Secret Garden Party launches New York festival with Patti Smith, The Vaccines

Au Revoir Simone, Best Coast, Of Montreal also booked for Escape To New York

Patti Smith, The Vaccines and Best Coast are among the bands booked for Escape To New York, a new festival from the promoters of the Secret Garden Party.

The event, which is set to take place over the weekend of August 5-7 on the Shinnecock Reservation, Southampton, New York, will also see performances from Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, Au Revoir Simone, Chairlift, Of Montreal, Mates Of State and The Psychedelic Furs.

More acts for the festival are set to be announced in the coming weeks, with the line-up for the event’s acoustic stage yet to be confirmed.

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Secret Garden Party itself takes place in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire over the weekend of July 21-24, with Blondie, Mylo and Mystery Jets among those booked to play.

The line–up for Escape To New York so far is:

Patti Smith
Best Coast
Lissy Trulie
The Postelles
Static Jacks
Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros
The Vaccines
The Psychedelic Furs
White Rabbits
Au Revoir Simone
The Submarines
Graffiti 6
Of Montreal
The Jolly Boys
Mates Of State
Tiger Love
Savoir Adore