Saturday, the city of Alhambra was hosting its first Mainfest, yes, another music festival in Southern California, but this time this was giving the chance to a small town to shine. Who had ever heard of Alhambra before? Actually you should, Phil Spector lived there and probably shot actress Lana Clarkson in his home in 2003! I know, there is no bad publicity, but enough negativity, Alhambra launched Mainfest to celebrate its expanding downtown business area, and it was a celebration through art and music with too many bands to count, playing a large outdoor stage and several indoor ones, inside bars and restaurants along Main street.
If the crowd was a little thin at the beginning of the afternoon, it was a full house later and a giant dance floor in front of the main stage… And dance floor is actually a term I could use many times to describe the general feeling of Mainfest. Here are a few highlights in pictures.
a covid-19 as break up, post-pandemic as new love metaphor
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where an innocent child discovers his parents are from another planet
a pulsing badass number
a window into Paul Simon’s legendary career
No Mansfield is a rockstar and so much more…….
“Tarrant” is based on the Alice in Wonderland movies. Tarrant is the real name of the Mad Hatter.
in the postseason his record is 11-11
it makes you wish it was better
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The Beatles are Shakespearean in their greatness, the Stones a touch more Francis Bacon
SohoJohnny with Martha Washington