Best of 2018: William Wayland’s favorite photos from 2018

The Distillers fans (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

My favorite photographs of 2018 are tied to the moments and the feelings I had when I was clicking the shutter.

10. Yennie [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 25 – 27

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 25 – 27

BottleRock has something for everyone.

Friday, May 25
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Now through Sunday, an endless parade of independent and major-label music stars head through Napa Valley: Bruno Mars, E-40, Bomba [...]

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    BottleRock 2017: Three days of excess, enthusiasm and a need for earplugs

BottleRock 2017: Three days of excess, enthusiasm and a need for earplugs

The Roots (photo: Patric Carver)

It’s day one of BottleRock, and I am planted on the bleachers at the Lagunitas stage trying to wrap my head around this massive event. Seated [...]

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Photos: The music, fans and oddities of BottleRock 2017

Modest Mouse (photo: Patric Carver)

The fifth annual iteration of the BottleRock Napa ValleyMusic Festival came this Memorial Day Weekend once again and didn't disappoint. The three-day festival in the North [...]

By |May 31, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: The music, fans and oddities of BottleRock 2017
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 26 – 29

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 26 – 29

Get ready for traffic.
Friday, May 26
BottleRock Napa Valley 2017
Back from the brink of extinction, BottleRock returns with Foo Fighters, Tom Petty, Con Brio, Mavis Staples, and more all this [...]

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    Expired Milk and Fresh Fruit: A Bottlerock 2016 Lineup Analysis

Expired Milk and Fresh Fruit: A Bottlerock 2016 Lineup Analysis

Bottlerock Napa Valley announced their 2016 lineup yesterday, and it seems they continue to craft their identity on washed-up remnants of the mainstream and current eccentricities in the music [...]

By |January 12, 2016|1 Comment
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    Bottlerock Napa Valley 2016 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, and more to perform

Bottlerock Napa Valley 2016 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, and more to perform

2016 has only just begun stretching its limbs, yet festival season is already off to a hectic start. Last evening saw Coachella release their latest lineup — a real doozy [...]

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    In third year, BottleRock Napa Valley attempts to move into the black

In third year, BottleRock Napa Valley attempts to move into the black

The test runs are over. With a full year to plan, this year’s BottleRock Napa Valley is finally expected to reach the level producers – both current and original [...]

By |May 21, 2015|Comments Off on In third year, BottleRock Napa Valley attempts to move into the black
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    No Doubt, Robert Plant, Imagine Dragons to headline BottleRock 2015

No Doubt, Robert Plant, Imagine Dragons to headline BottleRock 2015

Cracker @ BottleRock 2014 - Photo by Daniel Kielman

Promoters of BottleRock Napa Valley have announced the lineup for the third year of the embattled music festival. With a full year [...]

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    In a rebuilding year, BottleRock 2014 heads in the right direction

In a rebuilding year, BottleRock 2014 heads in the right direction

Photos by Daniel Kielman; text by Roman Gokhman and Daniel Kielman

There were fewer acts and the names did not shine as brightly as last year. Fewer food venders took [...]

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    Interview: How BottleRock Napa Valley’s rebirth came to be

Interview: How BottleRock Napa Valley’s rebirth came to be

While tens of thousands flooded the Napa Valley Expo last year for five days of music, gourmet food, wine, comedy and parties last May, and most of them went [...]

By |April 1, 2014|1 Comment

Photos: The 2013 BottleRock Napa Valley Festival

Our photographer Charlie Homo went to the BottleRock Napa Valley Festival this past weekend, and captured this amazing set of photos of The Flaming Lips, Black Keys, The Shins [...]

By |May 15, 2013|1 Comment
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