Noise Pop 2010 Takes Over San Francisco In Two Weeks

Noise Pop 2010 Takes Over San Francisco In Two Weeks
Final Additions Thao, Har Mar Superstar, + More
Free Happy Hour Shows!
Giant Pre-Party at the California Academy of Science The Art Of Noise

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Just announced additions to the already stellar Noise Pop 2010 lineup include Har Mar Superstar making a special appearance at the Diesel/ Live 105 Happy Hour at Benders on February 23rd, Thao Nguyen will join Mirah on stage at the Swedish American Hall for a first ever collaborative performance, Citay joins Scout Niblett at Cafe du Nord and a second screening of Blood into Wine has been added by popular demand.

These artists join Noise Pop’s already impressive list that includes Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Magnetic Fields, YOKO ONO AND PLASTIC ONO BAND (with Cornelius, Yuka Honda, Sean Lennon), The Ghost of a Saber Toothed Tiger (Sean Lennon, Charlotte Kemp Muhl with Cornelius), The Dodos & Magik Magik Orchestra collaborative performance, !!!, Harlem, John Vanderslice, We Were Promised Jetpacks and many more. Along with it’s music, film, Industry Noise and Pop N’ Shop, Noise Pop Festival is hosting a laundry list of other exciting (and many free!) events throughout San Francisco. There is pre-party, happy hours, and art shows. Noise Pop truly does take over San Francisco the last week of February. Here are just some of the exciting events being offered –


Noise Pop is taking over the California Academy of Science on Thursday February 18th at 6pm



From Tuesday through Saturday, Noise Pop is teaming up with sponsor Fernet Branca and a different host every night to deliver great music and cheap drinks at Benders Bar. All shows are FREE

– 2.23 Diesel and Live 105 present Har Mar Superstar (must Buy a Badge or RSVP to attend – all information at

– 2,25 SomaFM presents Love is Chemicals/ The Ian Fays / Mist Mast

– 2.25 ASCAP presents (Bands TBA)

– – 2. 26 The Bay Bridged presents Hunx and His Punx / Spencey Dude and the Doodles/ Weekend

– 2.27 BrooklynVegan presents The Odawas, That Ghost, The Baths


Noise Pop is also behind two great art events…

Noise Pop and Hotel Biron Present: OUTSIDE THE CROWD

FEBRUARY 4 – MARCH 3, 2010

HOTEL BIRON, 45 Rose Street

This group show of rock photography offers a glimpse into those intimate moments in which we feel a personal and almost spiritual connection with the musicians who bare their souls for us. These images aim to illustrate the musicians’ artistry and individual personalities through a single still photograph, and share the intimacy of artistic creation with the public.

FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHERS: Andrew Paynter, Ashod Simonian, Charlie Homo, Debra Zeller, Heather Bernard, Jeanne Ellenby, Jerome Brunet, Josh Withers, Paige Parsons, Peter Ellenby


THE ART OF NOISE: Art Inspired by Music

FEBRUARY 19-28, 2010

PROJECT ONE GALLERY, 2525 Rhode Island Street


With DJ Duserock and live art installation “Drums and Roses” by Ted Riederer with Danny Luehring of Tiny Television

The Art of Noise 2010 celebrates artists who are inspired to create work that traverses the two timeless muses of Art and Music: Lionel Deluy captures contemporary music creators in-camera and morphs them to new artistic highs, Jillian Kogan incorporates elements associated with music (CDs, drugs, lyrics) into institutional declarations of patriotism, Russell Young’s lauded Pig Portraits transform iconic mugshots of musicians into silk-screened symbols of status, award-winning photographer Scott McDermott shares a selection from his Mandela Day series, each image gently pursuing meaning from the eyes and hands of renowned musicians, while Ted Riederer transforms musical performances into permanent pieces of art.

Also, as a part of the Art of Noise show, Noise Pop is throwing two free Soirees . Filter Magazine will host on Thursday the 25th and Terrobird Promotions and XLR8R will be co-hosting Friday night (with music by Shlomo, Ghosts on Tape and Lazy Brow)

Noise Pop Festival Badges are onsale NOW for $150. A limited number of badges include access to the Magnetic Fields show at the Fox Theater on Saturday February 27th. Tickets to individual shows are also onsale NOW.

All tickets and badges are available through

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