Last week was filled with live music. The fall is always great in the city as a lot of bands tour the west coast and stop by San Francisco.
First off was Grizzly Bear. They are one of my favorite bands and just came out, after almost four years, with a new album that did not disappoint. I was cautious not to get my hopes up too high for their live performance, but at the end of the show, I could have had them as high as I could imagine and they would have still blown that up. It was one of the best show.
Next on the list was Treasure Island Music Festival. In the past, Casey has worked the festival and all my music friends didn't live in the area. Now, Casey was free to enjoy the music and my music friends plus a bunch of new music friends were all in attendance. That, plus the most beautiful weather in months, gives us an amazing experience.
This brave soul had his entire head painted with the TIMF logo. Pretty rad.
Part of why Treasure Island Music Festival is so awesome is because of where it's located. Just to the west of the festival is San Francisco and you can see the whole city, with the buildings of downtown melting into the trees of the Presidio.
Another aspect of festivals is the inclusion of art, which provides a nice break from the high energy music.
This one was here last year and it's nice to see her again. The sheer size and mass of the installation still amazes me.
Rotisserie Heart on Fire. You can't tell from the picture, but this metallic sculpture was spinning while on fire. This stumped a few engineering brains that I was hanging out with.
Well, that was the festival last weekend. This past week, we finished out the seven day whirl wind of music with Bob Dylan. I unfortunately didn't get a good shot of him, but we were pretty far back in the balcony and there wasn't much to see anyhow.