December 29, 2009
News: Noise Pop now accepting applications from bands, badges on sale
San Francisco’s Noise Pop Festival, Feb. 23 through March 1, 2010, is now accepting submissions from artists who want to play. You can apply through Sonicbids. At least one band will be selected and receive $500 for performing.
The mini-conference at the fest, Industry Noise, will return this year on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Swedish American Hall. The event will discuss independent music, technology and the changing industry. Attendees can meet industry pros, listen to influential speakers, advance their artistic and business ventures and learn more about current possibilities and opportunities. In addition to panels and speakers, there are small discussion groups and individual mentoring. Industry Noise Badges are on sale now for $65 or $50 along with the purchase of a full festival badge.
Festival badges are now on sale for $150. A limited number of badges include access to the Magnetic Fields show at the Fox Theater on Saturday, Feb. 27, or the Herbst Theater on Monday, March 1. Individual shows are also on sale now. Venues include Bottom of the Hill, Bimbo's and the Great American Music Hall.