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4Knots Music Festival 2015
Saturday, July 11, 2015
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Doors: 12:00PM

Pier 84 in Hudson River Park
West 44th St @ 12th Ave

New York, NY 10036



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What are the hours of the festival?
4Knots Music Festival is from 1:00pm–10:00pm. Doors are at noon for entry.

Where is the festival located?
4Knots is located on Pier 84 in Hudson River Park, 12th Avenue @ W 44th St. on the west side of Manhattan near the West Side Highway.

If it rains, will 4Knots still go on as planned?
Yes, 4Knots will happen rain or shine!

What time will the bands perform?
For a full list of set times, please visit the "Set Times" Page.

Is 4Knots Music Festival ticketed?
Yes, 4Knots is a ticketed show; General Admission tickets ($25) and VIP tickets ($50) are available for sale.

Is 4Knots all ages?
Yes, 4Knots is all ages. Kids under 10 years old are free and only permitted in the General Admission Area. Young adult tickets are available (10-20 years) and any young adult 16 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult to enter. The VIP area is only 21+; anyone under 21 will not be permitted. ID checks will take place at the door.

What are box office hours on site?
Limited tickets will be sold at door if available but we encourage you to purchase in advance to ensure you are able to attend. The box office entrance to the festival is located at the start of Pier 84 (off of W. 44th Street & West Side Highway, near the dog run). Hours of operation will be from 11:30 am until 9:00 pm on Saturday, July 11th only

What is your refund policy?
There will be no refunds as the festival is rain or shine. Artists are subject to change.

Am I allowed to bring in my own food?
Outside food will not be permitted into the festival. We will have a food court featuring Dos Toros, Papaya King, Crafty ‘Cue BBQ, Harlem Public, Luzzo's Pizza, and Gelato Ti Amo. We will accept cash and credit cards.

Can I bring in my own drinks?
Outside drinks (beer, soda, juice, etc) will not be permitted into the festival. You will be permitted to bring (2) factory sealed bottles of water (non-glass). If the seal is broken it will not be permitted. Additional water will be available for purchase inside. Additional concessions will be sold onsite and feature beer, wine, water and non-alcoholic drinks for purchase. We will accept cash and credit cards.

Can I bring my furry little pets?
Pets are not permitted onto the festival grounds. Even really, really small ones that will fit in your purse can't home. It's a long day, leave them home so they can chill in your air conditioning and cuddle you when you get home. Service animals are welcome and must provide appropriate documentation.

Is there anything else that will not be permitted into the festival?
Here is a list of items that will not be permitted into the festival:
- Weapons
- Illegal substances
- Fireworks/explosives
- Chairs — all types especially beach chairs, folding chairs, etc
- Tables — all types especially, card tables, folding tables, etc
- Coolers of any size
- Picnic Baskets
- Beach umbrellas
- Pets (service animals are permitted with appropriate paperwork)
- Glass containers of any kind
- Alcohol/beer
- Musical instruments
- Bicycles (they must be parked before entering the Pier. There are several areas of bike parking available along Hudson River Parks.)
- No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors are permitted.

What do you recommend I bring into the festival?
Here is a list of items that we recommend you bring into the festival:
- Sunscreen
- Sunglasses
- Hats
- Earplugs
- (2) factory sealed bottles of water (non-glass containers)
- Small backpack or tote bag
- Small blanket or small beach towel
- Valid photo ID for entry

Will you have an ATM onsite?
Yes but we suggest you come with cash as well. All concessions will also accept credit card.

Will you have a merch booth onsite?
Yes, festival t-shirts for men and women and a limited edition screen-print festival poster will be available for sale from the Village Voice merch booth. Artist merch tents will also be set up onsite and available.

Can I smoke on the pier?
Pier 84 has a strict NO SMOKING policy; smokers must exit the pier to smoke. There is a re-entry line available for easy access.

What is your re-entry policy?
Since the festival is 10 hours long, guests will be allowed to enter and exit the festival grounds throughout the day. A re-entry line will allow guests easy access back inside the event once they have checked in. All guests will be given a festival wristband, which will need to be shown for entry.

What else will be made available to ticketholders?
The event will feature portable toilets (with ADA accessible ones) for guests on the pier. VIP guests will have additional toilets available to them to the VIP lounge area. In the event of a medical emergency, there will be an ambulance onsite with paramedics for medical assistance. Guests will also be able to enjoy our two event photobooths, complimentary event hand fans & more surprises day of.

What can I expect regarding parking and transportation?
There are a number of parking garages around Pier 84, but we are anticipating a large crowd and recommend using public transit. See our "Directions" page for the best routes!

Can I submit my band for consideration to perform at 4Knots?
We do not accept unsolicited band submissions and booking inquiries. Please do not send band materials and booking inquiries to The Village Voice offices or to the festival website.