With the first ever Uninvited Festival set to consume Brooklyn, New York’s Gowanus neighborhood for four days this week, a special art exhibition has also been scheduled by the promoters, featuring a solo acoustic set from Scott “Wino” Weinrich on September 20th.
Known for his time spent in legendary doom outfits Saint Vitus and The Obsessed, doom metal supergroup, Shrinebuilder and more, in addition to recording his own solo material and collaborative releases under the Wino banner, this special one-off performance will see the man bringing an intimate acoustic set to the NIHIL Gallery, who has planned and is hosting Uninvited. The set is part of a highly anticipated art exhibition which will begin with an artist reception on Thursday, September 18th and running through October 19th, will showcase work from renowned artists such as David Paul Seymour, Ben Venom, Norman Reedus, Wolftits, and Cicero deGuzman and more. Saturday, September 20th, Show-Class Magazine and Witness Company will host the an afterparty with top New York rock DJ Mama Dom, local act The National Reserve, and the special guest acoustic performance by Scott “Wino” Weinrich.
NIHIL Gallery, the Brooklyn-based artistic epicenter situated in Brooklyn’s Gowanus neighborhood, announced today the launch of Uninvited, a four-day music festival. The festival, which will begin on Thursday, September 18th, and end on Sunday, September 21st, will transform an empty lot in Brooklyn into a heavy metal mecca. Motorcycle enthusiasts, skateboarders, and art lovers alike will have the opportunity to come together in creating a legendary street–based event that will mark the last days of summer each year. The event, which will take place in a lot adjacent to NIHIL Gallery, becoming a micro-community, offering, food, a full bar, skate ramp, and nearly thirty musical acts for the brave of heart, featuring up to eight bands each day. Headlining icons such as Weedeater, Orchid, The Shrine, Bloody Hammers, Black Cobra, Mothership, The Skull, and Bl’ast! are confirmed to perform. Metalheads and Hard Rock enthusiasts are encouraged to join in the first-ever Brooklyn-based festival. Once Uninvited, there is little reason to leave.