Tim Whitby, Getty Images Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi is on the road to recovery…
- Posted on May 5th 2010 12:30PM by Mike Ayers
The day-long, two-stage event will take place on Saturday, July 17 at Coney Island, Brooklyn. Admission is free, and suntan lotion and heightened people watching skills are highly advised. More acts are expected to be announced over the next several
Over the years, they've been known for tapping artists before they break into the big time: M.I.A., Death Cab for Cutie, TV on the Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Beach House and the Shins all served on Siren's bills before they were gobbled up by everyone. In recent years, they've also nabbed indie rock institutions such as Built to Spill, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Broken Social Scene and Sleater-Kinney.
Also occurring over the same weekend is another publication's annual jam, as Pitchfork welcomes Modest Mouse, Pavement and LCD Soundsystem to Chicago. But still, only Siren provides fans the ability to watch a concert while riding a roller coaster.