Popped! Philadelphia Music Festival

Dearest fellow Philadelphians,

I’m pretty sure every other city is totally jealous of us this weekend. We’ve got the Popped! Philadelphia Music Fest — 3 days/nights of amazing music right in the heart of the city.

The party gets started Friday night at the Troc with a special performance by the legendary Slick Rick as well as sets by Steven Bloodbath and White T’s & White Belt’s spinning. You’ve gotta be 18 or older and doors are at 8PM.

Luckily, the main events are all ages. Saturday the show takes place at Drexel (33rd & Market). Doors are are 12PM and the show kicks off at 1PM with England’s hottest new commodity The Ting Tings. Sunday, the jams move a couple blocks to the famous and fabulous World Café Live (33rd & Walnut), both upstairs and down. This show is also all ages, but gets a little bit of a later start with doors at 3PM and music starting at 4PM.

Saturday Line-Up:
1:00 The Ting Tings
1:50 Hoots & Hellmouth
2:40 Mr. Lif
3:30 Dan Deacon
4:10 Gogol Bordello
5:40 Crystal Castles
6:45 Mates of State
8:00 Vampire Weekend

Sunday Line-Up (upstairs):
4:00 Cheers Elephant
5:00 The Vandelles
6:00 The Swimmers
7:00 Takka Takka
8:00 Sam Champion
9:00 Project Jenny/Project Jan

Sunday Line-Up (downstairs):
5:15 Gildon Works
6:15 PWRFL Power
7:15 Tickley Feather
8:15 O’Death
9:45 The Capitol Years
10:15 Daniel Johnston

You’d better believe we’re not missing it!
Myself (Jessica) and Dese’Rae will be there scribbling in notebooks, snapping photos and enjoying a weekend of awesome tunes. (If you happened to check out out MySpace pages to catch a glimpse of what we look like and wanna say hi if you see us, we totally encourage that kind of thing! 🙂

Popped! Philadelphia: website | myspace | buy tickets

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One Response

  1. I’ll be there all day Saturday and possibly early on Sunday before I have to head over to the M Room for BOS night.
    See you there !
    -tom

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