San Diego Reaps Benefits Of Coachella Music Festival
Monday, April 8, 2013
Aired 4/8/13 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Tim Pyles, Host Local 94/9 at 94.9FM
Rosie Bystrack, Author of music blog SD Dialed In
What happens in Coachella doesn't stay in Coachella.
The annual Coachella Music and Art Festival in the desert outside of Indio continues to grow. Coachella, which kicks off this weekend April 12-14, is once again a two-weekend extravaganza and that means San Diego will reap some benefits.
Bands that are playing both this weekend and next need something to do during the week. So several of the big acts have booked concerts here.
Wednesday April 10th
The Evens at The Irenic, North Park
Friday April 12
Kurt Vile at the Casbah, downtown
Monday April 15th
Franz Ferdinand at Humphrey's By The Bay
Wild Nothing and Little Green Cars at Casbah, downtown
Foals and The Neighbourhood at Porter's Pub, UCSD (SOLD OUT)
Tuesday April 16th
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at Balboa Theater, downtown
Action Bronson at Porter's Pub, UCSD
J Mascis at the Casbah, downtown
Youth Lagoon at The Irenic, North Park
Alt-J at the Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach
DIIV at the Soda Bar, Normal Heights
Wednesday April 17th
Aesop Rock at the Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach
The Faint at Fluxx, downtown
Alex Clare at House Of Blues, downtown
Tegan and Sara at Humphrey's By The Bay
Thursday April 18th
Polica and Night Moves at the Casbah, downtown
Friday April 19th
Cloud Nothings at the Casbah, downtown
Monday April 22nd
The Gaslight Anthem at the Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach
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