New Orleans Indie Rock fest II

Mar 4, 2009 by

brookeNew Orleans’ second bi-annual indie rock festival, NOLA INDIE ROCK FEST II, continues to unite the indie rock community this March 5th, 6th, and 7th.

New Orleans, LA – Showcasing some of New Orleans’ premiere indie rock bands at some of New Orleans finest venues, NOLA INDIE ROCK FEST II will help to unite New Orleans’ indie rock community this March 5th, 6th, and 7th. Ten bands will perform at three venues over three nights to deliver a single display of the New Orleans indie rock community as it is today. Artists include The Zydepunks, The Happy Talk Band, Glasgow, Silent Cinema, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Caddywhompus, The Pharmacy, The Blue Party, The Peekers, and The Public. In addition to
showcasing New Orleans indie rock, the festival is also the release party for the collective’s second FREE sampler CD, ROBOTS ARE MEAN, which features two songs from eight of the artists performing at the festival. This is a FREE sampler for all festival attendees.

Tickets for the Fest are $6 for a day pass and $10 for a weekend pass.

NOLA INDIE ROCK FEST Schedule:

Day 1 | Thursday, 3/5/09 | Hi-Ho Lounge
Caddywhompus
The Pharmacy
The Blue Party

Day 2 | Friday, 3/6/09 | One Eyed Jacks
Silent Cinema
The Zydepunks
Big Rock Candy Mountain

Day 3 | Saturday, 3/7/09 | The Howlin Wolf
Glasgow
The Peekers
The Happy Talk Band
The Public

NOLA INDIE ROCK FEST II is produced by the New Orleans Indie Rock Collective, a group of music industry professionals dedicated to raising awareness of and building the infrastructure for the New Orleans indie rock scene. They produce semi-annual sampler CDs and festivals that feature some of the best local indie rock. Their website provides networking information to help artists grow and lists all the important information for fans to stay informed about the New Orleans Indie Rock scene. Their slogan says it all, “New Orleans Indie Rock Collective: For all your indie rock needs.”

Sponsors and collaborators include Firefly Vodka, Defend New Orleans, The Saint, Dirty Coast, Humid Beings, Maple Street Book Shop, Edenberg & Sons, and Static Television.

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