalpa Festival is striving to be a pioneering New York festival, unique in its programming, atmosphere and aesthetic.

New York City's Catalpa Festival announces additional artists, including Girl Talk, Matt & Kim, Cold War Kids, Hercules And Love Affair, Matisyahu, Dirty Heads, The Sheepdogs, Hook N' Sling and Many More.The Catalpa Festival lineup already includes: The Black Keys, TV On The Radio, Umphreys McGee, AraabMUZIK, Snoop Dogg

The inaugural Catalpa Festival is coming to New York City on July 28th + 29th 2012 from 1pm to 11pm and is lining up to be the year’s most unique and original music and lifestyle event.

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