The Shins, Balkan Beat Box and More: McDowell Mountain Music Festival, 3/22/13

The Shins, Balkan Beat Box and More: McDowell Mountain Music Festival, 3/22/13

It's been 10 years since McDowell Mountain Music fest got started, and nine since Natalie Portman, as the prototypical "manic pixie dream girl" stated that The Shins would "change your life." In that time, McDowell Mountain Music fest has stayed its course, appealing to local music fans with a mix heavy on crunchy jam bands and a few carefully selected indie acts. The Shins, on the other hand, have enjoyed nearly a decade of divergence from a once-assumed path. Read the full review by Jason P. Woodbury.

Photos by Melissa Fossum


It's been 10 years since McDowell Mountain Music fest got started, and nine since Natalie Portman, as the prototypical "manic pixie dream girl" stated that The Shins would "change your life." In that time, McDowell Mountain Music fest has stayed its course, appealing to local music fans with a mix heavy on crunchy jam bands and a few carefully selected indie acts. The Shins, on the other hand, have enjoyed nearly a decade of divergence from a once-assumed path. Read the full review by Jason P. Woodbury.

Photos by Melissa Fossum
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