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    Any recommendations on some good artist to see before 5pm on friday/saturday/sunday?

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    Biggest ones for me are jagwar ma, bear hands, cage the elephant and strfkr.

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    Add Foxygen on Saturday to your list. Weird and wacky on the Outdoor in bright sunshine. And they have a few good songs. You won't forget it.
    Steve Winwood| Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds| Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds| Echo and the Bunnymen| Echo and the Bunnymen| Paul McCartney| Foxygen| FYF Fest| NIN/Soundgarden|
    Elvis Costello| Swans| Buzzcocks| King Crimson| Elton John| Kasabian| Massive Attack| Massive Attack| Slowdive| Tame Impala| Fleetwood Mac| A Winged Victory for the Sullen

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    Jagwar Ma, White Lies

    8/22 Aerosmith + Slash, 8/24 Nickel Creek, 8/28 Bear in Heaven, 8/31 Little Dragon, 9/11 Delta Spirit, 9/18 Owen Pallett, 9/20 Conor Oberst, 9/25 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, 9/27 How to Dress Well, 9/28 The War on Drugs, 10/3 & 10/5 ACL W1, 10/10 CHVRCHES, 10/11 Spoon, 10/12 ACL W2, 10/13 Paul McCartney, 10/16 Rodrigo y Gabriela, 10/18 twenty one pilots, 10/19 Erasure, 11/7 Rufus Wainwright, 11/7-11/9 FFF Fest, 11/23 Caribou, 12/14 Fleetwood Mac, 12/19 The Black Keys + St. Vincent

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    classixx, holy ghost!, grouplove
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    Classixx was probably my favorite "act before 5"

    Jagwar Ma and Fishbone were also pretty amazing.

    And make sure to check out The Internet. Some chill early day grooves. Her voice is incredible and the band is really tight.
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    Jagwar Ma, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, & Unlocking the Truth

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    I would recommend checking out the back to back Wye Oak/Austra sets on Friday. Wye Oak played a bunch of new material which was more electronic driven and Austra will have you kicking yourself for not having seen them before!

    On Saturday I would recommend another pair of back to Young & Sick and Bear hands. I don't have much to say about them other than that I was entertained and they filled their early time slot very well.

    There are a bunch of early sets I'd recommend on Sunday but I will focus on just one. This set stands out as one of my favorite pre 5pm sets of all time, falling in between M83's 2005 performance and Brandt Brauer Frick's set in 2011. The set I'm referring to is of course Factory Floor's! This sparsely attended set was one of my top 5 for the entire weekend. There was plenty of room to dance and they will have you dancing. I knew little of this band before they remixed a How To Destroy Angels song a while back and they have quickly become a staple in my regular rotation. I was surprised to learn that the vocals are live and sung by the guitarist who plays said guitar in every way except the conventional. I only wish they had shortened their songs to accommodate the festival set time slot. If there is any pre 5pm set to be marked as a "Can't miss" set it is Factory Floor's
    Tue 08/12-Diarrhea Planet-Yucca Tap Room
    Thu 08/21-NIN-Chula Vista
    Fri 08/22-NIN-Irvine
    Fri-8/29Classixx-The Crescent Ballroom
    Fri 09/12-STRFKR-Mad Decent Block Party
    Sun 9/14-Old Crow Medicine Show-Mesa Arts Center
    Fri 09/19-Rob Zombie/Powerman 5000-Westworld
    Tue 10/14-Sbtrkt -The Marquee
    Sat 10/18-Mastadon-The Marquee
    Mon 11/03-Yelle-The Crescent Ballroom
    Mon 11/10-DFA 1979-The Marquee
    Tue 11/11-Flying Lotus-The Marquee
    Wed 11/19-Primus-Orpheum Theatre

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    Bo Ningen, J Roddy Walston & The Business, Waxahatchee, Fishbone, The Preatures
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    I really liked Temples
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    group love was a really fun set.
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    Ty Segall and Trombone Shorty.

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    Trombone Shorty
    Drowners
    Temples
    Jagwar Ma
    Preatures
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    Title Fight

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    Friday
    GOAT
    Austra
    Jagwar Ma

    Saturday
    Ty
    Banks
    CHVRCHES

    Sunday
    Factory Floor
    Courtney Barnett
    Frank Turner

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    Quote Originally Posted by fetuspiniata View Post
    I would recommend checking out the back to back Wye Oak/Austra sets on Friday. Wye Oak played a bunch of new material which was more electronic driven and Austra will have you kicking yourself for not having seen them before!
    I would not recommend this because then you would be missing GOAT who were better than Austra

    From what I saw here are the can't miss early sets...

    Friday
    Preatures
    Goat
    Jagwar Ma
    Jon Spencer

    Saturday
    Unlocking The Truth
    Graveyard
    Ty Segall

    Sunday - Best of Three Early Afternoons
    Bo Ningen
    Preservation Hall Jazz Band
    Bombino (not great, but unique)
    Courtney Barnett
    Frank Turner

    Of all these Goat, Jagwar Ma, Graveyard, Bo Ningen, Turner the ones most not to miss
    The Replacements - Bryan Ferry - Outkast - The Knife - Dum Dum Girls - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Broken Bells - Haim - Neko Case - Jagwar Ma - Goat - Waxahatchee

    Queens Of The Stone Age - Pet Shop Boys - Chvrches - Mogwai - Warpaint - Washed Out - Future Islands - Ty Seagall - Darkside - Foxygen

    Beck - Neutral Milk Hotel - Superchunk - Arcade Fire - Bombino - Daughter - Surfer Blood

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    Foxygen, Chvrches, Temples, Courtney Barnett, Trombone Shorty

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    Jagwar Ma, don't miss it.

    8/20 Fucked Up - The Garage
    8/22 NIN - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
    8/23-8/24 FYF Fest - Exposition Park
    8/30 Ty Segall - Echo
    9/11 Swans - Roxy
    9/30 King Crimson - Orpheum Theatre
    10/29 Tycho - Ventura Theater
    10/31 QOTSA - Forum
    11/4 United Nations - Los Globos

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    Bo ninjen , only a few showed up I this glorious set . Don't do this to yourself and miss it .
    Spicy pie is mainstream shit.

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    Friday

    GOAT
    The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

    Saturday
    Unlocking the Truth
    Ty Segall

    Sunday
    Bo Ningen
    Factory Floor
    Bombino
    Courtney Barnett
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    8/16: Anthony Naples, Maxmillion Dunbar @ f8
    8/18: Man Man @ The Chapel
    8/23-8/24: FYF Fest
    8/30: Peaking Lights @ The Chapel
    9/3: Bear in Heaven @ The Independent
    9/24 - 28: Decibel Festival
    10/5: The War on Drugs, Cass McCombs @ The Fillmore
    10/18-19: Treasure Island Music Festival

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    Goat, Jagwar Ma, Unlocking the Truth, Foxygen, Trombone Shorty, Fishbone, Courtney Barnett.
    Coachella 11, 12 (W1), 13 (W1), 14 (W1)
    Mazzy Star, 11/7/13
    The Entrance Band, 12/31/13, 3/8/14
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    Jon Spencer on friday and white lies on sat

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    GOAT, Unlocking the Truth, Bo Ningen, Courtney Barnett -- these are all huge wins.
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    Too many to name
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    Chance the Rapper (seriously, don't miss him)

    Wye Oak was great, Bear Hands was good. Ms Mr was kind of fun.

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    Chance the Rapper, Grouplove, Cage the Elephant

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    Poolside -> Classixx. You won't be sorry!

    Also Holy Ghost! was a great surprise.

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    Holy Ghost!

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    Friday - ZZ Ward, DJ Falcon, Jagwar Ma

    Sunday - Poolside, Starfucker, Chrome Sparks(@ the Do Lab)
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    I would like to add

    Courtney Barnett
    Frank Turner
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