Akron/Family to Play Final Knit New Year’s
Grateful Dead-infused freak folk collective Akron/Family will perform at New Yorks Knitting Factory on New Years Eve. The performance will not only be the final New Years Eve show at the lauded venues current location, but one of the clubs final shows before moving to Brooklyn. The stacked bill will also feature Deerhoof, among others.
As previously reported, in 2009 the Knitting Factory will relocate to the former site of Brooklyns Luna Lounge. Akron/Family has confirmed a few additional December dates, including stops in Chicago (12/2), Bloomington, IN (12/3), Boston (12/28) and Burlington, VT (12/29).