This being included in coverage from this past summer is as much of a surprise to me as it is to you reading. After Newport Folk it came to light that I knew who to contact for a pass, thanks Meghan, and I had a free place to stay, big time thanks to Jillian and her boyfriend Will. It was a matter of how much would the plane ticket cost. With the go ahead from Lauren, while at a concert I bought a round trip ticket 10 days before hand and just had a blast in Golden Gate Park. While I didn't see as many bands as I do at a regular festival, it was amazing. This was also my first taste of West Coast live music and boy did it not disappoint. I'm still pinching myself that this took place. Also for the record this is as much a food and wine festival as it is a music festival. It's truly astounding. If you can make it out to this festival next year, just do it. Enjoy the highlights.
Sorry for the lack of updates, but it has been a busy time in May. Lots of things are in motion both personally and professionally, so it's been tough to update. I've seen some legends since updating last, including Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds, Diana Ross, Metallica, Carl Palmer, and The Delfonics. I saw Kikagaku Moyo, a Japanese psychedelic rock band. It was only their second New York City performance ever. I worked another Tulip Festival for the City of Albany and Lauren graduated pharmacy school. Here are a bunch of photos covering all of that in no particular order.