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Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit, Girl Talk and Beirut To Headline This Year’s Musicfest NW in Portland

May 30, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Willamette Week is thrilled to announce the lineup for MusicfestNW 2012, now in its 12th year of showcasing the finest in national and regional music in one of the most compelling urban areas in the country.

MusicfestNW is once again returning to the historic Pioneer Courthouse Square—Portland’s civic living room—for three picturesque outdoor headlining performances at Levi’s Pioneer Stage headlined by shoegazing alternative rockers Silversun Pickups (Sunday, Sept. 9), mashup superstar Girl Talk (Saturday, Sept. 8), and the world …

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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Announce New Tour Dates, New “The Body” Video

July 8, 2011 drainu182 0

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart are excited to announce 19 new fall tour dates to continue the success of their second album Belong. Joining the band for the first half of their North American Tour is Big Troubles with Twin Sister taking over for the last half. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart will also be making a few festival stops during the tour including Lollapalooza on August 6th and Philadelphia’s POPPED! Festival on September 23rd, …

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The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart On Tour This Summer

June 24, 2011 drainu182 0

With the hot and sticky summer officially upon us, the only way to satisfy the longer hours of daylight are with the sounds of quintessential indie-pop. Currently overseas, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart will bring the much needed summer rock back to the states for a series of shows across the east. Kicking off the US dates on August 3rd in Pontiac, MI, the band will follow it up at Grant Park in Chicago, IL for a set …

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The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant Lead 4th Annual Popped! Music Festival

June 20, 2011 drainu182 0

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

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The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Announce New Tour Dates

May 3, 2011 drainu182 1

Just as The Pains of Being Pure at Heart are wrapping up their headline tour in support of their album Belong, the band has just announced their initial set of tour dates with Craft Spells. If you can, check them out tonight in Boston or tomorrow in New York City. If you don’t, you might have to wait till August to see them. Check out the dates below:

05/03 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club *
05/06 New York, …

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Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Announced

April 26, 2011 drainu182 0

If you happen to be an insomniac like us, you probably caught this already. If you slept (you lucky bastards), here’s the full 2011 Lollapalooza lineup. As always, lineup is subject to change because of denied visas, band breakups, etc. You can pick up your tickets at www.lollapalooza.com. Will it sell out? We don’t think so but who thought Coachella would sell out in one weekend?

Check out the lineup inside.