Photos & Recap: Left Coast Live, San Jose, 6/26/10

Thanks to Anna for pointing out this little known festival in San Jose! The crowd was really small but San Jose's The Mumlers wowed 'em with a sweet Memphis soul sound. What is Yo La Tengo doing here? Excellent versions of "Autumn Sweater" and part of "Little Eyes". Darondo killed it with a Screamin' Jay Hawkins meets Al Green smash. Don't miss him at Stern Grove on August 15th. Gimme some Legs! 83 year-old Big Jay McNeely showed 'em all up, struttin' around like a teenager. The Legendary Stardust Cowboy closed the night with his signature strangeness.

Left Coast Live 2010, June 21-26

The City of San Jose - not necessarily known as a quintessential destination for live music in the Bay Area - now boasts another year of Left Coast Live, a music festival and conference in the southern branch of the Bay. For 2010, the festival has managed to snag the likes of OK Go and Yo La Tengo as headliners, among a variety of other artists (over 100 bands in total): Left Coast Live (LCL) is a week-long music experience that showcases more than 100 national, regional and local live acts playing in 20 venues in downtown San Jose from [...]

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