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Saturday: Elliot Root, Letts, and Edward Sharpe

May 2nd, 2015 by Cassie Morien

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It’s finally the weekend! Saturday and Sunday are always my favorite days of the week, and my favorite days of SunFest. There are a LOT of bands playing today, starting with some reggae music on the Ford Stage, rock in the grassy Tire Kingdom area, and an exciting mix of hip-hop, rap, and R&B on…

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A Modern Day Fantasia

May 2nd, 2015 by Cassie Morien

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When I think of the word “violin,” my mind is filled with the images and sounds of an orchestra. I envision a reserved musician and classical serenades. But after tonight I’m confident I’ll associate the gorgeous string instrument with something new: Lindsey Stirling. Last night the 28-year-old violinist, composer, dancer, and America’s Got Talent veteran…

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Saturday Preview: Indie, Folk and Soul

May 2nd, 2015 by Emily Bloch

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If yesterday was as crazy for you SunFest-ers as it was for me, today should provide some relief. It’s unofficial indie/folk/soul day at SunFest as of five minutes ago when I decided to call it that. To prove my point, here are some opening acts throughout the day you should make a point to see:…

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311 Rock the House Friday Night

May 2nd, 2015 by Emily Bloch

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Twenty-five years and 11 albums later, 311 is still keeping the crowd happy. They know how to play for a festival crowd, even if it means breaking out some of the songs they’re a little tired of playing. “I wish we’d mix up the set list a little more,” bassist Aaron “P-Nut” Wills said, sitting…

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More Paramore, Pretty Please

May 1st, 2015 by Cassie Morien

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When the gates of SunFest open each day, there is not usually a mad dash to any of the stages (maybe just to the bars), but yesterday was different. Teen and pre-teen girls (and a few guys too, don’t try to deny it) rushed to the Ford Stage to secure the perfect spot to see…

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