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.
Headliners MGMT filled Laurence Frost Amphitheatre on Saturday afternoon with more than 5,000 students and guests, but never performed high school hit “Kids,” their most famous song.
The Frost Music and Arts Festival — featuring psychedelic rock band MGMT and opening acts Delorean and Kuroma — returns tomorrow for its second year, with this year’s iteration marked by greater student involvement in event coordination and efforts to promote future financial and attendance growth.
San Francisco’s Outside Lands music festival wrapped up its fourth iteration last weekend, transforming the photo-ready Golden Gate Park into a vibrant hub for feather-sporting teens and toddler-toting ‘hip’ parents alike.
One thing is for sure–you won’t find any songs with the mass appeal of “Time to Pretend “or “Kids” on this album, and that is not a bad thing at all.