Emerging Music Festival

Friday, August 17, 5:00pm–10:00pm

The Lawn

Emerging Music Festival returns for its fourth year with rising New York-based bands performing on one of the biggest stages of their young careers. Thousands of music lovers pack the Bryant Park lawn for the city’s best new music, including indie rock, soul, R&B, singer-songwriter, and more.


5pm: EZTV, Stunningly consistent purveyors of high-level pop-rock with strains of retro folk and psych- Stereogum
6pm: Underground System, Combines Afrobeat, new wave, punk, and more [into] its dance-heavy act- Brooklyn Daily
7pm: Palmas, Intermingling of baroque pop and modern indie rock- Interview Magazine
8pm: Ohmme, At the heart of Chicago’s music community- Noisey
9pm: Evolfo, Confident in their own creativity, both as songwriters and as sonic architects- Paste Magazine

Part of the Bryant Park Picnics program.

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