LarkFest 2016 music lineup

Jana Hunter of the band Lower Dens

Jana Hunter of Lower Dens. / photo: Frank Hamilton

Returning September 24: LarkFest in Albany. And the lineup of music headliners is out:

The Relationship
Brian Bell of Weezer

Ought
Post-punk from Montreal

Lower Dens
Indie pop from Baltimore

Delicate Steve
Multigenre multi-instrumentalist

Televisionaries
Surf rock from Rochester

Video clips of each act are after the jump if you'd like to have a listen.

From the Lark Street BID: "This is just the initial wave of bands and a full lineup including local music, artists, makers and retail vendors will be released at a later date."

LarkFest is Saturday, September 24 from 10 am to 6 pm on the section of Lark Street between Madison Ave and Washington Ave. Admission is free.

The Relationship

Ought

Lower Dens

Delicate Steve

Televisionaries

Comments

This is the reason I don't go to any of these. There are tons of great acts right here in the Capital Region and you bring in all these other acts. Thanks, I'll go support local music instead.

Locals will be announced in a few weeks Herbert!

The headliners help bring in people that might not necessarily know about our wonderful local artists. Ultimately growing their fan base.

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