The final day of One Love California Reggae Festival was another day full of back-to-back sets from some of our favorite bands and some of our new favorite bands. We slept in a bit today after a really long Saturday to make the most of the final day.
Our main focus was to arrive in time and get a good spot to see the Common Kings. But the weather was going to be a challenge. Colder temps and rain was in the forecast, but we were prepared thanks to last year. Game on.
The second day of One Love California Reggae Festival was awesome and very long. I can say that we were both tired and our feet were hurting from standing all day. We got to see some of our favorite bands and explore some new ones.
Our line-up included (listened to Low Budget on our way in to see the) Bumpin Uglies (great set), Of Good Nature (from Charlotte, NC), Passafire, The Movement (best set of the day), Seranation, Fortunate Youth, Tribal Seeds, SOJA, Stick Figure, Rebelution, and The Original Wailers.
Friday, August 4 – The Stage is set for Blink 182 and Lollapalooza
With some severe weather moving through yesterday, the temps took a drop and my morning run to Navy Pier was much nicer with the cooler temperatures. There was also some steady cloud cover which was a nice set-up for a day at Lollapalooza. After breakfast, Merri Beth and I did a little online research and prep for a day at Grant Park. Then we walked from out hotel for a day of music at Lolla.
As soon as we got through security, we stopped at the Tito’s stage and enjoyed a few songs from The Frights. Next was Saint Jhn on the Pepsi stage before we walked around Grant Park for a bit. We were interested in seeing Hon Solo on Perry’s Stage and this DJ put on an awesome performance. With a few bands under our belt, we were ready for some lunch. Continue reading →