Noise Pop ’09 Announced






A.C. Newman, Goblin
Cock, Antony
& more among initial acts lined up.


By Blurt Staff



This news just slipped over the BLURT transom:





The 17th annual Noise Pop Festival will take place February
24 through March 1, 2009 at venues throughout San Francisco, CA.

Early artist confirmations include New Pornographers front man A.C. Newman, No
Age, Pinback side project Goblin Cock, Dear And The Headlights, the Bay Area
debut of Clues and a very special performance by Antony and the Johnsons at
Davies Symphony Hall.  More confirmations will be announced very shortly.



The Noise Pop Film Festival continues its mission of
focusing on films that embrace and reflect independent music and culture. Early
announcements include “Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison” examining the most
important day in the career of an American icon, and “Agile Mobile Hostile: A
Year with Andre Williams,” which follows the charismatic hit songwriter (he has
recorded with Berry Gordy, Ike Turner, Stevie Wonder and Jon Spencer to name a
few) and his struggle with his creative vision and his addictions. Many Noise
Pop Film Festival screenings will include Q&A discussions with the

Noise Pop has announced that returns as a presenting sponsor of the 2009 Festival showcasing emerging
artists. Wolfgang’s Vault is the home for the past, present and future of live
music including The Bill Graham Archives, Daytrotter Sessions, King Biscuit,
selections from Noise Pop 2007 and 2008 and more, all available for free
streaming online and by iphone. In addition to the Concert Vault music of
Wolfgang’s Vault, the site also offers concert posters, rock photography,
vintage t-shirts and retro t-shirts, rock gear and concert related memorabilia.
Wolfgang’s Vault will offer exclusive Noise Pop 2009 concerts as free streams
and free downloads of the bands destined to become household names.

Noise Pop Festival badges, which provide entry to all Noise Pop Festival events
will be available to purchase starting at 10:00 AM on December 10, 2008.
Festival badges are exclusively available from a dedicated Noise Pop 2009
Festival website (
launching on December 3, 2008. Noise Pop Festival news updates will also be
featured on



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