Downtown Festival Announces Final Schedule for New York Festival May 10-11, 2013

Festival Acts Include: Black Hippy, Purity Ring, Earl Sweatshirt, Sky Ferreira, DIIV, Palma Violets, Nguzunguzu, Trash Talk, Andrew Wyatt (of Miike Snow), Autre Ne Veut, Antwon, Cities Aviv, SZA, 9Kilo Kish, Ratking, Kingdom feat. Kelela, TEEN, Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire, Vashtie, Fat Tony, and More

Listen to Kilo Kish’s Downtown Mixtape HERE

Super-Fan Tickets On-Sale Now

With The Downtown NYC Festival happening this Friday and Saturday in New York, Downtown Events has released the final schedule for the two-day Lower East Side takeover. Over two days, festival acts like Earl Sweatshirt, Purity Ring, DIIV, Sky Ferreira, Palma Violets, Nguzunguzu, Trash Talk, Autre Ne Veut, Kilo Kish, and over 40 total acts will play a variety of intimate shows at venues like Bowery Ballroom, Mercury Lounge, Rockwood Music Hall, Capitale. Element, and more. The Downtown NYC Festival will also see a number of firsts, including the live debut of Andrew Wyatt’s (of Miike Snow) Descender featuring a chamber orchestra, as well as the first time Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and Jay Rock have performed together in New York as Black Hippy. Full schedule below.

To coincide with the release of Downtown’s final schedule, festival act Kilo Kish has made her festival playlist available for stream. Listen to the mix here or at The Village Voice where it premiered.

One-Day-Passes and Two–Day-Passes are available. Passes get you access to all the venues and other festival perks. VIP tickets are available and include early admission, guaranteed admission, festival merch and access to VIP bars and special viewing areas. Super Fan venue-only tickets are also now available. Admission is based on capacity. All tickets available on



Black Hippy 1am

Fat Tony 12am

Andrew Wyatt 9pm

D’Eon 8pm


Earl Sweatshirt 10:30pm

Antwon 10pm

Ryan Hemsworth 9pm

Branchez 8pm

Mercury Lounge

Sky Ferreira 1am

Teengirl Fantasy 12am

SZA 11pm

S+M 10pm

Mess Kid 9pm

Bowery Ballroom

Palma Violets 11pm

Guards 10pm

The Orwells 9pm


Royal Teeth 11pm

Rush Midnight 10pm

Sparxx 9pm

NSR 8pm

Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1

Jenny Ray 12pm

Derek James 11pm

Plume Giant 10pm

The Loom 9pm

Noble Hunter 8pm

Josh Elkes 7pm

Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2

Wooly & The Mammoth 12: 30 am

Port St. Willow 11pm

Anais Mitchell 10pm

Alice and the Glass Lake 9pm

Belle Mare 7pm

Cake Shop

Beach Fossils 12am

Cosmonauts 10pm

The Garden 9pm

Tammany Hall


Nguzunguzu 1:30am

Kingdom feat. Kelela 12:30am

Kilo Kish 11:30

Nire Feat. Nani Castle 11pm



Mercury Lounge

DIIV 12am

Lodro 11pm

Xray Eyeballs 10pm

DJ Dog Dick 9pm

Bowery Ballroom

Purity Ring 10pm

Mas Ysa 9pm


Inc. 11pm

Autre Ne Veut 10pm

Weeknight 9pm

DJ Thanksgiving Brown 8pm

Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1

Steady Sun 1am

Brendan Rivera 12am

Clementine and the Galaxy 11pm

Raveena Aurora 10pm

Cheap Blue Yonder 9pm

Town Hall 8pm

Wyndam Baird 7pm

Mary Beth Doran & Amy Vachal 6pm

Tiger Darrow 5pm

Andrew Berger 3pm

Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2

Rocket and the Ghost 12am

Ducktails 11pm

TEEN 10pm

The Chevin 9pm

San Fermin 8pm

Jade <3 and Blind Benny 7pm Cake Shop Trash Talk 1am Cities Aviv 12am Low Fat Getting High 11pm Shackletons 10pm Tammany Hall Hefna Gwap 2am Farrington 1am Ratking 12am Black Dave 11pm Vashtie 10pm Mr. Muthafuckin Exquire 9pm AWKWAFINA 8:30 Hefna Gwap 8pm About Downtown Events: Downtown Events, LLC is an independently owned events and lifestyle brand founded by Downtown Records. The inaugural Downtown Music Festival, commemorating Downtown’s 5th Anniversary in March 2011, featured sold out performances from some of today’s hottest acts across multiple genres, including Santigold, Major Lazer, Miike Snow, A-Trak, White Denim and others, over 2 nights at New York’s Webster Hall and Terminal 5. Downtown has since produced numerous events for an impressive list of clients, including Bing, Puma, Theory, Mini Cooper, Wired,, Thrillist and others. Downtown has also collaborated with Helmet Lang and Rag & Bone to produce its merchandise lines. In 2013, Downtown will launch a national music festival series in major downtown metropolitan markets featuring the best national and emerging artists in select metropolitan neighborhoods– big music, small stages. About Downtown Records: Downtown Records LLC is home to a wide spectrum of artists representing the vanguard of contemporary music. Downtown’s artist roster and catalog feature cutting edge artists including Gnarls Barkley, Major Lazer, Miike Snow, Santigold, Justice, Cold War Kids, Electric Guest, White Denim, Duck Sauce, Vacationer, Kate Earl, David Gray, Mos Def, and White Denim among many others. Music fans and taste-makers everywhere look to Downtown to deliver today’s freshest music.

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