San Diego IndieFest 7: Indie Rock, Film Festival and Beer

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Live music. Beer gardens. Interactive Art Activities. Short Films. Food Galore.  San Diego IndieFest 7 is the perfect weekend destination for any San Diegan to do what she loves to do.  The festival motto, “No Safety in Sameness,” truly captivates the diversity of this annual event.  In its seventh consecutive year, the weekend-long  festival takes place March 12-13, 2011 at the NTC Promenade at Liberty Station, right on the bay.

See what’s going on throughout the weekend:


Want to help get the party started before the festival even begins? Attend the Artist/ Industry Mixer on Friday, March 11, at Humphrey’s Music Club. It’s just $10 at the door for the general public, Ages 21+


Now that you’ve gotten your classy cocktail on at Humphrey’s last night, you can enjoy the festival festivities all day long. There is an all-day line up of music acts from all over America. FIVE stages bring a variety of sounds to draw the attention of every music lover.  Tam Tam Mandingue opens the main stage at 11:45am with a traditional West African drumming performance.  And James Marsters, also known as Spike from the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be performing songs from his albums Civilized Man and Like a Waterfall.  Other notable acts include We Are Scientists, AWOLNATION, Vokab Kompany, White Apple Tree and many more.

And if you haven’t had enough yet, there is always the IndieFest 7 Official AFTER PARTY at Corvette Diner, NTC. It is just a short WALK from the Main Stage and everyone gets in free with their IndieFest wristband.  They have a full menu, arcade AND Bar. This venue welcomes all ages.


The Film Stage continues on Sunday to wrap up the weekend.  They will be featuring a comedy called The Little Matchmakers, where 10-year-olds Lily and Pepin play matchmakers to their divorced parents, helping them find love in San Diego. There will also be music videos and an awards ceremony to conclude the IndieFest celebration of music, art and culture.

Last year over 1,000 people were turned away, so get your tickets now to avoid the disappointment.

For more information and to see the complete line-up for Saturday, go to the IndieFest 7 website.

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