Upstart Fest is bound to start bringing those summer nights to a close in the best possible way. With a lineup that features Jukebox Romantics, Far From Finished, The Independents, Two Fisted Law, American Pinup and Lost In Society, how can anyone miss this abundance of raw energy bands under one roof? The four-day festival will start off at The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on Aug. 9, then make its way to New London, CT, Poughkeepsie, NY, and finally close out in Asbury Park at the Asbury Lanes on Aug. 12. Tickets for the show at The Knitting Factory are $12 in advance and $15 the day of and doors are at 6 p.m. For more information about the show at the Asbury Lanes, please contact the venue directly.
Upstart Fest: Cure For Those Summer Blues
—by Roz Smith, August 7, 2012