Sonny and the Sunsets

Jun 4, 2011 - Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma, CA


Sonny and the Sunsets

Tracks

  1. 1 Unknown
  2. 2 Love Among Social Animals
  3. 3 Stage Banter
  4. 4 Home In Exile
  5. 5 Death Cream
  6. 6 Teenage Thugs
  7. 7 Stage Ambience
  8. 8 Death By Misadventure
  9. 9 Planet of Women
  10. 10 Stage Banter
  11. 11 Heart Of Sadness
  12. 12 Stage Banter
  13. 13 Too Young To Burn
  14. 14 Stage Banter
  15. 15 I Wanna Do It
  16. 16 Reflections On Youth / Time To Split

Huichica Music Festival - Gundlach Bundschu Winery (Sonoma, CA)

The festival that Eric Johnson, the lead singer of the band Fruit Bats, put together for the second year was an interesting thing that we were invited to. As we've learned with Barnstormer, there's no way to make the weather cooperate with what you want to do if you're going to be out in the elements and this one-day festival at the Gundlach Bundschu Winery in Sonoma, California, was no different.

It was a tremendous line-up of bands -- curated expertly by Johnson -- and it was just a horribly rainy day. The property that the winery sits on is gorgeous, with a sloping, grassy hillside rolling into the wooden outdoor stage, nestled against more hills and a breathtaking lake. The pissy rain forced the first half of the day's sets to happen inside a manufacturing building and the last half was just allowed to roll outside through the good and the bad, but the crowd didn't mind. These United States, Sonny & The Sunsets, J. Mascis, Richard Swift and Fruit Bats all played during, before and after intermittent downpours that never went away.

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