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Posts Tagged ‘SunFest’

The Perfect Pixies

May 4th, 2015 by Cassie Morien

On Sunday, Pixies played Sunfest. It was the noise rock band’s second stop on their spring tour, and one of the biggest draws for our sea-side festival. I had been happily running between stages all week, but as soon as the gates opened on our final day, I found (and defended) the perfect spot in…

Review: Fall Out Boy Close SunFest

May 4th, 2015 by Emily Bloch

In 2003, an emo band named Fall Out Boy crept into the limelight with their debut album, “Take This to Your Grave.” Twelve years later, the four guys — who are now in their 30s — performed it for a crowd of thousands upon thousands at SunFest’s closing night. “SunFest, how ya doin’?” asked lead singer, Patrick…

STP Saturday

May 3rd, 2015 by Cassie Morien

Earlier in the day on Saturday I had waged a bet with a friend on how the crowd would split for the headliners. Hozier, although brand spanking new to the scene, had scored a massive crowd in California, and I was certain SunFest fans would flock to the Ford stage in record numbers. While Hozier…

“Hats Off” to Schoolboy Q

May 3rd, 2015 by Emily Bloch

“How many of you got my CD last year,” asked Schoolboy Q to a crowd of about 2,000 on Saturday night. “Now, how many of you bootlegged it?” the audience laughs and cheers in approval. The 28-year-old rapper stood on the edge of the stage in a turquoise t-shirt, black pants and a wearing a…

Eddie Money Treats Crowd Like Family

May 3rd, 2015 by Emily Bloch

While the 20-something-year-old college students were dancing away the remnants of their finals to SOJA at the Ford Stage, a slightly different audience  was getting cozy at the Tire Kingdom Service Centers Stage. A noticeably older crowd was getting ready to watch Eddie Money perform on Saturday, May 2 at 3:30. While SOJA was standing…