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Arthur Nights Begins Tonight Downtown

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If the Sunset Junction was too hip, and the Weekly Detour Fest was too cool, and what you're after is something with a little more edge, something you won't accidentally run into your high school assistant principal at - The Arthur Nights is your godsend.

Guaranteed to be weird, the kids over at Spaceland have moved the festival downtown to the legendary Palace Theater and tonight's acts feature underground darling Devendra Banhart (above). Throughout the rest of the week count on sets by TV on the Radio, Comets on Fire, Fiery Furnaces, Be Your Own Pet, and the always trippy Van Dyke Parks.

Tonight's line-up after the jump or you can see all of the set times on the Arthur Nights site.

featuring Brian Turner (WFMU) and Numero Group DJs between acts
6pm doors
7:25 Buffalo Killers
8:15 Espers
9:25 Bert Jansch
10:45 Devendra Banhart
12:15am Jackie Beat

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Thurs Oct 19 Palace Theatre 5th Floor
featuring Dublab DJs between acts
6:00pm doors
7:30 Axolotl
8:30 Grouper
9:30 Yellow Swans
10:30 Belong