Our annual SummerScreen free film series, happening every Wednesday evening in McCarren Park throughout July and August, is chugging along quite nicely despite a brief cameo last week from the meteorological fury of Mighty Thor the Thunder God himself (Wayne’s World rain-out rescheduled for 8/17, dudes). But we’ve got a quick announcement providing cherry to an already delicious series of sundaes. Two Wednesdays from now, on July 27th, the screening of everyone’s favorite docudrama about the dangers of teen truancy, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, will also feature a free performance by one of Brooklyn’s best and brightest young indie-pop bands, Twin Sister (you may remember them from way back when).
Last seen captivating a full house at Music Hall of Williamsburg during our very own Northside Festival last month, Twin Sister will be playing material from their debut full-length, In Heaven, a few months before the album drops via Domino Records. As always, the fine folks at FREEwilliamsburg are to thank for this year’s musical slate, and as previously announced, Twin Sister will be joined here by local lo-fi heroes, Your Youth, both preceding the classic John Hughes film which screens come sundown. We’ve just super-sized the event to Von Stueben Day Parade proportions and expect to see you there. Danke schoene in advance!
Of course, in our excitement for the up-sized SummerScreen edition of 7/27, let us not lose site of this week’s event, a screening of Ghost World, paired with the excellently hazy local band Widowspeak. You’re coming to both.