THINGS TO DO ON JULY 4th (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER):
1. SEE RYAN ADAMS AND THE PINKHEARTS AT BATTERY PARK
Hey, what could be better than spending the Fourth of July with your favorite local drunk in a public park? NOTHING! So come down (up?) to Battery Park @ 4PM and witness the wonder that is David Ryan Adams — LIVE.
PRICE: Oh yeah, and IT’S FREE!
2. BEST-TRESSED WILLIAMSBURG ROOFTOP BBQ
Show up to Sugar Factory [49 South 2nd Street (Between Wythe & Kent)] in the Williamsburg starting at 2PM. Party gets shut down by the cops at 12 midnight, get a great view of the fireworks at 9PM.
Performing Live: Vietnam, The Secret Machines, Dead Meadow, Bad Wizard, The Moving Units, Vue, Cass McCombs
DJs: Notorious Shout, The Dutch Crew, and many others.
Cheap beer and booze, scary vegan food by Kate’s Joint.
Sell your soul to VICE, Budweiser, Shout!, Dutch, NMEG, and C.O.O.
3. FREEDOM PUDDING
Starting at 10PM at the Slipper Room. DJ Julie spins Britpop, punk/post-punk, new wave, indie, electro clash and related
sonic styles. Sounds like a recipe to a great night out. Hu-yuk yuk yuk!
4. SIN-E ROCK OUT
1:00 The Reverend Deadeye
12 midnight: El Jezel
11:00 The Bitter Poet
10:00 Jackson Plastic
9:00 Man in Gray
5. PATRIOT ACTION
LOCATION: Luxx, Williamsburg
PRICE: IT’S 100% FREE, LIKE THIS COUNTRY!
Come and party with the radical deejay stylings of LUIS MAYO AND CHRIS LENTZ
Dance dance dance while you’re listening to:
Buzzcocks, the fleshtones, Neneh Cherry, the Byrds, Alice Cooper, Adam and the Ants, My Bloody Valentine, Velvet Underground, Peaches, and more!
The turntables start at 10 p.m.
Get your booty there for free Fourth of July fun!
AND IF YOU CAN STILL REMEMBER YOUR NAME BY JULY 5th…
6. ROCK FAMILY FUN
LOCATION: Arlene Grocery
PRICE: $7, All ages
7:00 Steel Train