First City Festival: Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, Beach House lead 30+ bands performing at new summer fest in Monterey

Known as California's "first city," Monterey has a unique place in the history of arts and culture in the state. Monterey was the site of the state's first theater, and California's first newspaper originated from a Monterey printing press. Musically, the city is best known for the Monterey Pop Festival, which predated Woodstock and is credited as setting the template for the major music festival, as well as the annual Monterey Jazz Festival. This year, you can add a new festival to Monterey's list of musical accomplishments, as Goldenvoice is bringing over 30 bands to the Monterey County Fair and [...]

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