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Beck, The National helm Monterey's second annual First City Festival

Beck and The National will headline the two consecutive nights of this summer's First City Festival in Monterey, CA.

Beck and The National will headline the two consecutive nights of this summer's First City Festival in Monterey, CA.

The second annual music festival will take over the Monterey County Fair and Event Center Aug. 23 and 24. The two-day event will host more than 30 bands across four stages, as well as a full carnival, with each festival ticket purchase receiving unlimited rides. This year will also feature the Beat Swap Meet, with vinyl collectors and dealers from around the country.

The First City roster also includes Phantogram, Best Coast, The Naked and Famous, Dawes, Cults, Future Islands, Midlake and Miniature Tigers, among others. The full daily lineup is listed below.

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Miniature Tigers
 
Midlake
 
Cults
 
Dawes
 
The Naked and Famous
 
Best Coast
 
Phantogram
 
The National
 
Beck

Single-day tickets, two-day passes and VIP tickets are on sale now at the festival website.

Saturday, Aug. 23
Beck
Phantogram
Best Coast
CocoRosie
Blind Pilot
Tokyo Police Club
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Midlake
How To Dress Well
Tanlines
Miniature Tigers
Speedy Ortiz
The Stepkids
Mimicking Birds
Mr Little Jeans
The Lonely Wild
Doe Eye
Survival Guide

Sunday, Aug. 24
The National
The Naked and Famous
Dawes
Cults
Future Islands
Lake Street Dive
Geographer
Liars
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
San Fermin
The Men
Lo-Fang
Connan Mockasin
Midi Matilda
Sleepy Sun
Quilt
The Family Quest
Cool Ghouls

 

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