8th Annual Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ Draws Record Crowds to Coney Island

8th Annual Village Voice SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL™ Draws Record Crowds to Coney Island

STEPHEN MALKMUS AND THE JICKS, BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE, ISLANDS, RA RA RIOT, THE HELIO SEQUENCE, BEACH HOUSE, TIMES NEW VIKING, JAGUAR LOVE, THE DODOS, ANNUALS, FILM SCHOOL, PARTS & LABOR, DRAGONS OF ZYNTH, THESE ARE POWERS, DJs TED LEO and DeadHeat
PERFORMS TO RECORD CROWDS


On Saturday, July 19, 2008 the SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL at Coney Island, NYC drew 100,000 music fans throughout the day to the annual free event.

The Siren Festival 2008 line-up including STEPHEN MALKMUS AND THE JICKS, BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE, ISLANDS, RA RA RIOT, THE HELIO SEQUENCE, BEACH HOUSE, TIMES NEW VIKING, JAGUAR LOVE, THE DODOS, ANNUALS, FILM SCHOOL, PARTS & LABOR, DRAGONS OF ZYNTH, THESE ARE POWERS, with DJ sets by TED LEO and DEADHEAT drew fans to the two outdoor stages located on West 10th Street and Stillwell Avenue in historic Coney Island.

This year’s sponsors included Budweiser, iClips Network, Zig Zag Live, Virgin Megastore, NY Bartending School, Hop Stop, Guitar Center, Sobieski Vodka, DeVry College of New York, Astroland Amusement Park and promotional partner Filter Magazine.



Photo by David Atlas/Siren Music Festival

SIREN AFTER-PARTY immediately followed the festival at Music Hall of Williamsburg featuring performances by APES & ANDROIDS, A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS and MARNIE STERN.

Siren Festival 2008 has been covered to date by The New York Times, The New York Post, The Daily News, Time Out New York, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, Billboard, Spin, Rolling Stone, MTV News, NME, Filter, CMJ, AOL, Flavorpill, Tripwire, The Onion, Pitchfork, amNY, Brooklyn Vegan, Papermag.com, CW11, WNYC and CBS Radio.


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