NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Following two hugely successful U.S. versions of China's The Modern Sky Festival—as well as nearly twenty years of explosive growth at home—China's seminal music fest continued to evolve in 2016, bringing a wide array of Chinese and U.S. artists to New York's Governor's Island on September 17th. The day featured great music, food, and fun and featured top independent Chinese artists Ma Di, Su Yang, Yaksa, DJ Wordy and upcoming U.S. artists Navy Gangs, The Mystery Lights, Breanna Barbara, and more.
Additional 2016 expansion included the launch of Modern Sky's U.S.-based record label and management company. Modern Sky Records signed its first three acts, Calvin Love, Cotillon, and Navy Gangs. On the management side, the company represents The Mystery Lights (Daptone/Wick), The Molochs (Innovative Leisure), Cotillon (Modern Sky/Burger), Calvin Love (Modern Sky/Arts & Crafts), Navy Gangs (Modern Sky), and Re-TROS (Modern Sky).