Near Dark, the Oakland-based record label, booking and festival head up by Gina Marie of post-punk trio Ötzi have announced the dates and line-up for the 3rd annual Near Dark Fest.
The music festival is being held in Oakland, California September 12th – 14th and will feature Pink turns Blue (DE), The Vanishing (20 year anniversary & reunion), Hagar the Womb (UK) , Cemetery (Chi), Totenwald (DE), Second Still (LA), Mass Exhibit (TX), Option (Bos), The Ire (Philly), Medusa Stare (Sea), Altar De Fey, Flower (NYC), Perdidos (TX), Chernobyl (LA), Three Rose Charm (TX), Yama Uba, Over (PDX), Esses, Rigorous Institution (PDX), Zanna Nera, Vice Device (PDX), as well as DJs: Adrienne Scissorhands, Pockets Macabre, Caja De Ritmos, Xiola & more.
Thursday, September 12: Opening night with The Vanishing 20 year Anniversary Reunion show, Cemetery (Chi), Totenwald (Berlin), Vice Devide (PDX), & Esses.
Friday, September 13: Near Dark Fest Night 2 with Pink turns Blue from Germany! First time in US!
Support: Second Still (LA), Over (PDX), The Ire (PHL), Yama Uba, DJs Caja de Ritmo (LA) & Adrienne Scissorhands.
After show: Three Rose Charm (TX), Altar De Fey, & Secret Guest. DJ Xiola Location TBA (AA)
Saturday, September 14: Near Dark Fest Day 3 with Anarcho legends Hagar the Womb from UK! First & only US show! Support: Option (BOS), Mass Exhibit (TX), Perdidos (TX), Flower (NYC), Medusa Stare (SEA), Chernobyl (LA). Eli’s 21+
Vendor Market starts at 3. Show at 6 PM.
After Gig: Zanna Nera, Rigerous Insitution (PDX) at Midnight with Dance Party! Location TBA (AA)
Venues for the events:
Thursday Sept 12th: The Uptown (21+)
Friday Sept 13th: The Uptown (21+)
Friday after gig: Command Center (AA)
Saturday Sept 14th Market & show: Eli’s (21+)
Saturday After gig: Buzzard (AA)