Local concert promoters Noise Pop have announced the lineup for the sixth annual 20th Street Block Party, the free outdoor festival held in the Mission District.
Held Aug. 18, this year's 20th Street Block Party features performances by Empress Of, Jeff Rosenstock, The Marias and other groups, with more to be announced in the near future.
Empress Of is the electro-synth-pop project of Latin American-singer songwriter Lorely Rodriguez, who's currently working on the follow-up to her critically acclaimed debut album Me; festival-goers should anticipate hearing new tracks.
The 2018 20th Block Street Party lineup also includes several local groups, such as San Francisco "all female rock and roll quartet" The She's, pop punkers The Total Bettys and FAN, the new solo project from Meric Long, the singer/guitarist of the Dodos.
The final act on the bill will be revealed in the coming weeks, as it will be determined by a contest Noise Pop is holding with DoTheBay. The winner will perform first on the festival's main stage.