Noise Pop Announces 2007 Festival Line-Up

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Impose Automaton | January 29, 2007

NOISE POP ANNOUNCES 2007 FESTIVAL LINEUP

NOISE POP ANNOUNCES 2007 FESTIVAL LINEUP
CONCERT SCHEDULE + FILM PROGRAM

ALEXI MURDOCH | ANNUALS | AUTOLUX | BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT | CAKE | CLINIC | COMEDIANS OF COMEDY | THE DANDY WARHOLS | THE DONNAS | THE DWARVES | FRENCH KICKS | GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY | HELLA | JOLIE HOLLAND | JOSH RITTER | JOHN VANDERSLICE | LANGHORNE SLIM | LYRICS BORN | MATT & KIM | MIDLAKE | THE PONYS | RICHARD SWIFT | ROKY ERICKSON AND THE EXPLOSIVES | SEBADOH | SPINTO BAND | STATE RADIO | TED LEO AND THE PHARMACISTS | TRAINWRECK RIDERS | VIC CHESNUTT
the actual | alela diane |the aquaduct | audrye sessions | dj aaron axelson | the bent mustache| the bird and the bee | black fiction| the botticellis | boyskout | brian posehn | built for the sea | carl blau | the changes| the coup | damien jurado | david dondero | death of a party | dios malos | earlimart | elephone| erase errata| ester drang | georgie james | glass ship builder | the gray kid | the gris gris | honeycut| howlin rain | karl blau | lemon sun| lifesavas | love of diagrams| macromantics | magic bullets | malajube|maria bamford | mariee sioux | the mattson 2 | minipop |
money mark| the morning benders | the mumlers | the new amsterdams | the new trust | no age | the old fashioned way | the oohlas | oranges | pony come lately | poor bailey| pop levi | ray barbee | ryan auffenberg| scissors for lefty | scrabbel | sea wolf | simon dawes| snowden | so many dynamos | st. vincent | streets to nowhere | the submarines| tartufi | thao | the watson twins | the white barons| will sheff (okkervil river) | willy mason| women and children| wooden shjip | zach rogue

This year's 15th anniversary is poised to be the coolest yet, hands down. True to its spirit of championing independent music, art ,and culture to a wider audience, Noise Pop will kick off on Tuesday February 27 with a FREE Opening Night Event that has an amazing line-up of art & entertainment (details to be announced next week). The festival will then shift into high gear for the remainder of the week with a line up that includes such once-in-a-life-time moments as SEBADOH performing with their original band members, ROKY ERICKSON of 13 Floor Elevators' playing his first Bay Area show in 25 years, and CAKE doing a special intimate performance for badge holders and friends on the closing night of the festival. Noise Pop alums THE DONNAS also return for a special show at The Bottom Of The Hill for
first time since 1998.

Other highlights include highly anticipated shows by JOLIE HOLLAND, AUTOLUX, THE DANDY WARHOLS, CLINIC, TED LEO AND THE PHARMACISTS, THE DONNAS, THE PONYS, MATT & KIM, GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY and ANNUALS. And keeping with another festival tradition, Noise Pop always recognizes the best up-and-coming bands from San Francisco. This year's local stars include STREET TO NOWHERE, TRAINWRECK RIDERS, MINI POP, and AUDRYE SESSIONS.

NOISE POP 2007: FEB 27 – MAR 4, 2007

NOISE POP BADGES
Badges grant industry and fans access to ALL Noise Pop 2007 shows and events including the Noise Pop Opening Night Event, after-parties, the Noise Pop Film Festival and The Noise Pop Expo. TO PURCHASE NOISE POP BADGES, visit: http://www.noisepop.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=118

THE NOISE POP FILM FESTIVAL

It's a banner year for the Noise Pop Film Festival, bringing a whopping 10 events to 5 venues with faraway films from New Zealand, Nashville and New York to music videos shot in 10 hours in San Francisco. As always, never-before-seen world premiere films with an undeniably DIY rock 'n' rollappeal will be screened.

This year's program of great films includes:

WHO IS HARRY NILSSON (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' At Him?) (USA)
Starring Harry Nilsson, one of the best songwriters of his time, according to peers like Brian Wilson and Randy Newman. Writer/Director John Scheinfeld present at screening.

YOU’RE GONNA MISS ME (A Documentary About Roky Erickson, USA)
Award-winning documentary by Keven McAlester who says, “I started out thinking I was making One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. But I ended up with something more like “Being There.” Director Keven McAlester and RokyErickson present at screening.

Noise Pop and FREEDM, in conjunction with McSweeney's and Wholphin Present:
A NIGHT OF INSTANT CALM
A soothing evening of of short films, readings, and foofaraw! Hilarious readings from a few of McSweeney's best –Evany Thomas, Sal Plascencia, Eric Ruderman, Gary Hoffman and Wells Tower and short films from the DVD Magazine WHOLPHIN.

SONIC YOUTH: SLEEPING NIGHTS AWAKE (USA, world premiere)
Seven teen students from the Reno area grab digital video cameras and capture a searing Sonic Youth performance onstage and backstage in glorious black and white.

David Kilgour Documentary: FAR OFF TOWN: FROM DUNEDIN TO NASHVILLE (New
Zealand, West Coast Premiere)
West Coast premiere of Bridget Sutherland's documentary featuring the legendary musician David Kilgour in Nashville, recording with the alt-country band Lambchop.

924 GILMAN STREET (World Premiere)
Scrappy East Bay documentary captures the collective sweat condensing on the walls of 924 Gilman, the legendary Berkeley, California punk rock club.

DOWNTOWN LOCALS (USA)
Six different buskers stake out the New York City subway system as their
stage.

CINEMASPORTS @ The Noise Pop Film Festival (Bay Area)
The Noise Pop Film Festival and Cinemasports.com present a one-day music video competition open to local musicians, filmmakers, and actors.

DANGEROUS HIGHWAY (USA)
Eddie Hinton's cadre of fans know what the world is about to find out; Eddie Hinton may be the greatest unknown musician you've never heard.

For more information on Noise Pop Films, visit: http://www.noisepop.com/2007/film.php

 
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