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.
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 2019 – FULL MUSIC LINEUP:
Nosaj Thing (DJ Set)
Albert Hammond Jr
Jason Lytle (of Grandaddy)
Joy Williams (of The Civil Wars)
Men I Trust
Fruit Bats (Solo) & Vetiver (Solo)
My Brightest Diamond
In The Valley Below
Ben Morrison (of The Brothers Comatose)
The Love Language
Anthony da Costa
Andrew St. James
Sugar Candy Mountain
The Total Bettys
DJ Aaron Axelsen
Madi Sipes & The Painted Blue
Sea of Bees
IDHAZ & Rose Cherami