Quiksilver Pro New York Music Festival

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When Quiksilver comes to town next month for the Quiksilver Pro New York, there isn’t just going to be the world’s most lucrative surf contest featuring the world’s best surfers. Throughout the event, there will be eight straight nights of live music that includes 40 plus bands and artists. Some of the more notable performances will be from acts like The Flaming Lips, Q-Tip, Girl Talk, Interpol, and Taking Back Sunday. To wrap up the music event there will be a special benefit concert hosted by Kelly Slater & Friends. We’ve got the schedule and full lineup of acts below.

Saturday 9/3
Girl Talk
Saves The Day
Mat Mchugh/The Beautiful Girls Solo & Acoustic
Rudy
…and a special surprise performance!!

Sunday, 9/4
Interpol
Portugal. The Man
The Ettes
The English Beat
Bigger Thomas

Monday, 9/5 (Labor Day)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Civil Twilight
Blackbells
The Wicked Tomorrow
Wildlife

Tuesday, 9/6
Badfish, a Tribute to Sublime
Flight’s Kool
Withersby

Wednesday, 9/7
The Benjamins
Temporary Grace
Mike Krum

Thursday, 9/8
State Radio
River City Extension
Andy Suzuki & the Method
Hugo

Friday, 9/9
The Flaming Lips
Q-Tip
Neon Indian
Wavves
Charlotte O’Connor

Saturday, 9/10
Benefit Concert Hosted By Kelly Slater & Friends + The Max Weinberg Experience
Taking Back Sunday
The Sounds
SLUNT

The music stage will be set up a block or so from the contest site so once surfing ends for the day it will be a short walk over to watch some great bands perform. My head might explode if the Quiksilver Pro New York gets any better.

UPDATE: The stage(s) for the concerts and all other events for the festival will take place in the empty lots adjacent to the boardwalk between Edwards Blvd and Long Beach Blvd (map). Also, the entire event is FREE to attend, so no need to buy tickets for any of it!

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