The First City Festival is adding to an already packed Northern California concert lineup with Beck, The National, The Naked and Famous and Phantogram headlining the First City Festival in Monterey.
The Festival returns for its second year August 23-24 in the coastal town with Best Coast and Dawes also on the lineup. In addition to two days of music it also features classic fair rides and vaudeville style antics and performances from Vau de Vire Society dancers.
The festival, presented by Goldenvoice (the same promoters behind Coachella), was named after the coastal city’s town claim as the “first capital” of California and home to the states first public school, library and newspaper.
The complete First City Festival lineup:
The Naked and Famous
Lake Street Dive
Tokyo Police Club
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
How to Dress Well
Mr Little Jeans
The Lonely Wild
The Family Crest
Tickets for the festival go an sale at 10 a.m. on May 9. Visit the official festival site for more information.
Scenes from First City Festival last year: