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South Street Seaport Music begins 8th season on July 3!

eTN Staff Writer  Jun 24, 2009

Recognized for presenting a plethora of indie music's most relevant breaking and established bands on the Pier 17 stage in lower Manhattan, Seaport Music kicks off its eighth season with a stellar and notable line up, beginning Friday, July 3 with Brooklyn's Here We Go Magic and New Zealand's Bachelorette.

The free open-air Seaport Music series continues each Friday through August 14, beginning with 6:00 pm DJ sets. Bands slated to perform this summer include:

July 3 Here We Go Magic with Bachelorette
July 10 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart with Zaza and Ribbons
July 17 SuperChunk with Versus
July 24 Black Moth Super Rainbow with Blank Dogs
July 31 Polvo and Obits
Aug. 7 Casiokids with The Wave Pictures and Slow Club
Aug. 14 School of Seven Bells with The xx

Schedule updates and band info is available at

The Seaport’s July 4th celebration includes a free concert by New Jersey native rocker Scott DeCarlo, as well as a myriad of other activities. DeCarlo's music possesses hints of country and a whole lot of rock and roll. Catch him on the Pier 17 stage at 3:00 pm.

Fireworks aficionados accustomed to viewing the annual Fourth of July display at The Seaport, will need to move to a location along the Hudson River this year. Honoring the 400th Anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage to what would become New York City, the pyrotechnics are scheduled to explode over the Hudson River for the first time since 2000. Announced viewing locations are between 24th and 50th Streets. Information is available at NYC & Co.

About South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport offers a variety of retail shops and restaurants with outstanding views of the Brooklyn Bridge. It is recognized as one of America's Premier Shopping Places, a unique collection of tourism-oriented shopping centers located throughout the USA owned by General Growth Properties, Inc. (GGP). For a complete listing of America's Premier Shopping Places and special offers for travelers, please visit

South Street Seaport is owned and managed by General Growth Properties, Inc. General Growth Properties, Inc. currently has ownership interest in, or management responsibility for, over 200 regional shopping malls in 44 states, as well as ownership in master-planned community developments and commercial office buildings. The company’s portfolio totals approximately 200 million square feet of retail space and includes over 24,000 retail stores nationwide. GGP’s common stock is trading in the pink sheets under the symbol GGWPQ. For more information, visit

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South Street Seaport Music begins 8th season on July 3!
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