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

Article Contributed by SRO | Published on Friday, June 20, 2014

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 and BLIND PILOT comprise a bill of more than 30 artists performing on the same grounds where the pioneering Monterey Pop Festival took place in 1967.Tickets are on sale now at Single-day GA tickets are $79.75 with no additional fees and unlimited carnival rides. Two-day GA tickets are $159.50 and VIP passes are $289.50 are also available with no service fees and a “layaway” option. Additionally, hotel and shuttle packages are available for purchase. The festival is all ages and will run from 12pm until 11pm each day. FIRST CITY FESTIVAL boasts excellent sightlines across three stages, offering a unique experience for concert-goers. The full day-by-day music line-up for 2014 is as follows:SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 Line-upBECK – PHANTOGRAM – BEST COAST – COCOROSIE – BLIND PILOT – TOKYO POLICE CLUB – UNKOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA – MIDLAKE – HOW TO DRESS WELL – TANLINES – MINIATURE TIGERS – SPEEDY ORTIZ – THE STEPKIDS – MIMICKING BIRDS – MR LITTLE JEANS – THE LONELY WILD – DOE EYE – SURVIVAL GUIDE.SUNDAY, AUGUST 24 Line-upTHE NATIONAL – THE NAKED AND FAMOUS – DAWES – CULTS – FUTURE ISLANDS -- LAKE STREET DIVE – GEOGRAPHER – LIARS – DALE ERANHARDT JR. JR. -- SAN FERMIN – THE MEN – LO FANG – CONNAN MOCKASIN – MIDI MATILDA  -- SLEEPY SUN – QUILT – THE FAMILY CREST – COOL GHOULS.