How’s your summer calendar looking so far? If you’re keeping track with Brokelyn, it’s already got lots of free outdoor movies, Prospect Park concerts, Riis Beach parties, SummerStage shows and Northside Fest concerts. Now add to that now the House of Vans, which is back for another summer of free shows at its
brand extension huge warehouse on the Williamsburg waterfront. The shows kick off tonight with Jon Hopkins, Black Madonna and The Field and continues through July with shows by Neon Indian, Battles, DIIV and more; plus, the venue has partnered with Rooftop Films to hold a few movie screenings this year too. You have to RSVP and the shows are first-come, first-served so expect to wait in a line for the more popular shows. Here’s the full schedule:
May 19: Jon Hopkins, Black Madonna, The Field, with Fixed NYC (RSVP here)
June 9: DIIV, Badbadnotgood, Sunflower Bean, The Paranoyds
June 16: Rae Sremmurd, Denzel Curry, Kamaiyah
June 23: Sleep, Battles
June 29: Neon Indian, Factory Floor, Kim Ann Foxman
July 6: Quicksand Coverage + a special guest
Check back here to RSVP for the rest of the shows.
You can also catch screenings of movies in conjunction with Rooftop Films:
May 24: Danny Brown: Live at the Majestic (RSVP here)
May 26: Los Punks, featuring a performance by The Casualties, plus Age of Fear and South Central Riot Squad. And the House of Vans will host DIY workshops where you can stud, patch, bleach and dye just about everything under the sun.
June 2: World premiere of Illustrated, a Vans BMX video, with music by The Sword (RSVP here)
The House of Vans is at 25 Franklin St.