The fest will start a day earlier than planned with The Flaming Lips at Bimbo’s March 27, followed by Feist at the same venue the next day. Other confirmed artists include The Dirtbombs, Rogue Wave, Kieran Hebden (a.k.a. Four Tet), The National, Thursday, Two Gallants, Jason Collett, We Are Scientists, and Xiu Xiu.

The many venues participating in the festival include The Independent, Slim’s, Rickshaw Stop, Great American Music Hall and Cafe Du Nord.

Noise Pop will run through April 2, with more acts to be announced soon.

Tickets can be bought for each concert individually, or fans can purchase a festival badge for $150 that includes admission to all of the week’s shows. Badges are on sale through