Music to Know Festival 2011


Music To Know Festival presented by Bing will take place on August 13th and 14th at Runway 4 in the East Hampton Airport in East Hampton, NY.The festival will feature 18 of today’s most critically acclaimed and successful new, emerging and well-known bands. The two-day festival will also have 12 fashion and lifestyle brands who will pitch their pop-up tents at the festival. The Tickets are available through the MTK website at http://www.musictoknow.com.

The set times for the weekend are:
Saturday, August 13:
8:30 PM – Vampire Weekend
7:05 PM – Matt and Kim
5:45 PM – Ellie Goulding
4:25 PM – Tame Impala
3:20 PM – M. Ward
2:15 PM – Tom Tom Club
1:15 PM – We Are Scientists
12:30 PM – Francis and the Lights
11:45 AM – Suddyn
11:00 AM – Nicos Gun

Sunday, August 14:
8:30 PM – Bright Eyes
7:05 PM – Cold War Kids
5:40 PM – Chromeo
4:35 PM – Ra Ra Riot
3:30 PM – Dawes
2:30 PM – Fitz and the Tantrums
1:30 PM – Naked and Famous
12:30 PM – The Limousines
11:45 AM – Young Empires

Organize and expand your festival experience with the official App for the MTK: Music To Know Festival. Hear the bands, follow the fashion, find your favorite gourmet trucks… and much more.

The fashion pop-up tents will be set up in a “retail village” and the merchants are anything but your average festival brands. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were first to purchase pop-ups from MTK: Music To Know – planning to debut their much-anticipated website StyleMint and their successful contemporary line Elizabeth & James to the crowd of almost 10,000 people gathered at the event in the Hamptons during the height of the season.

To date, the following brands will have pop-up shops at MTK: Music To Know:

Anatomie
Dannijo
Duck & Weave
DuMonde
Elizabeth & James
Gloria Jewel
Jack Willis
Khanh’s Sports
Lionesque
Madewell
StyleMint
Topshop
Tory Burch

More About MTK: Music To Know Festival

Founded by Chris Jones, owner of Sole East Hotel in Montauk, and screenwriter Bill Collage, MTK presented by Bing delivers two days of cross generational music and presents 18 of today’s best and brightest bands plus fashion, lifestyle, chefs, wines and beers to know. MTK represents great music – this is Music To Know.

According to Co-Founder Chris Jones “The Hamptons are a unique market to say the least — full of decision makers, trend setters, and taste generators who have always been eager to embrace the best and the brightest in our culture — whether that is in literature, film, fashion or music. We are excited to bring this collection of artists together in our community, and hope this is the first of many annual events.”

To support the local community hosting the festival, MTK has pledged to give $100,000 to East Hampton-based charities payable prior to the festival to ensure the recipients receive the funding. Charities will also be being given space on the sight to promote themselves, encourage further donations and to get people involved. The list of charities to receive the money will be announced in the coming weeks.

Exclusive media partners are Hamptons Magazine and WEHM 92.9/96.9 Progressive Radio for Long Island.

A limited amount of Single Day tickets go on sale today for $110.00. Two Day tickets are also available for $195. Two Day VIP passes can be purchased for $645.

Tickets are available online and at these east end retail locations:

Montauk: 668 Gig Shack, Sole East;
Amagansett: Indian Wells Tavern;
East Hampton: Khanh Sports & Eyewear, Nichol’s Restaurant;
Sag Harbor: Sylvester & Co., New Paradise Cafe;
Southampton: Flying Point;
Westhampton: Jetties Surf.

For more information about the festival or to purchase tickets go here!

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