PLAYLIST: NYC Popfest 2011

May 19. 2011 | By Kiri

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

NYC Popfest 2011 starts tonight with a special headlining appearance from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Scroll down for free mp3s from a bunch of the bands that are playing over the next four days, and fall in love with indie pop all over again.

Thursday 5/19

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Dream Diary, Sea Lions, Gold-Bears, Amida, Pet Milk @ Cake Shop

Friday 5/20

Go Sailor, Betty and the Werewolves, The Felt Tips, Caucus, Soda Shop @ Cameo Gallery

Rose Melberg, Ian & Emma of Pocketbooks @ Paul Smith Shop, Brooklyn (free daytime show)

Saturday 5/21

Days, Darren Hanlon, Summer Fiction, The Sunny Street, Chalk & Numbers, Cuffs @ Santos Party House

The Specific Heats, Tiny Fireflies, Smilelove, Geoffrey O’Connor, Balun @ Spike Hill (free daytime show)

Sunday 5/22

Fan Modine (CD release), The Motifs, Panda Riot, Procedure Club, Silver Swans, Persian Rugs, Kids on a Crime Spree, The Hairs @ The Rock Shop

Free mp3s:

Go Sailor – “Last Year”
Betty & the Werewolves –
The Felt Tips – “Garden of Roses”
Caucus – “Wandering Ones”
Soda Shop – “Farewell”
Days – “Downhill”
Darren Hanlon – “All These Things”
Summer Fiction – “Throw Your Arms Around Me”
The Sunny Street – “College”
Chalk & Numbers – “I Really Wanna Work This Out”
Cuffs – “Albert Kroft”
Fan Modine – “Through the Valley”
Silver Swans – “Secrets”

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