June Shows Kicked Off Thursday with Charles Bradley, Mac Demarco, and Benjamin Booker
Vans is excited to release the lineups for July and August's Vans House Parties, Brooklyn's annual free summer concert series produced in partnership with FYF. The new dates feature headlining shows from Future Islands, The Black Lips, Gorilla Biscuits, Holy Ghost, Omar Souleyman, The Bouncing Souls, Mas Ysa, and more. This announcement comes as The House of Vans prepares for the first House Party of the summer, a double bill featuring fiery soul singer Charles Bradley and goofball savant Mac Demarco, with special guest Benjamin Booker. That show will be followed by a summery show featuring STRFKR, Poolside and Chrome Sparks on June 19. Each show is free with RSVP at vans.com/houseofvans. Full lineups below.
Vans House Parties Schedule:
6/12 – Charles Bradley, Mac Demarco, Benjamin Booker - (Sold-Out)
6/19 – STRFKR, Poolside, Chrome Sparks - (Sold-Out)
7/3 – The Black Lips, Nightbirds, Special Guest - (RSVP opens today at 12 p.m. EST)
7/10 – Gorilla Biscuits, The Bouncing Souls, Special Guest
8/7 – Future Islands with Omar Souleyman, and Mas Ysa
8/14 – Holy Ghost!, Kim Ann Foxmann, Dave P
Vans House Parties are a cornerstone of New York’s summer concert landscape, with shows selling out within hours of their announcement. All shows are free with RSVP, open to the public of all ages and held at the House of Vans (25 Franklin St.), a 25,000 square foot renovated warehouse in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. Doors for all shows will open at 7 p.m. but we suggest early arrival to ensure entry. Special thanks to truth® and Shiner Beer for their support of the Vans House Parties.
About Vans & Music
The House of Vans, the cultural hub for the original action sports shoe and clothing maker, is located at 25 Franklin Street in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. Along with an indoor concrete bowl and outdoor skate plaza, this window into the world of Vans includes a permanent stage for concerts and enough space to virtually do anything our imaginations allow. 2014 marks the fourth year of Vans and FYF’s acclaimed Vans House Parties, the go-to free summer music series in New York.
Vans supports original and creative music acts ranging from Band of Horses to Public Enemy to Turbonegro by bringing memorable shows to global audiences at the House of Vans roving music venue that echoes Vans’ Brooklyn-based cultural hub and to more than half a million fans each summer at the Vans Warped Tour, America’s longest-running music tour. Shoe and clothing collaborations with Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Iggy Pop, Descendents, KISS, Social Distortion, No Doubt, Slayer and Metallica are among the many coveted projects that suit an "Off The Wall" lifestyle for music fans everywhere.
Vans Warped Tour Est. ’96 · House of Vans Est. ’10 · Vans “Off the Wall” Since ’66
Founded in 2003 by Sean Carlson, FYF began as a festival and has since grown into one of the leading concert promotions companies in Southern California. FYF events embody Carlson’s dream of hosting a diverse range of artists from varied genres, while promoting discovery and aiming to keep admission affordable. In addition to the annual FYF Fest, FYF Productions organizes events year round in Southern California, with recent shows including such notable acts as Arcade Fire, Sonic Youth, Vampire Weekend, Cat Power, Guided by Voices, GWAR, and many more.