Ready for your neighbor to be your newest Spotify favorite? Or a visiting international DJ to become your Apple Music's most played?
We take pride in uniting the world's premiere independent artists for 5 days of creation and collaboration. With over 50 acts booked, your next musical obsession is just waiting to meet you.
One of our top priorities is providing the best spaces for our audience to experience music and entertainment. This year, we are honored to partner with the following venues:
THE WILD PROJECT | THE BOWERY ELECTRIC
THE DELANCEY | THE KNITTING FACTORY | RUBULAD
A vital part of the festival is our meticulous curation of foods and cocktails. Come hungry, come thirsty, come one, come all - just be ready to experience the taste of New York!
With over 80 musical performances and curated industry panel discussions per year, to the best food vendors and independent brands NYC has to offer, there's never a dull moment at the Empire State Music & Arts Festival. Bring your A-game, prep your IG, and get ready to get down while you listen to your new favorite artists.