Treasure Island gets drenched in final year on the island

Deafheaven (photo: Jon Ching) Some people feel the rain, others just get wet. Treasure Island Music Festival celebrated its 10th and final stand on the namesake island between San Francisco and Oakland this weekend through intense winds, heavy downpour, and several scheduling obstacles. As the weekend's storm picked up unprecedented strength over the Pacific, the Bay Area was caught in the wake. But what is a tropical, treasure-and-pirate themed event without a raging tale of the elements to accompany it? For attendees of Treasure Island Music Festival, the rain wasn’t necessarily a life-or-death deterrent. But it was cold, there was little [...]

Contest: Win a ride on the Treasure Island Music Festival’s ferris wheel – just confess with us!

Just like we did in past years, The Bay Bridged will continue its tradition at the 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival of conducting "Ferris Wheel Confessions." In exchange for a free ride on the island's ferris wheel and getting the best views of the festival, brave souls must make a music-related confession! Get warmed up for this year's festival confessions by answering us one thing: What's the best (and worst) music for getting it on? Email your answer to, and by the end of the day today (Tuesday) we'll pick the 6 best answers to receive a free ride on [...]

Treasure Island Music Festival 2011 update: Night Shows, Design Contest and Treasure Hunt

The Drums - Money by WorkItMedia The Head and the Heart - "Lost in My Mind" As October 15th and 16th slowly approach, more elements of the 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival have been announced. Night Shows: The official TI Fest night shows will take place in the evenings surrounding the festival. Full schedule below: Thursday, September 29th: Jens Lekman California Academy of Sciences, 6:00 pm, $12, 21+ Tickets Friday, October 15th: The Drums, with io echo The Independent, 9:00 pm, $15, 21+ Tickets Saturday, October 15th: JFK of MSTRKRFT The Mezzanine, 10:00 pm, $20, 21+ Tickets Saturday, October 15th: [...]

Lineup for 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival announced: Death Cab for Cutie, Cut Copy, DFA1979, Beach House, Explosions in the Sky and many more

Noise Pop and Another Planet have announced the full lineup for the 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival, and, as in previous years, this lineup is a doozy. As per tradition, Saturday is more electronically-oriented and Sunday more traditionally indie rocking, but both present a number of compelling reasons to attend. As always, it's great to see locals Geographer, Thee Oh Sees and Weekend adding some Bay Area flavor to the mix. Check out the full lineups below. What do you think? Saturday, October 15th Empire of the Sun Cut Copy Death From Above 1979 Chromeo Dizzee Rascal Flying Lotus Buraka [...]

Treasure Island lineup coming Monday: commence baseless speculation now

St. Vincent - "Surgeon" According to the festival's web site, the lineup for the 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival will be revealed on Monday, so it seems like as good a time as any to engage in some wild speculation about who will or won't be performing. Consequence of Sound has been collecting a batch of rumors, based in large part on notable SF area gaps in announced tour schedules for the fall. Among the bands whose current schedules suggest either TIMF participation or bad business sense? Cut/Copy, St. Vincent, and Battles, with names like Death Cab for Cutie and [...]

2010 Treasure Island Music Festival lineup announced: LCD Soundsystem and Belle & Sebastian to headline

The lineup for the 2010 Treasure Island Music Festival has been announced and it is a monster: Saturday LCD Soundsystem Deadmau5 Kruder & Dorfmeister (Live) Miike Snow !!! Die Antwoord Little Dragon Four Tet Holy Fuck Phantogram Jamaica Wallpaper Maus Haus Sunday Belle & Sebastian The National Broken Social Scene She & Him Superchunk Rogue Wave Surfer Blood Ra Ra Riot Monotonix The Sea & Cake Phosphorescent Papercuts The Mumlers The festival takes place on October 16th and 17th, and 2-Day Early Bird & VIP tickets go on sale Tuesday, July 13th at 10AM. Once those sell out, advance 2-Day [...]

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