New Bands at Treasure Island 2016

Treasure Island Music Festival 2016 by Corey Bell for Best New Bands

San Francisco – Every October, for ten years, concert fans in the Bay Area have been flocking to the Treasure Island Music Festival, a small oasis located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay promising a weekend filled with music and celebration. Plagued by several last-minute artist cancellations and a very rough period of

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Best New Bands Does Desert Daze

Desert Daze by Nick Comaratta for Best New Bands

Joshua Tree, California – “Pretty much everything about this festival is unprofessional.” That was the easiest way to reflect upon Desert Daze 2016, as we walked back to our camp Sunday night following the Brian Jonestown Massacre’s closing set. This is in no way meant as a criticism either. Desert Daze was described as the “no rules

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East London Takes Flock of Dimes to Heart

Flock Of Dimes by Kevin England for Best New Bands

London – The Victoria in Dalston, East London is one of those little gems of live music venues that the city specialises in; a traditional pub with the added excitement that you enter the modestly proportioned, black walled gig room via a bookcase. Harry Potter, eat ‘ya heart out. This particular night, it was hosting Flock

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Mild High Club Brings Dreamy Vibes to NYC

Mild High Club by Isaac Sterling - Best New Bands

New York – If Mac Demarco replaced all of those cigarettes with joints, he would be Alex Brettin, the founder and talisman of Mild High Club. Brettin and his five-piece, L.A. based band brought dreamy vibes to Baby’s Alright on Wednesday night, showcasing the band’s hip style and chilled out attitude to the packed Brooklyn club. Normally, I

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Local Natives Mesmerizes Los Angeles

Local Natives by Renata Raksha - BEST NEW BANDS

Los Angeles - During Local Natives’ live performance last Friday night, at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, singer and guitarist Taylor Rice stated that L.A. is the best place right now in the world. After all, the five-piece indie act originated in Silverlake, but surely he’s not biased, seeing as he and his bandmates have traveled all around

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