The San Francisco-based Treasure Island Music Festival 2014 is providing a solid lineup to meet all of your festival attending needs. Here are 6 bands we think you should check out:
Saturday, October 18:
Monae is a progressive soul and R&B artist who always seems to deliver tracks that can’t help but get you moving. The perfect addition to a lineup that’s sure to keep you dancing. She’s a class-act and a true talent.
A Canadian DJ and producer, Hemsworth has sampled and mixed artists ranging from Cat Power to Frank Ocean. No stranger to production, he has also released singles that show that he can hold his own with original works.
Alternative artists Painted Palms will add welcome variety to the weekend, keeping you intrigued by interesting melodies, retro rhythms, and seamless transitions. They’re certainly not one to miss!
Sunday, October 19:
Fresh off the release of their new album This Is All Yours, Alt-J is an indie rock band that was originally formed in 2007. Finally getting the attention they deserve, you should be hard-pressed to find a reason to miss their performance this weekend. Their heavy lyrics and captivating presence are a sight to behold.
Polica is another alternative group to add to your list of must-sees. Drawing on synthpop and R&B influences, this is a band that uses their production value for the greater good. They couldn’t possibly lead you astray.
Faker is an Australian electronica artist whose cover of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” will call into question how you ever survived without him. He uses soulful tones and melodies to create a musical experience that I promise you won’t regret.
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