BqWqdSuCAAAKH8aThe 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:

Janelle Monae

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.

Janelle Monáe - Electric Lady [Official Video]

Ryan Hemsworth

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.

Ryan Hemsworth - One For Me ft. Tinashe

Painted Palms

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!

Painted Palms - Forever [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]

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.

alt-J - Hunger Of The Pine (Official Video)


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.

POLIÇA - "Wandering Star" (Official Music Video)

Chet Faker

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.

Chet Faker - Gold (Official Music Video)