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    Apparently First City Festival is getting a second year two weeks after Outside lands; I would imagine that means the line-up will be coming out in the next 30 days. Any theories as to who will pop up there?

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    couple names from the bottom of the osl poster

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    I've always loved the lineup for FYF. I noticed that there was a lot of overlap between FYF and First City last year, being that they were the same weekend. Hoping for more of the same this year. Eventually, would love both festivals to join forces and pull a Reading and Leeds so I don't have to fly down to LA every year for FYF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StarzAbove View Post
    I've always loved the lineup for FYF. I noticed that there was a lot of overlap between FYF and First City last year, being that they were the same weekend. Hoping for more of the same this year. Eventually, would love both festivals to join forces and pull a Reading and Leeds so I don't have to fly down to LA every year for FYF.
    Is FYF happening this year? and if so do you know when?

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    Aparently it is the same weekend again, never mind.

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    Beck and The National headlining.

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    I'll be attending ��
    12/18 & 19- Dillon Francis, Fox Theater
    12/31- Chromeo, Fort Mason
    1/28- Knife Party, Mezzanine
    2/1- RL Grime, Catalyst
    2/7- London Grammar, Fox Theater
    2/13- Breakbot, Mezzanine
    2/14- Crush, Bill Graham
    3/20- OK GO, Catalyst
    4/16- Alt-J, Greek Theater
    3/25- Echosmith, Regency Ballroom
    5/19- U2, SAP Center
    5/20- Lana Del Ray, Shoreline
    8/17- Taylor Swift, Levi's Stadium
    9/16- Foo Fighters, Shoreline

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    I'll be there, if FYF doesn't blow this lineup out of the water. Since every other festival has sold out within a matter of days, I'm guessing I should buy presales for this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StarzAbove View Post
    I'll be there, if FYF doesn't blow this lineup out of the water. Since every other festival has sold out within a matter of days, I'm guessing I should buy presales for this.
    this is a decent line-up, but I'm pretty sure the FYF Fest line-up will be much better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StarzAbove View Post
    I'll be there, if FYF doesn't blow this lineup out of the water. Since every other festival has sold out within a matter of days, I'm guessing I should buy presales for this.
    First City is not going to sell out quickly, if at all.

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    Miniature Tigers and Midlake are two bands I've wanted at Coachella for years.

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    What do we think the chances are Beck lines up an actual Bay Area show after tix sell for this fest?
    12/31 NYE w/ Chromeo @ Fort Mason
    02/07 London Grammar @ the Fox Theatre
    02/13 Breakbot @ The Mezzanine (?)
    03/02 Caribou @ The Fillmore (?)

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    As a Monterey resident all I have to say is: meh. Looks like I will be travelling for FYF despite this festival being in my backyard.

    I just hope that FYF does not book the National. I never understood the allure of that band. Alligator was a good album but that was such as long time ago.

    BTW, this fest did not sell out last year. If it did, it was only because they unloaded lots of tickets on Groupon/SocialLiving.

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    You must of missed the national selling two nights out at the greek. They have quite a broad appeal.
    you are soooooooo good lookin

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    Unfortunately, FYF just blew this lineup out of the water. Sorry First City, maybe next year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StarzAbove View Post
    Unfortunately, FYF just blew this lineup out of the water. Sorry First City, maybe next year.
    I agree, and I live in Monterey.

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    I'm surprised that there is absolutely zero overlap between the 2. I also really wish First City wasn't on the same weekend, as my friend has a house within walking distance of this festival that I could stay at.

    12/16: A Winged Victory for the Sullen @ The Independent
    12/17: Sleepy Sun @ Brick and Mortar
    12/31: Derek Plaslaiko, Dave Aju @ f8
    1/8: Tamaryn @ The Chapel
    1/28: Beacon @ The Rickshaw Stop
    1/29: Ty Segall, Wand, Cold Beat @ GAMH
    2/7: Robag Whrume, Daniel Bell, Sassmouth, The Black Madonna @ Public Works
    2/14: Sparks @ Ace Theater Hollywood

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    Future Islands, Liars, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Tanlines, and Connan Mockasin added. There's your FYF overlap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quaggo View Post
    Future Islands, Liars, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Tanlines, and Connan Mockasin added. There's your FYF overlap.
    Wait, Liars and Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr at FYF?

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    No. The other three are though

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    Damn. Liars is a great addition.

    12/16: A Winged Victory for the Sullen @ The Independent
    12/17: Sleepy Sun @ Brick and Mortar
    12/31: Derek Plaslaiko, Dave Aju @ f8
    1/8: Tamaryn @ The Chapel
    1/28: Beacon @ The Rickshaw Stop
    1/29: Ty Segall, Wand, Cold Beat @ GAMH
    2/7: Robag Whrume, Daniel Bell, Sassmouth, The Black Madonna @ Public Works
    2/14: Sparks @ Ace Theater Hollywood

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    Maybe Liars will be added to FYF after their Fonda show next week. Prob not.

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    Any word on daily breakdowns for this? I'll be in Petaluma Wed-Fri. Considering either this or FYF.
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    I'll be at this this year. =)

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    Single day tickets ($79.50) on sale tomorrow.

    12/16: A Winged Victory for the Sullen @ The Independent
    12/17: Sleepy Sun @ Brick and Mortar
    12/31: Derek Plaslaiko, Dave Aju @ f8
    1/8: Tamaryn @ The Chapel
    1/28: Beacon @ The Rickshaw Stop
    1/29: Ty Segall, Wand, Cold Beat @ GAMH
    2/7: Robag Whrume, Daniel Bell, Sassmouth, The Black Madonna @ Public Works
    2/14: Sparks @ Ace Theater Hollywood

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    As predicted, FCF sent out a 50% offer to last year's ticket buyers. Sorry, but FYF is just far better.

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    Got my FCF ticket today. Glad I waited!
    12/18 & 19- Dillon Francis, Fox Theater
    12/31- Chromeo, Fort Mason
    1/28- Knife Party, Mezzanine
    2/1- RL Grime, Catalyst
    2/7- London Grammar, Fox Theater
    2/13- Breakbot, Mezzanine
    2/14- Crush, Bill Graham
    3/20- OK GO, Catalyst
    4/16- Alt-J, Greek Theater
    3/25- Echosmith, Regency Ballroom
    5/19- U2, SAP Center
    5/20- Lana Del Ray, Shoreline
    8/17- Taylor Swift, Levi's Stadium
    9/16- Foo Fighters, Shoreline

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    Anyone who went last year but not going this year want to share the offer code? I'd really like to go Saturday.

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