Posted in music | tour dates on May 14, 2008

NYC Popfest

The annual NYC Popfest will bring indie pop bands from around the world to six NYC venues from June 12th through the 15th. Each show will have its own tickets (some only at the door) (some in advance like the Ladybug Transistor one at MHOW), or you can buy a festival pass for just $60 which will get you into everything including Love is All at Cakeshop(!). Love is all are also playing Market Hotel. The Ladybug Transistor is also playing a Brooklyn library this month. Full Popfest lineup below....

Thursday June12th
8PM Cakeshop (21+)
Love Is All (Sweden)
Alsace Lorraine (NYC)
Oh! Custer (Sweden)
In Interview (NYC)
The Foxgloves (UK)

Friday June 13th
6PM Pianos (21+)
Tullycraft (WA)
The Besties (NYC)
Pants Yell! (MA)
From Bubblegum to Sky (NYC)

Friday June 13th
Special Popfest edition of Mondo
11PM Don Hill's (21+)
Cats on Fire (Finland)
Friday Bridge (Sweden)

Saturday June 14th (tickets)
6 PM Music Hall of Williamsburg (18+)
The Ladybug Transistor (NYC)
The Orchids (UK)
My Teenage Stride (NYC)
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart (NYC)
Mahogany (NYC)

Saturday June 14th
11PM Galapagos (21+)
Mono Taxi (UK)
Cannonball Jane (CT)
Immediately followed by
Popfest & Shirley Beans Present:
The 2008 NYC Indiepop Dance Party

with Celebrity DJs & Dancing 'til 4AM!

Sunday June 15th
2PM Union Pool (21+)
Popfest Recovery BBQ & Farewell Show
The Cannanes (Australia)
The Frank & Walters (Ireland)
The Hermit Crabs (UK)
The Silent League (NYC)
One Happy Island (MA)
Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies (PA)
Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele (MS)



Comments (17)

orchids + cannanes = the reason why this fest exists

Posted by J | May 14, 2008 9:13 AM

Anyone who hasn't heard Oh Custer! needs to hear them. I hope they can book a few more gigs this week, so people can hear this band. I'm recording their set on the 12th at Cake Shop to spread the word.

Posted by nyctaper | May 14, 2008 9:52 AM

enough with scandinavian bands already!

Posted by anon | May 14, 2008 10:13 AM

"enough with scandinavian bands already!"

What do you propose?

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 10:18 AM

the hermit crabs are amazing camera obscura pt II

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 10:21 AM

Cats on Fire!!?? Yes!!!

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 10:37 AM

i feel so twee all of a sudden!

the indie pop dance party is always fun - i try to go every year. more cute indie girls than you can shake a B&S vinyl at.

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 10:59 AM

why aren't there more shows at don hill's, ever?
that place rocks!

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 2:21 PM

the pants yell! myspace claims 18+ as the show age -- is this wronng?

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 4:19 PM

Man i'm glad i didn't just hitchhike all the way to new york from chicago to find out this is all 21+. le sigh besties and Tullycraft, one day I will dance to you ; ; Will someone sneak me in? Im straightedge anyway ; ; Think i can just tell them that at the door? (joke)

Posted by Madison | June 5, 2008 2:09 PM

uhhhh, hello? Frank and F'in Walters?

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2008 4:26 PM

Anybody go to the Saturday MHOW show? If so, how was it?

Posted by Anonymous | June 15, 2008 10:17 PM

Ladybug Transistor were great on Saturday.

Posted by the management | June 16, 2008 5:33 PM

Mahogany were outstanding as well!

Posted by Anonymous | June 17, 2008 7:25 AM

the bbq at union pool was lovely. met loads of nice people and the bands were great - even the onces i didn't know!

Posted by Anonymous | June 17, 2008 5:21 PM

What do I need to do to submit to your event?

Thanks and Happy Holidays,

Posted by Eric | December 17, 2008 5:37 PM

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