Concerts

FYF Fest Day One: Breeders, FLAG, Yeah Yeah Yeahs - 8/24/13 (PHOTOS)

Day 1 at Los Angeles' FYF Fest was pretty hectic. Yeah Yeah Yeahs headlined, closing out the first night of the fest opposite of Death Grips. The action packed day also featured rare performances by The Breeders, FLAG, Thee Oh Sees, The Locust, and many more.

The festival was divided into four stages, all named after Sex and the City characters. The Carrie stage featured the festival's larger names--Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV on he Radio, The Breeders, etc. Charlotte featured smaller bands that were still pretty eclectic, including STRFKR, Toro Y Moi, and Metz. The Miranda stage was mostly dedicated to punk, with the notable exception of Death Grips, and Samantha's tent was the dance stage.

The set time conflicts were minimal, depending on tastes. I was a little bummed that The Breeders and Title Fight shared the same time slot, but the three or so minutes I spent listening to the melodic punk band sounded good.

The eagerly anticipated Breeders reunion was one of the best sets of the day.

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Melissa Fossum
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