Carly Rae Jepsen gives love to the Warfield

Noise Pop 2016

Carly Rae Jepsen’s set at the Warfield on Saturday was akin to ‘80s night at a karaoke bar — with none of the cheesy retro schmaltz and all of the sentimental, plainspoken devotion. The Canadian pop talent doesn’t carry herself with Beyonce’s decadent bombast or Katy Perry’s outlandish drama-kid theatrics.
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5 acts to check out at Noise Pop 2016

Now in its 24th year, beloved arts and culture festival Noise Pop is no longer just a Bay Area establishment — it’s a career-defining celebration. Catapulting indie royalty like Death Cab for Cutie and Best Coast into prominence and showcasing the broadest array of acts this side of SXSW, Noise
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Tunesday: Totally not the ’80s

Just like Marty McFly in “Back to the Future Part II,” these current pop, rock and dance hits sound like they’ve traveled from 1989. Whether you’re an ’80s baby or a lover of throwback-ish tunes, these modern-day, ’80s-esque synth-pop masterpieces were made for the time traveler in us all. “Rollercoaster”
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