The Shins, Pretty Lights Lead POPPED! Music FestivalAugust 23, 2011
The POPPED! Music Festival is back with a vengeance this fall in Philadelphia, PA. To take place Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, this is the first year the festival will be held outside on the lush grounds of FDR Park. The confirmed local and international artists to perform include: The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant, and Girl Talk, as well as Panda Bear, Elbow, The Hold Steady, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Company of Thieves, Foster The People, Rakim, Cults, Kreayshawn, Black Thought & J.Period Mixtape, Charles Bradley, Titus Andronicus, The Vaccines, The Budos Band, Patty Crash, Mates of State, Zee Avi, Black Landlord, and more!
In just its fourth year, POPPED! Music Festival 2011 is bringing something new and exciting that Philadelphia has never had before - a 2-day outdoor destination festival showcasing intriguing and diverse artists on three stages of live music, DJ’s, and stand-up comedy. Produced by Electric Factory in conjunction with Alexis Rosenzweig of POPPED! Festival, Inc., POPPED! Music Festival is a testament to showcasing Philadelphia as a prime destination for live music.
In addition, the festival wouldn't be complete without recognizing Philadelphia's definitive stake as one of the country's most impressive culinary destinations and home to celebrity chefs and notable restaurants. POPPED! Music Festival will feature a unique Food Bazaar curated by celebrated Philadelphia chefs, CityPaper's Mealticket & Philly Homegrown, along with local and sustainable food options from the area's restaurants, gourmet food trucks, and markets. POPPED! Music Festival also aims to bring awareness to Philadelphia’s green efforts through recycling programs, local fair, partnerships with local businesses, and strongly encouraging the use of public transportation.
More about Popped….
THE SHINS • CAGE THE ELEPHANT •
PANDA BEAR • ELBOW •
THE HOLD STEADY •
THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART
DALE EARNHARDT JR. JR.
COMPANY OF THIEVES • & MORE!
PRETTY LIGHTS • GIRL TALK •
FOSTER THE PEOPLE • RAKIM • CULTS • KREAYSHAWN •
BLACK THOUGHT & J. PERIOD MIXTAPE •
CHARLES BRADLEY • TITUS ANDRONICUS • THE VACCINES •
THE BUDOS BAND • PATTY CRASH
MATES OF STATE • ZEE AVI • BLACK LANDLORD • & MORE!
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