8bitpeoples and The Tank have announced that Blip Festival, the premier chiptune concert series featuring renown micromusic performers and visual artists from around the world , will return to New York City for its fifth year, running from May 19 to 21 at Manhattan's art and technology center Eyebeam.

This year's lineup includes big names like Anamanaguchi, Bit Shifter, cTrix, Henry Homesweet, Nullsleep, and many other artists not yet announced -- you can see all the musicians revealed fo far on Blip Festival 2011's official site.

In addition to the nighttime performances, Blip Festival will host an "array of daytime workshops, lectures, and demonstrations that illustrate the openness and encouragement that are hallmarks of the chip community." 

You can purchase three-day passes for the event right now. Single-night tickets will go on sale starting April 19.