Known for their viral videos and quirky sound, alternative rockers OK Go close the 75th Season in celebratory style. Local band The Family Crest opens with an eclectic blend of indie rock and classical musicianship.
Los Angeles quartet OK Go have been called "the first post-internet band" and are at the forefront of an emerging class of independent creative entrepreneurs making art in both digital and physical spaces. OK Go's self-directed videos have been viewed over 150 million times on YouTube and the group has garnered accolades from everyone from People Magazine, MTV, and Billboard to Business Week, Apple, and pundit Stephen Colbert.
The Family Crest
The Family Crest is an orchestral indie collective based in San Francisco. Beginning as a collaborative recording project in 2008, the group evolved by 2010 into a six-piece band featuring Liam McCormick (Voice and Guitar), John Seeterlin(Bass), Charlie Giesige (Drums, Percussion), Laura Bergmann (Flute, Percussion, Voice), and Lucas Chen (Cello), and Owen Sutt(Violin). Fusing rock, classical, folk, and jazz, the band’s versatile style has become a favorite of music lovers in San Francisco and around the world.
About the Stern Grove Festival
Stern Grove Festival Association is a non-profit organization committed to providing the people of the Bay Area with admission-free access to diverse performing arts.
Every year since 1938, the organization presents Stern Grove Festival, an admission-free performing arts series, in Sigmund Stern Grove, a beautiful outdoor amphitheater located at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard in San Francisco.