Guitarist Eric Krasno has been tapped to curate the first-ever Brooklyn Comes Alive, an event expected to feature 30+ artists performing 10+ unique sets for 15+ hours of music at various Williamsburg venues on September 26. Today, the initial lineup for the event has been revealed.
While more artists and superjam breakdowns will soon be announced, we now know that in addition to Krasno the event’s various collaborations will feature Marco Benevento, Billy Martin (Medeski, Martin, and Wood), Mike Greenfield (Lotus), Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits), Nigel Hall (Nth Power/Lettuce), Doug Wimbish (Living Colour), Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band), Todd Stoops (RAQ), Roosevelt Collier, Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band), Dave Dreiwitz (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead/Ween), Tim Palmieri (Kung Fu), Scott Metzger (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead), Orchard Lounge (With All Three Original Members), Nicole Atkins, Louis Cato (George Duke), Nate Werth (Snarky Puppy), Peter Apfelbaum (Trey Anastasio Band), Bob Lanzetti (Snarky Puppy), Ray Paczowski (Trey Anastasio Band), Andrew Block (Gramatik), Russ Lawton, Anthony Wellington, Andrew Borger, Russell Batiste, Chris Loftlin, Marcus Rezak (Digital Tape Machine), Eric Vogel, Rob Marscher (Matisyahu), Hayley Jane (Hayley Jane And The Primates) and Marvel Years.
The action is expected to run from noon until 4 a.m. Early-bird bracelets are available now for $40 and grant purchasers access to all 10+ sets of music, including the late night festivities across multiple venues.
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