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Friday, March 9, 2012

Woodsist Fest Will Bring Real Estate, Thee Oh Sees, the Fresh & Onlys, and More to Big Sur

Posted By on Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 11:04 AM

The Henry Miller Library: Not a bad place to see some music. - HENRY MILLER LIBRARY

Bay Area residents need but the slightest excuse for a weekend getaway down to Big Sur, sure -- but for local fans of woolly indie rock, the annual Woodsist Fest is pretty much the best justification imaginable for that two-hour drive. The festival takes place over a weekend at the Henry Miller Library, a placid and idyllic locale tucked away in the coastal redwoods. Which, come this August 4 and 5, will be an amazing setting to see both local favorites like Thee Oh Sees and the Fresh & Onlys, as well as out-of-towners like Real Estate, Woods, and Pierced Arrows. Tickets for the festival go on sale today; check out the full lineup after the jump.

Saturday, Aug. 4

Real Estate

Pierced Arrows


White Fence

The Mantles

Sunday, Aug. 5

Thee Oh Sees

The Fresh & Onlys

Michael Hurley

Peaking Lights


Sounds like a great chance to see these bands outside of the usual club setting. Tickets for the Woodsist festival go on sale at noon today (March 9). The Woodsist website also has some recommended places of lodging here, so you can spend the night down Big Sur.

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