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Thursday, May 15, 2008


The 2008 NYC Popfest will be held Thursday June 12th through Sunday June 15th at various venues around Manhattan and Brooklyn. Every night a different venue - Cake Shop, Piano's, Music Hall of Williamsburg, and Union Pool - will host a night of indie-pop bands from around the world. Opening night kicks off with one of my favorite bands, Sweden's Love is All, headlining at Cake Shop. Other highlights of the line-up include Tullycraft, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Ladybug Transistor, and The Silent League.

After parties are also scheduled at Don Hill's and Galapagos.

Full line-up with venues:

Thursday June12th 8PM Cakeshop
Love Is All, Alsace Lorraine, Oh! Custer, In Interview, The Foxgloves

Friday June 13th 6PM Pianos
Tullycraft, The Besties, Pants Yell!, From Bubblegum to Sky

Friday June 13th 11PM Don Hill’s
(Special Popfest edition of Mondo)
Cats on Fire, Friday Bridge

Saturday June 14th 6 PM Music Hall of Williamsburg
The Ladybug Transistor, The Orchids, My Teenage Stride, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Mahogany

Saturday June 14th 11PM Galapagos
Mono Taxi, Cannonball Jane

Sunday June 15th 2PM Union Pool
(Popfest Recovery BBQ & Farewell Show)
The Cannanes, The Frank & Walters, The Hermit Crabs, The Silent League, One Happy Island, Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies, Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele

1 comment:

patty said...

That Tullycraft, Besties, Pants Yell, & From Bubblegum to Sky show is to die for! And I must catch The Orchids & My Teenage Stride as well. I am sooo excited for popfest!