PopFest season is soon upon us!
The first of many PopFests happening this year is the NYC Popfest, taking place from May 19th to 22nd. Now it’s in 5th year, the lineup looks incredible with fantastic pop bands from the US along with bands from the UK, Sweden, Australia, Canada and Japan. And it’s not too late to find a last minute sale train or plane ticket and join me there! Full Festival passes and show tickets are still available.
There’s too many to name but really stoked to see the likes of Betty & the Werewolves (UK), Soda Shop (NYC), Dream Diary (NYC), the Felt Tips (UK), Silver Swans (SF) and Procedure Club (CT) and always a crowd favourite, Go Sailor (US). Also, just announced is the FREE all ages daytime show on Friday, May 20th at the Paul Smith Sale Shop in Brooklyn with Ian & Emma of Pocketbooks (UK) and Rose Melberg.
The NYC Popfest will take place all over the city (and isn’t it beautiful this time of year?) at various venues throughout the city including the Cameo Gallery, Spike Hill, Santos, the Rock Shop and the legendary Cake Shop. Oh man, the Cake Shop. Is this for real? You can have your cake and pop music too?!
I’ll be there with camera and notepad in hand, so if you can’t make it (are you sure?), check back at tig and I’ll recap all the amazingness.[video:http://vimeo.com/16747445] [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2A2XBrI_T0] [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCWMiCo9K1o]