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Take It Up North

Where to get your indie-rock fix at the second annual Northside Festival, June 24–27 in Williamsburg and Greenpoint.

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Thursday, 6/24

Mr. Dream
CoCo66, 66 Greenpoint Ave., nr. Franklin St., Greenpoint; 718-389-7392
What: Aggressive local rock trio who just played alongside Sleigh Bells and M.I.A. Not to be confused with the Nintendo boxing game of the same name, but packs a similar punch.
With: Pacific Theater, the Forms, Caveman, Bird of Youth, Luke Folger
Door Time: 7 p.m.
Price: $10 or Northside Festival badge

Wavves
Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave., at Havemeyer St., Williamsburg; 347-529-6696
What: Frenetic California noise-punk that drenches you...with fuzz.
With: Cloud Nothings, DOM
Door Time: 7p.m.
Price: $12, $14 day of, or Northside Festival badge. After-party to follow at Shea Stadium.

Au Revoir Simone
Warsaw, 261 Driggs Ave., at Eckford St., Greenpoint; 718-387-0505
What: Ethereal synth-pop made by a trio of comely ladies, who named themselves after a line from a Pee-wee Herman movie.
With: The Hundred in the Hands, CALLmeKAT, Runaway (D.J. sets)
Door Time: 8 p.m.
Price: $15, $17 day of, or Northside Festival badge

Friday, 6/25

Fiery Furnaces
Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., nr. N. 11th St., Williamsburg; 718-963-3369
What: Avant-garde brother-sister duo of Eleanor and Matt Friedberger, known to reinvent their songs live.
With: John Mulaney, WOOM
Door Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $10 or Northside Festival badge

Sondre Lerche
CoCo66, 66 Greenpoint Ave., nr. Franklin St., Greenpoint; 718-389-7392
What: Gentle Norwegian singer-songwriter (with current roots in Brooklyn), who will strum his heartfelt tunes to benefit the educational nonprofit 826NYC.
With: Oberhofer, and a reading by author Shalom Auslander
Door Time: 8 p.m.
Price: $16 or Northside Festival badge

Real Estate
Music Hall of Williamsburg; 66 N. Sixth St., nr. Wythe Ave., Williamsburg; 718-486-5400
What: Dreamy and beachy summer sounds. (And what do you know? It's summer!)
With: Woods, the Fresh & Onlys, Sic Alps, Moon Duo
Door Time: 8 p.m.
Price: $15, $17 day of, or Northside Festival badge


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