FYF Fest Marked Its 10th Year With My Bloody Valentine And Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Solange performing at FYF Fest, 2013. Photo by Barry Belkin

Solange showing her dance skills at FYF Fest, 2013. Photo by Barry Belkin

Beach House performing at FYF Fest, 2013. Photo by Barry Belkin

Beach House’s Victoria Legrand soothing the crowd at FYF Fest, 2013. Photo by Barry Belkin

Glasser performing at FYF Fest, 2013. Photo by Barry Belkin

Glasser performing at FYF Fest, 2013. Photo by Barry Belkin

Kurt Vile performing at FYF Fest, 2013. Photo by Barry Belkin

Kurt Vile had some great songs and some serious hair at FYF Fest, 2013. Photo by Barry Belkin

Music fans of all ages gathered this past weekend at the Los Angeles State Historic Park to take part in the now ten year old FYF FestMy Bloody Valentine and Yeah Yeah Yeahs were the headliners on each night at the main “Carrie” stage, yes the stages were named after the “Sex and the City” characters.

The first day had me arriving late (oops) to catch the last half of Toro y Moi‘s highly danceable set. Devendra Banhart kept it positive and mellow performing to a an adoring audience while Deerhunter‘s Bradford Cox kept it weird as usual performing in a dress and wig. TV On The Radio rolled through the hits and had me screaming along to, “Staring at the Sun“. When Yeah Yeah Yeahs took the stage to end the first day, you knew right away why they were headlining. Karen O is hands down one of the most enigmatic singers performing today and with Nick Zinner’s burning guitar work, they had the crowd going insane when they played songs like, “Maps” and “Heads Will Roll“.

The second day had me dancing like crazy to Australia’s Flume who I featured here earlier this year. Fingers crossed he eventually tours with some of the amazing singers featured on his debut LP. With great songs and some seriously long hair, Kurt Vile & The Violators  played a nice early evening set as did Glasser who I had to cut short to catch Yo La Tango.  Beach House‘s Victoria Legrand mesmerized the huge crowd with her incredible voice, definitely one of the more beautiful sets of the day.

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