First City Festival

Beck & The National to Headline First City Festival in Monterey, CA

FIRST CITY FESTIVAL--the boutique music and arts festival featuring a thoughtfully curated, eclectic mix of artists performing on three intimate stages in a beautiful coastal setting--has announced the day-by-day line-ups for the two-day festival happening Saturday, August 23 and Sunday, August 24 at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center. BECK, THE NATIONAL, THE NAKED AND FAMOUS, PHANTOGRAM, BEST COAST, DAWES, CULTS, COCOROSIE, LAKE STREET DIVE a

First City Festival 2013 | Review & Photos

Monterey’s inaugural First City Festival came and went this weekend in a flurry of sunshine, carnival rides, and nonstop music (accompanied by some seriously impressive light shows). With a solid lineup of newer and established indie bands and a prime location between Los Angeles and San Francisco, chances are this won’t be the last year for First City.

Five Non-Headlining Acts Worth Your Time at First City Festival

First City Festival is taking place this weekend in Monterey with the well-known likes of Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, Neko Case, and MGMT heading an impressive inaugural lineup. Don’t let yourself get completely caught up in the big names though—you might miss something incredible.

First City Festival 2013 | Preview

Forty-six years ago, Jimi Hendrix took the stage at the Monterey Pop Festival and set his guitar on fire, ushering in a new definition of rock and roll.