The 2023 New Yorker Festival is going down October 6th-8th across New York City, and the wide-ranging event — which celebrates music, film, books, food, theater, and more — has just revealed its initial lineup, featuring Paramore, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast, and comedian Ziwe.
The evening of October 6th will see Paramore in conversation with The New Yorker’s Amanda Petrusich ahead of a performance at Webster Hall.
On the 7th, Yankovic will talk with Andy Borowitz along with his own show at Webster Hall, while Zauner will take the same stage the same evening, performing as Japanese Breakfast and speaking in conversation with Hua Hsu. Z
Ziwe, of the eponymous Showtime satire talk show, will chat with Aparna Nancherla at the SVA Theatre on October 7th.
A pre-sale for New Yorker subscribers is now ongoing, with a public on-sale following on Wednesday, August 2nd. You can find more details here.
Additional acts and lineup details will be announced in the future.