Noise Pop Newsletter

The Noise Pop Expo

March 3-4, 2007 1-6pm each day
Official Expo headquarters: Swedish American Hall
(upstairs from Café du Nord) 2174 Market Street


Presenting two days of Indie Night School industry panel discussions, the Art of Noise Pop poster show, our annual Pop and Shop, as well as very special acoustic performances, the first ever Noise Pop Expo guarantees fun for everyone!



Featuring over 30 local indie designers selling affordable clothes, jewelry and accessories. Check the website for updates on who will be displaying there goods.

A.K.A. Design, Ach Ach Liebling, FluffyCo, Lindsay Designs, The Grant Building Designers, Mixt, Mama Cow, The Tenderloin Boys Choir, Tessa Poppy Design, Moongirl, A Label, Porkchop Rules, Pretty. Fun, Verivaine, Beebalalou, Ready Made Magazine, Micaela Greg, Nooworks, Dutch Duds

mzz T rzz, Melting Visions, E Squared Designs, Tinge, Brasilian Boutique, Kaatje Design, Denaya Brooke Designs, Dainty and Dirty, Dorklandia, pandora trunk, Anatomic Design Distribution, Youth Movement Records,



Meet some of our sponsors, find out about their cool products and get some SWAG!

Paul Frank, Zune, Scion, Zip Car, Ultimate Ears, ASCAP, Snocap, Jambase



The Noise Pop Expo will include the Noise Pop Poster Show - with original limited-run screen printed posters by local artists including curator Lil Tuffy, Justin Walsh, Noise Pop 15th Anniversary artist Jason Munn (The Small Stakes) and more from Noise Pop festivals past and present on display and on sale at reasonable prices.



Check out our favorite established and emerging artists playing stripped down, acoustic sets...

Scheduled to appear:

Roman Kuebler (Oranges Band), Jonah Matranga,
Matt Lutz (The Herms), Receptionist Movement,
Michael Zapruder, Dios Malos, and many more tba


INDIE NIGHT SCHOOL @ Noise Pop Expo 2007
Presented by ASCAP

Indie Night School returns to help independent musicians live a more successful life in music.



1:00 – 3:00pm

How to Get in Their iPods: Getting Heard in the 21st Century

Cathy Bauer, Co-Owner of Lookout! Records
David Rosenheim, CEO, JamBase, Inc.
Christopher Sabec, Burn Lounge
Kevin Crouse,


3:30 – 5:30pm

Behind the Scenes of the SF Music Industry: Talent Buyers, Managers, and Lawyers

Darius Zelkha, Tough Love Management (Josh Ritter)
Dan Kasin, Manager (Two Gallants)
Todd Gascon, Zent Law Group
Travis Hellyer, Mezzanine
Deb Zeller, Talent Buyer, Make Out Room
Toby Suckow, Talent Buyer, Bimbos 365
Allen Scott, Another Planet Entertainment


Sunday, March 4

1:00 – 3:00pm

The Life in Music: Conversations with Indie Greats

Mark Eitzel, John Vanderslice, & Zach Rogue, Thao Nguyen


3:30 – 5:30 pm

Getting Reviewed, Online and Off

Kimberly Chun, San Francisco Bay Guardian
Katherine Hoffert, Performer Magazine
John Swanson, Founder, Pacific Noise
Olivia Parriot, Wiretap Music
Heather Browne, I Am Fuel, You Are Friends


Keep Checking – more speakers to be added!  All speakers subject to change.

Panel moderated by Tom Sean - more info at