As a full-time environmental activist and musician, I’ve always had a real soft spot for Parks and Records — an indie label whose mission is “To support original music while helping protect the parks that we love.” With bands like Silian Rail (favorite parks: Joaquin Miller ParkEno River State Park) and Shuteye Unison (favorite park: Humboldt Redwoods State Park) on the roster, though, you don’t necessarily have to even give a shit about the environment to find plenty to like.

Which is why you should come out to the second Parks and Records Festival on August 9 at Bottom of the Hill. The show will feature both Silian Rail and Shuteye Unison, plus another stellar Parks and Records band, B. Hamilton (favorite parks: Big Basin State ParkJoshua Tree). “It’s going to be an awesome night,” says label founder Jon Fee (who is also a member of Shuteye Unison). “We’re stoked to have these bands help us celebrate.”

Do you want to help Parks and Records celebrate, too? Email us at contest@thebaybridged.com with the subject line “Parks and Records Tickets” and your full name in the body for your chance to win a free pair of tickets!

Hear all three bands playing the fest, as well as several other tracks from Parks and Records bands, right here:

Silian Rail, Shuteye Unison, B. Hamilton
Bottom of the Hill
August 9, 2012

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