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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Summer's Best Lineup in Big Sur: Woods, Gang Gang Dance, Ariel Pink, More

Posted By on Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 7:14 AM

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I've been to lots of great (((folkYEAH!))) events over the years, but this one--just announced--for Saturday, August 29 is pretty much the sweetest lineup they've had yet. For one night the indie promoter is teaming with Kemado Records to host "In the Pines," featuring an incredible bill of psych, folk, metal, and bands that melt those pots together: Woods, Dungen, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Gang Gang Dance, Kurt Vile, Farmer Dave Scher, Saviours, VietNam, and Wooden Shjips. Dude. The one bummer is that tickets have barely gone on sale (supposedly you can grab them for $29 a pop through this site) and already all the cheap accommodations in town are booked/about to be booked up. If you think you might wanna go, I'd get on that ASAP.

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