SunFest Tag


04 May The Perfect Pixies

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...

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Fall Out Boy

04 May Review: Fall Out Boy Close SunFest

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...

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03 May STP Saturday

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...

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ScHoolboy Q

03 May “Hats Off” to Schoolboy Q

"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...

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03 May Eddie Money Treats Crowd Like Family

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...

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