2/21/2019

NOISE POP FESTIVAL 2019 ANNOUNCES FULL MUSIC LINEUP WITH NEW ADDITIONS INCLUDING A DIVERSE ARRAY OF 50+ BAY AREA ARTISTS #NoisePop2019.


NOISE POP FESTIVAL 2019 ANNOUNCES FULL MUSIC LINEUP
WITH NEW ADDITIONS INCLUDING A DIVERSE ARRAY OF 50+ BAY AREA ARTISTS

FESTIVAL BADGES & TICKETS TO NEW INDIVIDUAL SHOWS ARE ON SALE NOW

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 24, 2019)Noise Pop Festival, San Francisco Bay Area’s premiere indie music and arts festival, is announcing today the final round of music acts including the full list of stellar Bay Area artists representing the diverse sounds of independent music confirmed for the 27th annual weeklong fest taking place February 25 – March 3, 2019. Festival badges are on sale now at www.noisepopfest.com, in addition to tickets for all individual shows including for each of the newly announced performers.

Noise Pop Festival is poised to offer attendees a unique opportunity for true music exploration and creativity with a highly curated selection of musical talent that showcases the heart and soul of the event that celebrates and champions independent culture and music with nationally recognized performers alongside a variety of exciting up-and-coming acts. The previously announced 2019 artists include Beirut, Yuna, Bob Mould, Princess Nokia, Petit Biscuit, Teenage Fanclub, Nosaj Thing, Albert Hammond Jr, Jason Lytle, Saul Williams, Baths, Tourist, and many more.

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Among today’s new lineup additions is Bay Area native and local skateboarding legend Tommy Guerrero, who will perform songs from his album Road to Knowhere, a collection of alternative jazz and afro-beat-inspired songs, at The New Parish in Oakland on February 28th. Miserable, the shoegaze-pop project of King Woman’s Kristina Esfandiari, is also on tap for the fest, marking her first show since the release of her EP Loverboy last October. Locals Pllush will play support following the release of their 2018 debut album. San Jose extremo punk band awakebutstillinbed, who released their debut album, Tiny Engines, last year to critical acclaim, will take the stage at Three Parkside on March 1st during Noise Pop.

Ben Morrison, vocalist and guitarist of The Brothers Comatose, is set to release his debut solo EP on March 1st and will headline Bottom of the Hill the very next night, which will also be his first headlining show with a full band. Oakland-based electro-folk artist Spellling, who will release her second full-length Mazy Fly on February 22nd, is set to open for label-mates Marissa Nadler and Hilary Woods on March 2nd at Cafe du Nord. Musician and artist Lonnie Holley, whose album MITH on Jagjaguwar saw critical acclaim in 2018, will be performing in a trio during Noise Pop.

Additional Bay Area talent also on tap for the festival includes Andrew St. James, Sugar Candy Mountain, Spiritual Cramp, Super Unison, Boy Scouts, Rose Droll, The Total Bettys, DJ Aaron Axelsen, SUMif and more. These artists join performers like DJ/producer Jacques Greene; London-based DJ Boring, who first made waves through the underground house music scene with the release of his single “Winona”; Gouge Away; bedroom pop artist Ginger Root, who describes his sound as “Aggressive Elevator Soul”; dark electronic duo HIDE; Superet; and MAITA. In total, over 130 acts from across the globe are expected to perform, with the full schedule available at www.noisepopfest.com.


Noise Pop Festival takes some of the best venues across the SF Bay Area and collectively turns them into an attendee’s personal festival grounds with show locations ranging from Fox Theater to Bottom of the Hill. The week will include countless concerts, film screenings, art shows and happy hours throughout San Francisco, Oakland and across the East Bay, offering festival-goers the opportunity to experience some of today’s top and emerging artists while also exploring some of the Bay Area’s most historic and beloved venues.

There are two options for attending the festival: buy a badge and get into every official Noise Pop Festival show and event OR pick and choose specific events by purchasing separate tickets to individual shows and events. Festival badges are available for purchase today for $199. All badges grant access to all GA (non-seated) music concerts, badge-only happy hours, NPHQ and special events, which are to be announced in the coming weeks. Badges are non-transferrable with age restrictions for some events, and badge-holders must arrive within 60 minutes after club door times to guarantee entrance. Badge-holders also will have access to all film screenings and film-related events throughout the weeklong festival and will have the option of a specialized waitlist-service for sold-out music shows in case they were unable to purchase tickets in time.

A very limited amount of “Super Fan” badges are available for purchase for $399, a price that will remain the same until they are sold out. An extremely limited number of “Super Fam (+1)” badges, which for the first time will allow any Super Fam badge holder the freedom to switch out their +1s, are also available for $850. Both “Super” badge-holders will experience VIP treatment at the festival, which includes guaranteed entry to all festival events (regardless of arrival time), a special merch package, complimentary drink tickets to select events, and a personal Noise Pop concierge available for assistance throughout the weeklong festival. For any badge-related questions, interested patrons should contact Noise Pop directly at badge@noisepop.com.

Bay Area-based artist Kristin Farr is creating the official artwork for this year’s festival. For more on Farr’s art, visit www.kristinfarr.com.

Stay tuned for additional festival announcements to come. Visit www.noisepopfest.com for badges and tickets and more information on the 2019 festival. Follow Noise Pop Festival on Facebook at www.facebook.com/noisepop.com, as well as on Instagram, and Twitter, at @noisepop for updates and special promotions. The official hashtag for the festival is #NoisePop2019.

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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 www.noisepopfest.com for more information.



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