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Treasure Island 2014 Lineup

The Treasure Island Festival, a two-day event hosted every October on an island near San Francisco, has announced its 2014 lineup. OutKast and Massive Attack will each headline a night, and the lineup is heavy with festival mainstays including Zedd, Alt-J, TV On The Radio, Janelle Monaé, Washed Out, and Banks. The recently reconvened New… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 17, 2014 - 4:12 pm

Watch Beck & Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss Perform “Let’s Get Lost” At Treasure Island

Both Beck and Sleigh Bells performed this past weekend at San Francisco’s Treasure Island. Festival-goers were given a nice surprise when Sleigh Bells frontwoman Alexis Krauss joined Beck onstage for the live debut of his Bat For Lashes collaboration “Let’s Get Lost,” which originally appeared on the Twilight: New Moon soundtrack. Check out the performance… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / October 21, 2013 - 6:29 pm

Artist Portraits From Treasure Island Festival 2013

In addition to our gallery of live shots from last weekend’s Treasure Island Festival, our photographer Moses Namkung snapped some intimate portraits of Sleigh Bells, Disclosure, Holy Ghost!, Palma Violets, and more. Check them out above. More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 21, 2013 - 5:45 pm

Photos: Treasure Island Festival 2013

People who live in the Bay Area are lucky. Not only did they get to enjoy the incredible Outside Lands lineup, a month later they get a whole other festival in the form of Treasure Island. A ton of great bands showed up there over the weekend, from James Blake to Holy Ghost! to Real… More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 21, 2013 - 5:10 pm

Treasure Island 2013 Lineup

Treasure Island Music Festival returns to San Francisco on October 19th and 20th. This year’s line-up includes Atoms For Peace, Beck, Animal Collective, Major Lazer, and many more. Check out the list of acts below. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / May 28, 2013 - 11:18 am

Watch Joanna Newsom Play A New Song At Treasure Island Festival

As made apparent by some other recent live appearances, Joanna Newsom seems to be cooking up some new material. Giving further cadence to this idea is this live footage from this weekend’s Treasure Island Festival in San Francisco, where Newsom played a new, flighty piano ballad that’s been given the unofficial title “Look And Despair.”… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 15, 2012 - 11:04 am

Treasure Island Festival 2012 Lineup

San Francisco’s Treasure Island Festival — which takes place 10/13 & 10/14 — announced its full lineup today, a roster featuring the likes of the xx, Girl Talk, Best Coast, Divine Fits, Grimes, Hospitality, Ty Segall and more. The poster’s up top. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10 PST over at festival’s website. More »

By: Corban Goble / June 26, 2012 - 3:49 pm

Stereogum’s 10 Most Anticipated Fall Music Festivals Of 2011

The summer slate of festivals can surely get a little overwhelming, as year after year, more and more events are added to an already-saturated calendar. That growth, given the fact that most of these concert events are totally cleaning up from a bottom line perspective, probably won’t change in 2012 (although lingering issues associated with… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 22, 2011 - 11:21 am

Treasure Island 2011 Lineup

Treasure Island Fest will celebrate its fifth year with an all new crop of artists playing the San Francisco Bay 10/15 and 10/16. The second day is headlined by Death Cab For Cutie while Saturday’s lineup is topped by Empire Of The Sun, who are much more popular than you realize. Check out the confirmed… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 26, 2011 - 3:23 pm

Treasure Island Music Festival Lineup

Tickets go on sale for San Fransisco’s Treasure Island Music Festival tomorrow, and organizers revealed the two-day fest’s lineup today. Headlining Friday are LCD Soundsystem and Deadmau5, and Belle & Sebastian and the National headline Sunday. Looking at each day’s list, it seems like they want you to tear it up on Saturday and bring… More »

By: jessica / July 12, 2010 - 3:42 pm

Treasure Island Fest 2009 In Photos

This past Saturday and Sunday was the third annual Treasure Island Festival, on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. We sent Josh Bis to capture the weekend in photos. sounds of buzz… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 20, 2009 - 9:31 am

Treasure Island 2009 Partial Lineup

The lineup for this fall’s Treasure Island won’t be announced until 7/13, but we were tipped to a few folks who’ll definitely be playing the Bay Area fest: MGMT, MSTRKRFT, and Girl Talk on 10/17 and for those less into booty shaking, Flaming Lips, Beirut, and Decemberists on 10/18. Updates at the official site. More »

By: brandon / June 25, 2009 - 3:39 pm

Raconteurs, Justice Visiting Treasure Island 2008

Yes, festival glut is real. But the upshot is an increasingly vibrant (and for bands, lucrative) festival circuit that increases the odds an insane multi-day lineup will be coming to a town near you. Treasure Island’s 2008 bill is fairly killing — the Raconteurs, Justice, TV On The Radio (Sitek, leave Scarlett at home), Tega… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 21, 2008 - 1:07 pm