Santa Monica Pier

Conor Oberst At Way Over Yonder Festival, Sunday October 6th 2013

By Alyson Camus | October 9, 2013

Jay Sweet, the organizer of the Newport Folk Festival, who has decided to bring the West Coast version of the festival on the Santa Monica Pier because ‘it’s an iconic place that’s not a traditional music venue’, had warned Conor, ‘no rock songs, only folk ones!’ Conor certainly followed the rules, and played lots of his most touching tunes

First Aid Kit At Way Over Yonder Festival, Sunday October 6th 2013

By Alyson Camus | October 9, 2013

On stage, they have a charming presence and a great assurance, way beyond their very young age: 20-year-old Klara sings lead for most of the songs while playing guitar and 23-year-old Johanna plays keyboard while constantly harmonizing with her sister, giving an ethereal dimension to their compositions

Way Over Yonder Festival At Santa Monica Pier, Sunday October 6th 2013

By Alyson Camus | October 8, 2013

Santa Monica is only 30 minutes away, but there is the traffic, then the parking,… I was still undecided when I look up at the line up again. I couldn’t miss Conor, right? And did I make the right decision! The festival lasted two days, but I only bought a ticket for Sunday afternoon (Conor Oberst’s night) and I had a blast.

Hanni El Khatib At Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series, Thursday August 8th 2013

By Alyson Camus | August 12, 2013

he has the look and swagger of an all-time bad-boy and uses his guitar like a roaring vintage motorcycle

Haim, Twilight Concert Series At Santa Monica Pier, Thursday July 19th 2012

By Alyson Camus | July 22, 2012

three voices doing harmonies over harmonies, Este on bass, Danielle on guitar and Alana on guitar and synth played a strong set of their original compositions inspired from 90s R&B, 80s funky synth music and classic rock and folk.