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Noise Pop 2019: Celebrating Bay Area indie culture with great music & a whole lot more

Noise Pop 2019 - Caroline Rose

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Another epic edition of Noise Pop is now in the history books, and here are a few of our favorite moments from 2019.

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Uffie

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Noise Pop 2019: Here are the shows you can’t miss

Noise Pop 2019

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We break down the Bay Area festival’s 27th installment and tell you which performances you’ll want to catch.

Noise Pop 2018: A Bay Area indie culture celebration

Noise Pop 2018

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: The 26th edition of Noise Pop invades SF, Oakland and beyond this month to honor everything we love about the Bay Area.

Our favorite performances from 2017

Best live shows of 2017 - The xx, Miguel, Moderat & Coldplay - featured

The 2017 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2017 — the following are our favorite performances of the year.

Noise Pop delivers some good, wholesome fun at this year’s 20th Street Block Party

20th Street Block Party - Neon Indian

PHOTOS: From DIY flower crowns and kokedamas to live music and food trucks, the event was a great way to celebrate Bay Area art and culture.

Noise Pop 2017: Our top moments from the festival

Noise Pop 2017 - Temples

FESTIVAL REVIEW: The Bam Team frequented many Bay Area venues for Noise Pop’s 25th anniversary. Find out which were our favorite performances.

Noise Pop 2017: Celebrating 25 years of Bay Area indie culture

Noise Pop 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We have locked in our top picks for the Bay Area festival’s happy hours, art shows, films and concerts.

Noise Pop 2016: Relive the festival frame by frame

Noise Pop 2016 - Heartwatch

PHOTOS: Navigating through more than 100 acts across the Bay Area, we take a look back at this year’s best highlights.

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Metric

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Noise Pop 2016: Daily picks & flavors of the week

Noise Pop 2016

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: To get you ready for all the Noise Pop festivities throughout the Bay Area, we present our daily picks and flavors of the week.

Noise Pop 2016: Get ready with our Spotify playlist

Noise Pop 2016

Brush up on the first round of artists that have been announced for next year’s bill and don’t miss your opportunity to take part in the festivities.

Noise Pop 2015: Who made the ‘most’ of SF’s 12-day indie fest?

Caribou

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Noise Pop never fails to create some of the most memorable experiences in live entertainment throughout the Bay Area each year.

Seeing Holly Herndon perform is a multisensory labyrinth

Holly Herndon

SHOW REVIEW: Holly Herndon’s show can come across as more conceptual than actually enjoyable, but she finds a nice balance between electronic experimentation and accessibility.

Kindness makes world restart at Mezzanine

Kindness

SHOW REVIEW: It may not have been a sold-out show, but the band said this was the ideal crowd for its first time playing the Bay Area.

Les Sins get The New Parish grindin’

Les Sins

SHOW REVIEW: Once those who were committed settled into their dance space, The New Parish exploded into a funky house party that extended into the early a.m. hours.

Flight Facilities soar above expectations at The Regency Ballroom

Flight Facilities

SHOW REVIEW: The combo and impressive live collaboration of Touch Sensitive and Flight Facilities with special guest Owl Eyes undoubtedly made for a special night at Noise Pop 2015.

The New Pornographers don’t miss a beat in Neko Case’s absence at Fox Theater Oakland

The New Pornographers

SHOW REVIEW: Perhaps with The New Pornographers being one of the most acclaimed bands in this year’s Noise Pop lineup, fans of all ages came out to enjoy the show.

Dan Deacon could be the ideal Noise Pop artist

SHOW REVIEW: Dan Deacon takes all sorts of frequencies and cross sections of genre elements and whirls it all together into a crescendo of weird, atypical pop. And by weird, I mean the very good kind of weird.

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TV Girl, Le Sins, Mystery Skulls & Kindess

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