Thursday, December 17, 2015

NOISE POP FESTIVAL ADDS METRIC, NEON INDIAN, LA SERA, JOHN MORELAND, JOYWAVE, AND SECOND KAMASI WASHINGTON SHOW TO 2016 MUSIC LINEUP


Badges & Individual Tickets on Sale Now

– February 19 to 28 in San Francisco, California –

The Noise Pop arts festival, is excited to announce additional performers to the 2016 music lineup. The 24th annual event is set to take place at a variety of venues throughout the San Francisco Bay area over ten days beginning on Friday, February 19 running through Sunday, February 28. Individual tickets to these newly announced performances go on sale this Friday, December 18 at noon PST, although General badges, Super Fan badges, and tickets to previously announced shows are available for purchase now at http://noisepop.com/2016/buy-badges/.

The expanded music lineup for the 2016 Noise Pop Festival will now include performances from beloved Canadian indie-rockers Metric, who released their sixth studio album, Pagans in Vegas, this year; critically-acclaimed electronic band Neon Indian, who also released a new recording in 2015, VEGA INTL. Night School; La Sera, led by bassist Katy Goodman (formerly of Vivian Girls); Oklahoma sing-songwriter John Moreland; and indie-rock sextet Joywave. Additionally, Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington has announced an additional late-night performance at the Independent on Thursday, February 25 due to overwhelming popularity.

The 2016 music lineup for Noise Pop Festival includes a wide variety of genres and performers—from folk and hip-hop to pop and jazz. All artists confirmed thus far are listed below, along with national and local performers previously announced, such as American Football, Drive Like Jehu, The Mountain Goats (two shows at the Noise Pop Festival HQ, the Swedish American Hall), Carly Rae Jepsen, Parquet Courts, Vince Staples, Bill Callahan, Kneedelus (Kneebody + Daedelus), Gardens & Villa, and more. The most current schedule is available at http://schedule.noisepop.com/, but stay tuned for additional acts to be announced in the weeks ahead.

NOISE POP FESTIVAL 2016 MUSIC LINEUP
Metric*
American Football
Drive Like Jehu
The Mountain Goats (two shows)
Carly Rae Jepsen
Neon Indian*
Parquet Courts
Vince Staples
Bill Callahan
Kamasi Washington (two shows)*
Gardens &; Villa
The Cave Singers
Ringo Deathstarr
Hamilton Leithauser and Paul Maroon
Escort
The Thermals
La Sera*
Mitski
Cayucas
Painted Palms
Kneedelus (Kneebody + Daedelus)
Film School 
Diane Coffee
The Soft White Sixties
Gems
Wild Ones
Beacon 
Astronauts, Etc.
Heartwatch
Palehound
John Moreland*
Natasha Kmeto
Joywave*
DJ Aaron Axelsen
*New acts added to the Noise Pop Festival 2016 lineup

General badges are on sale now for $175. Badges grant access to all general admission (non-seated) concerts and some very special events soon to be announced. Individual show tickets to all of the currently announced Festival performances are also now on sale, with the exception of these new artists just announced whose individual tickets will go on sale this Friday, December 18 at noon PST.

In addition, a limited number of Super Fan badges are available for $375. Super Fan badge holders can experience everything the regular badge has to offer, in addition to access to all films, an official Festival merchandise package, drink tickets to select events, rideshare coupons, guaranteed entry to any non-seated show, and a very special Noise Pop representative available for assistance during the Festival.

All badge options and individual tickets can be purchased at http://noisepop.com/2016/buy-badges/. Stay tuned for further lineup announcements and news regarding the 2016 Noise Pop Festival, including the film series lineup and much more.

Noise Pop Festival’s 2016 artwork was created by artist Kii Arens. 
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ABOUT NOISE POP FESTIVAL:
Established in San Francisco in 1993, Noise Pop is the leading independent music festival in the Bay Area. Over the last 24 years Noise Pop has provided exposure to some of the top emerging artists, many of whom 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. In 2006, Noise Pop began expanding the scope and presence of its established brand into year-round events (including the Treasure Island Music Festival) in the Bay Area and beyond that celebrate all forms of independent culture, music, film, art and merchandise to an ever expanding community. Visit www.noisepop.com for more information.

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