8/04/2017

20TH STREET BLOCK PARTY REVEALS 2017 FOOD, ALONG WITH CRAFT AND NONPROFIT VENDORS, ART ROW AND MORE





20TH STREET BLOCK PARTY REVEALS
2017 FOOD, ALONG WITH CRAFT AND NONPROFIT VENDORS, ART ROW AND MORE

NEW MLVS STAGE & ACTS ALSO ANNOUNCED

-- Fifth Annual Event Returning Saturday, August 19 From 12:00 P.M. To 6:00 P.M. --

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 4, 2017) – Noise Pop has announced a delicious array of Bay Area food as well as nonprofit, business, art and craft vendors for the fifth annual 20th Street Block Party taking place Saturday, August 19 from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The event will once again take place just outside the doors of Noise Pop HQ along 19th and 20th Streets, between Harrison and Bryant Streets in the Mission district. The Block Party will benefit 19th Street neighbors Mission Language and Vocational School (MLVS).

Among this year’s featured food vendors are returning local favorites such as Alicia's Tamales Los Mayas, Flour + Water, Farmhouse Kitchen Thai, FK Frozen Custard Bars, Savourie Streets, Seoul of Taipei, The Pop Nation, Universal Cafe, and many more. Delicious new additions to this year’s event are set to include Little Star Pizza’s mobile pizza kitchen Rollin’ Deep, Media Noche, WesBurger N' More, Humphry Slocombe, and Bonito Poke, among others.

Noise Pop is also excited to welcome a fantastic lineup of nonprofits and businesses to the Block Party this year, including 826 Valencia, Notes for Notes, and Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco-Mission. Additional vendors including Alite, San Franpsycho, Amos Goldbaum, Bay Area Record Fair, Crossroads Trading, Culk and more will also be on-location. Many of this year’s vendors are listed below, but for a complete list of all participants, visit www.20thstreetblockparty.com.

20th Street Block Party 2017 confirmed food, nonprofit, business, and craft vendors include the following:

FOOD VENDORS
Alicia's Tamales Los Mayas, Bonito Poke, El Pipila, Farmhouse Kitchen Thai, FK Frozen Custard Bars, Flour + Water, Humphry Slocombe, Kahnfections, Rollin' Deep (Little Star Pizza), Media Noche, Mission Language and Vocational School, Rookies, Savourie Streets, Seoul of Taipei, The Pop Nation, Universal Cafe, WesBurger N' More

NON PROFIT & BUSINESS VENDORS
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco-Mission, 826 Valencia, Notes for Notes, Alternative Cure, Workshop SF, ArtSpan, Mission Community Music

In addition to previously announced music acts Neon Indian, Kilo Kish, Hoops, Sugar Candy Mountain, The Tambo Rays, High Sunn and Big Thursday, this year’s Block Party will also now feature a third stage that will be presented by the festival’s nonprofit partner in Mission Language and Vocational School (MLVS). The MLVS stage will feature several notable Latin-inspired groups including Chulita Vinyl Club, Los Campas, and Escola Nova de Samba.

Additionally, the fifth annual event will also feature Art Row, an interactive collection of creatives from the vibrant local arts community. Each year of the Block Party, we come together with help from ArtSpan to paint a community mural one mini-canvas at a time. Workshop SF will be  bringing you fun crafts for the DIYer in all of us. Crafts include flower crowns, leatherworking, henna tattoos, festival hair & hair chalk and more.

Block Party guests can also stop by Mutiny Radio on 21st and Florida to watch the live broadcast with a full day of comedy, interviews, and performances from the volunteer-run organization. Visit the Rocket Dog Adoption Zoo to check out dogs of all ages in need of a loving home, play with these pups and maybe even take one home! The San Francisco LowRider Council will bring choice classic and modern cars to display on 19th Street and Bryant. Harken Chardonnay will have a special boardwalk installation featuring Live DJs from the Magnificent 7, a pop-up record shop by Amoeba, vintage VW photo booth by Das Bus, wine tasting, and so much more!

Admission to this event is free, but donations are suggested. The event is open to the public, and food and drink will be available for purchase. Headliner Experience VIP tickets are also available for $99, and will offer access to a private lounge, restrooms, free food and drinks, and private front-of-stage viewing area. Headliner Experience tickets can be purchased online HERE.
  
For more information on 20th Street Block Party, visit www.20thstreetblockparty.com and www.facebook.com/events/848108351994672.

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ABOUT NOISE POP:
Established in San Francisco in 1993, Noise Pop is one of the nation’s leading independent music promoters. Over the last 25 years Noise Pop’s namesake festival has provided exposure to some of the top emerging artists, many of which have gone on to widespread acclaim, including The White Stripes, Modest Mouse, Death Cab for Cutie, The Flaming Lips, The Shins, Fleet Foxes, Bright Eyes, and Yoko Ono. Noise Pop also co-produces the celebrated Treasure Island Music Festival. The outdoor festival, which celebrated its 10th Anniversary in October 2016, takes place in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. Hosting 18,000 attendees per day, Treasure Island has featured some of the best and brightest in the independent and dance community, including Outkast, Beck, Atoms for Peace, LCD Soundsystem, deadmau5, Public Enemy, and The National.

Noise Pop is also the year-round talent buyer for the venerable San Francisco venue the Swedish American Hall, which includes Cafe du Nord, as well as producer of the free celebration of musical and culinary delights, the 20th Street Block Party. Additionally Noise Pop partners with various organizations, venues and institutions to produce events throughout the year including the SFMOMA, California Sunday Magazine and California Academy of Sciences. Visit noisepop.com for more information.



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