New Pornographer’s Festival Announces Acts

Published: 2008-06-05
Indie rockers the New Pornographers are putting their name on a new music festival in their hometown of Vancouver, BC this summer. The New Pornographers Present the Stanley Park Singing Exhibition will take place at Stanley Park on August 31 – September 1. The line up was "lovingly hand picked by [The New Pornographers]" according to their official website and will consist of the following:

August 31
Neko Case
Destroyer
Andrew Bird
Deerhoof
The Evaporators

September 1
The New Pornographers
Stevie Jackson of Belle and Sebastian
The 1900s
Visqueen
+ Special Guest

The show will be raising money for a couple of worth causes – The ALS Society of Canada and health organization dedicated to the fight against ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or Lou-Gehrig's disease and The Urban Native Youth Association whose mandate is to help Native or indigenous youth in the urban setting.

The band will be selling exclusive merchandise including T-shirts, tote bags, autographed posters, and limited edition prints with all proceeds going towards these organizations. An advanced sale of these items will also be available on the band's website some time soon. For more information check out: http://www.myspace.com/stanleyparksings.


Writer: Michelle Garcia

   

 

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