First City Festival | Beck, The National & More

This August the First City Festival returns to Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. The festival takes place August 23 & 24. Today, event organizers have announced the initial lineup for this year’s festival.

Beck and The National are aboard as headliners. Best Coast, Dawes, Lake Street Dive, Blind Pilot and Phantogram are among the other bands on the lineup. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. PT via the event’s website. An exclusive pre-sale takes place this Thursday from 10 a.m. to p.m. PT using the code “music.” 

Here’s a look at the lineup announced today:

Beck, The National, The Naked and Famous, Phantogram, Best Coast, Dawes, Cults, Cocorosie, Blind Pilot, Lake Street Dive, Tokyo Police Club, Geographer, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Midlake, How to Dress Well, San Fermin, The Men, Lo-Fang, Miniature Tigers, Speedy Ortiz, Midi Matilda, Sleepy Sun, The Stepkids, Mimicking Birds, Quilt, Mr. Little Jeans, The Lonely Wild, The Family Crest, Doe Eye, Cool Ghouls, Survival Guide