As I walked up the dirt slope to the hallowed grounds of Frost Amphitheater–also known as Frost Admit Weekend Only Theatre–alongside a gaggle of barefoot, daisy-chained sorority girls, it came as no surprise that my vision started to blur and my mind began to conjure up hazy, ecstatic fantasies of Woodstock.
Modest Mouse headlined the Frost Revival Music and Arts Festival on Saturday afternoon at the Laurence Frost Amphitheater, marking the first time the venue had been used for this large of an event since the 1980s.
The May 19 Frost Revival show may demonstrate that events at Frost Amphitheater are more financially and logistically viable. The amphitheater, which used to host such acts as the Grateful Dead, has seen less frequent use over the last decade, largely because of the high cost to operate the venue.
Yet when $4.2 million flows into the University for the establishment of a “contemplative center,” the trustees have agreed to build a second art museum.