Fest mania: a Big F’in Deal in the Bay Area

    June 9 will bring the annual BFD to the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. As in the past, the concert is being put on by San Francisco radio station KITS Live 105. The lineup is a mix of indie and big radio draws. Of interest to Prefix readers will be acts like CSS, Interpol (pictured), Bloc Party, Queens of the Stone Age, Kaiser Chiefs, Social Distortion, Cold War Kids, Silversun Pickups, and the Faint. Of interest to pimply-faced teenagers who may stumble across this site looking for help on their English grammar homework are bands like Sum 41, Tiger Army, the Bravery, Shiny Toy Guns. Head to the fest’s site for who else is playing and other information.