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    Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:12:09

    POPPED! Music Festival Reveals Comedy Lineup - The lineup was curated by Seth Herzog

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    POPPED! Music Festival has revealed it's two-day comedy line-up curated by acclaimed comedian Seth Herzog. Seth will kick off Saturday with his own hysterical set and along with the likes of comedians Craig Baldo, Greg Barris, Chip Chantry and many more.

    The POPPED! Festival takes place this weekend in Philly.

    On Friday POPPED!'s Tennis Stage will light up with comedy performances by Philly's Alex Grubard and John McKeever, America's Got Talent semi-finalist Doggie Horner, and Kurt Braunohler, co-host of the cult NYC variety show Hot Tub. For Saturday, Herzog, who you may recognize from his skits on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and Chappelle's Show, as well a guest turn on 30 Rock, will set the comedic tone. Other sure-to-be-hilarious performances on Saturday include UK comedian Greg Barris, renowned comedian Craig Baldo and local act Chip Chantry.

    In other POPPED! News,?uestlove and ?uest Loves Food is partnering with Philly Homegrown® to debut the succulent "The ? Drumstick" at POPPED! Music Festival's VIP Food Bazaar. POPPED! festival goers will be some of the first in the world to saver the delicious "The ? Drumstick" - locally sourced from Lancaster County farms and bursting with Creole flavoring. The fitting partnership ties in with Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation's (GPTMC) Philly Homegrown® initiative, promoting the people, places and flavors within Philadelphia's 100-mile food shed. The proceeds from "The ? Drumstick will benefit The Food Trust, a Philadelphia nonprofit that conducts nutrition education classes for inner-city children, and helps to develop and provide stable sources of affordable, healthy foods.

    The POPPED! Music Festival is a two-day outdoor destination festival on the lush grounds of FDR Park showcasing intriguing and diverse artists on three stages of live music, DJ's, and stand-up comedy. Produced by Electric Factory, in conjunction with Alexis Rosenzweig of POPPED! Festival, Inc., POPPED! Music Festival is a testament to showcasing Philadelphia as a prime destination for live music, showcasing performances this year by The Shins, Pretty Lights, Girl Talk and more.

    About POPPED! Food Bazaar: POPPED! Food Bazaar, curated by Corey Fair Chef and Blogger of The Modern Farm Table Alexis Rosenzweig of POPPED! Festival, Inc., Philly Homegrown, The Food Trust, and Drew Lazor of Meal Ticket, is a community food celebration highlighting an eclectic range of Philadelphia's best food destinations. Featuring everything from gelato, tacos, to brick oven pizza from a truck, the POPPED! Food Bazaar showcases the tastiest food from Philadelphia's restaurants, gourmet food trucks, and markets. POPPED! Music Festival is committed to creating a sustainable festival environment, with participating vendors embracing local, fresh, and healthy food choices. Vegetarian and vegan options will not be overlooked, with delicious treats ranging from vegan cupcakes to crepes. In an effort to keep FDR Park looking beautiful and to set an example for future events in the City of Philadelphia, all vendors will serve their dishes in biodegradable containers.

    CONFIRMED LINE-UP IS AS FOLLOWS:

    Friday: Gates @ 2:30 PM
    Saturday: Gates @ 10:30 AM

    FRIDAY
    The Shins
    Cage the Elephant
    Panda Bear
    Elbow
    The Hold Steady
    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
    Alex Grubard
    John McKeever
    Doggie Horner
    Kurt Braunohler
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
    Company of Thieves
    Yuck
    Miniature Tigers
    The Joy Formidable
    Dead Confederate

    SATURDAY
    Pretty Lights
    Girl Talk
    Foster the People
    Rakim
    Cults
    Kreayshawn
    Seth Herzog
    Greg Barris
    Craig Baldo
    Chip Chantry
    Titus Andronicus
    DJ ?uestlove
    Nikki Jean
    Asap Rocky
    The Budos Band
    Mates of State
    Zee Avi
    Black Landlord
    Anamanaguchi

    Do you want to attend POPPED?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    09.19.11



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