The Modern Sky Festival is expanding to the United States in October after being successful in China. The first festival is set for October 4th and 5th at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park in New York City. The lineup features Cat Power, The Blood Brothers, Liars, Stars, The Both (Aimee Mann and Ted Leo), a tribute to Nigerian funk musician, William Onyeabor. There are also various Chinese bands performing such as Zhang Xuan, Re-TROS, Queen Sea Big Shark, and Second Hand Rose.
Festival passes, which include two-day, one-day, and VIP, are avaliable at the festival’s website.