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    Someone needs to start a festival like Decibel in Los Angeles...
    I'm surprised that there hasn't been a smaller, better curated festival spread out among a few venues in LA yet. And HARD seems to have so many fans that go to like, all of their events, and are STILL excited about all of these repeat acts.

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    5/28: Refused, White Lung @ GAMH
    5/29: Spoon @ The Fox Theater, Oakland
    5/29: Max Cooper EMERGENCE @ PW
    5/30: Neutral Milk Hotel @ Pappy & Harriet's
    6/2: Kiasmos ft. Olafur Arnalds, Rival Consoles @ The Independent
    6/6: Matthew Dear, Daniel Bortz @ Public Works
    6/12: Christian Loeffler @ TBA
    6/17: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ The Independent
    6/21: Underworld, Jungle @ The Hollywood Bowl
    6/25: Until the Ribbon Breaks @ The Rickshaw Stop

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    5/13 Merzbow/Ron Morelli/Prurient @ Output
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    5/16 Roy Ayers @ Output
    5/16 Lightning Bolt/Oneida @ LPR
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    Seriously, first lineup I like in YEARS when it comes to insomniac. I know there is some shit in there too, but I mean what lineup doesn't have some shit littered on it at this point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brando4n82 View Post
    You should also take into account that its Booka Shade....Not very popular at all in the states. Sure, plenty of fans that like them but im not surprised the Fonda was half empty
    Oh I know that believe me. I've seen them enough times since 2008 to know how small their following is. At Coachella 2013 it seemed like there were only 100 people inside that tent. Same goes for Lolla in 08, and pretty much every other time I've seen them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sushov23 View Post
    Oh I know that believe me. I've seen them enough times since 2008 to know how small their following is. At Coachella 2013 it seemed like there were only 100 people inside that tent. Same goes for Lolla in 08, and pretty much every other time I've seen them.
    100 people in 2013? Maybe because I was in the front but I thought that tent was rocking for them. My set of the weekend for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bemerritt View Post
    100 people in 2013? Maybe because I was in the front but I thought that tent was rocking for them. My set of the weekend for sure.
    I'm def exaggerating but the tent was pretty empty. I was by the soundboard, and dancing my ass off the whole time. I couldn't help but notice how empty it was the whole time though. This was during weekend 2 btw.

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    Booka Shade were able to get a good sized crowd the last time through San Francisco at the Mezzanine during San Franchella '13.

    They absolutely owned at Sasquatch '10. The crowd was so awesomely into it, Booka Shade actually came out post curfew for an encore.
    05/15 Say Lou Lou @ Rickshaw Stop
    05/20 Neal Stephenson @ PW
    05/22 Skream & Scuba @ Mighty
    05/31 The Kids in the Hall @ The Warfield
    06/19 Purity Ring @ The Fox Theatre
    07/03 toe @ The Independent
    07/09 Spor @ 1015
    07/11 Death Cab for Cutie @ The Greek
    07/15 Memory Tapes @ The Independent
    07/24 Phish @ Shoreline (?)
    07/24 Social Studies @ GAMH (?)
    07/31 Ratatat @ The Regency
    08/07-08/09 OSL @ Golden Gate Park
    08/17 Cayucas @ The Independent
    10/02 The Tragically Hip @ The Masonic

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    Quote Originally Posted by fikus222 View Post
    They absolutely owned at Sasquatch '10. The crowd was so awesomely into it, Booka Shade actually came out post curfew for an encore.
    Fuck yeah.

    Wasn't a small crowd either from what I recall.

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    The Avett Brothers/Old Crow Medicine Show - 6/27 - Whitewater Amphitheater
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gribbz View Post
    Fuck yeah.

    Wasn't a small crowd either from what I recall.
    I can only imagine how amazing a Booka Shade set would be at Sasquatch.

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    They were the highlight of my weekend:

    05/15 Say Lou Lou @ Rickshaw Stop
    05/20 Neal Stephenson @ PW
    05/22 Skream & Scuba @ Mighty
    05/31 The Kids in the Hall @ The Warfield
    06/19 Purity Ring @ The Fox Theatre
    07/03 toe @ The Independent
    07/09 Spor @ 1015
    07/11 Death Cab for Cutie @ The Greek
    07/15 Memory Tapes @ The Independent
    07/24 Phish @ Shoreline (?)
    07/24 Social Studies @ GAMH (?)
    07/31 Ratatat @ The Regency
    08/07-08/09 OSL @ Golden Gate Park
    08/17 Cayucas @ The Independent
    10/02 The Tragically Hip @ The Masonic

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sushov23 View Post
    I'm def exaggerating but the tent was pretty empty. I was by the soundboard, and dancing my ass off the whole time. I couldn't help but notice how empty it was the whole time though. This was during weekend 2 btw.
    For Weekend 1, you are not exaggerating at all. Tent was ~ 1/8 full, I ran over from Phoenix for 20 minutes after deciding my friends chose wrong and while fantastic, felt kinda weird not having more people there. I presumed it would be crowded. I heard Dismemberment Plan was the same way this year, rough time slot I guess.
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