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Northside 2011

Northside Festival Director Scott Stedman and daughter Louise introduce the band Beirut in 2011. Photo credit: The L Magazine

The Northside Festival, Brooklyn's biggest music, film, art and innovation event, is returning this year with over 350 bands, 50 new films, Northside Open Studios, and a new track: Northside Entrepreneurship. The 8-day festival will be held June 14-21, 2012 and sprawls across venues in Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Downtown Brooklyn.

Northside Entrepreneurship (June 14-15) highlights “what’s next” by bringing together New York City’s top innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors through more than 40 panels, 100 speakers, and 20,000 square feet of exhibition space. Find out more about the panelists and schedule at

Don’t miss “Startup Campus” on June 14th at NYU-Poly’s Downtown Brooklyn/Metrotech campus, where Northside Festival is partnering with NYU, NYU-Poly and the newly announced NYU CUSP – one of our Applied Sciences NYC campuses! The day-long program pairs young innovators with established business leaders in wide-ranging discussions moderated by academics from NYU and NYU-Poly. The schedule includes a mix of media (BuzzFeed, Crain’s New York) and tech companies (OMGPOP, ThinkEco, and more). Free shuttles from the Northside Warehouse at 149 Kent to the Startup Campus will be running regularly throughout the day.

Thanks to everyone who signed up to attend Northside Entrepreneurship through our website! We had a great response and reached our maximum. Northside Festival will contact you through email to let you know further instructions on picking up your badge. See you tomorrow in Brooklyn!



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