This summer Monterey will see the return of the First City Festival at the County Fair and Event Center. The two day fest (August 23-24, 2014) starting dropping names starting with Beck and The National as headliners.
More of the First City Festival 2014 lineup: The Naked And Famous, Phantogram, Best Coast, Dawes, Cults, Cocorosie, Blind Pilot, Lake Street Dive, Tokyo Police Club, Geographer, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Midlake, How To Dress Well, San Fermin, The Men, Lo-Fang, Miniature Tigers, Speedy Ortiz, Midi Matilda, Sleepy Sun, The Stepkids, Mimicking Birds, Quilt, Mr Little Jeans, The Lonely Wild, The Family Crest, Doe Eye, Cool Ghouls, Survival Guide
Two-day GA tickets are $159.50 and VIP passes are $289.50 with no service fees and a “layaway” option. This year the ticket price includes unlimited access to carnival rides.