Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

October 15, 2016 - October 16, 2016
October 15, 2016 - October 16, 2016
San Francisco
San Francisco
 

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Treasure Island Music Festival is an annual two-day music festival that takes place on Treasure Island, California, located in the San Francisco Bay. The festival is produced by Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment (APE).

The first day of the festival consists of electronica and hip hop/rap influenced performers while the second day consists of rock and indie rock influenced performers. Each day the sets are split between two separate, nearby stages, however the performances are staggered such that attendees can listen to every performer. Typically, the northernmost stage is the main stage on which the headliner plays.

The music festival is noted to be rain or shine. Although the weather in the San Francisco Bay Area is typically mild, rain and wind in autumn is not uncommon and poses a challenge to both attendees and performers.[1]

Parking on the island is limited and as such, each year the majority of private vehicles are left in the parking lot at AT&T Park or Bill Graham Auditorium, depending on the year, and a shuttle service is provided to the island. The organizers also claim this reduces traffic congestion on the island. The Treasure Island Music Festival has also been noted for its emphasis on reducing carbon emissions: organizers provide zero emission bus services to the island from the city of San Francisco and emphasize the use of composting.[2]

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O'Shea Jackson Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined the seminal rap group N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes). After leaving N.W.A in December 1989,[1] he built a successful solo career in music and films. Additionally, he has served as one of the producers of the Showtime television series Barbershop and the TBS series Are We There Yet?, both of which are based upon films in which he portrayed the main character.

Ice Cube is noted as a seminal lyricist and storyteller and is regarded as a brutally honest rapper;[citation needed] his lyrics are often political or socio-political, as well as violent, confrontational, and aggressive, and he is considered one of the founding artists in gangsta rap. He was ranked number 8 on MTV's list of the 10 Greatest MCs of All Time, while fellow rapper Snoop Dogg ranked Ice Cube as the greatest MC of all time.[citation needed] AllMusic has called him one of hip-hop's best and most controversial artists,[2] as well as "one of rap's greatest storytellers".[3] In 2012, The Source ranked him number 14 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.[4] In 2014, About.com ranked him number 11 on their list of the "50 Greatest MCs of All Time".[5]

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Treasure Island, San Francisco
Treasure Island is an artificial island in San Francisco Bay and a neighborhood of the City of San Francisco. Built 1936–37 for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, the island's World’s Fair site is a California Historical Landmark. Buildings there have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the historical Naval Station Treasure Island and auxiliary air facility (for airships, blimps, dirigibles, planes and seaplanes) are designated in the Geographic Names Information System.

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First Day of Treasure Island Sees Huge Delays Due to Inclement Weather
mxdwn  –  October 17, 2016
A blustery beginning ignited the first day of Treasure Island Music Festival 2016. Early on in the day, the Pier, which housed the ferris wheel and several vendors, shut down after high winds and a report of one injury to a woman. Despite all of the havoc ...
‘Human Pinball’ entertains at Treasure Island Music Festival 2016
San Francisco Gate  –  October 16, 2016
Human pinball game at Treasure Island Music Festival. The fast and wild wind shut down the Treasure Island pier for most of Saturday during the island’s music festival. But during a brief time that a portion of the pier was open, festivalgoers lined up ...
Windstorm Disrupts Treasure Island Music Festival, But Show Goes On (And Kamaiyah Saves the Day)
East Bay Express  –  October 15, 2016
Pummeling rain and heavy winds caused multi-hour delays — and more than a little bit of confusion — at today's Treasure Island Music Festival. But the skies eventually cleared and the show did go on. Festival promoters reported that bad weather forced ...
Wind, Rain Wreak Havoc On Treasure Island Music Festival, 1 Hurt
Sanfrancisco cbslocal  –  October 15, 2016
MORE INFO: Treasure Island Music Festival Survival Guide Fans waiting to see @youngthug play the Bridge Stage at @timfsf https://t.co/nr16DXvlcU— LIVE 105 (@LIVE105) October 16, 2016 .@Apeconcerts says travel issues delaying artists at @timfsf pushing ...
Survival Guide: Treasure Island Music Festival 2016
live105.cbslocal.com  –  October 14, 2016
The massive Treasure Island Music Festival comes to our beloved island in the Bay this weekend and we’ve compiled some helpful information and links to make your festival experience better. There are still limited tickets available go to ...
Treasure Island Music Festival fan memories
San Francisco Chronicle  –  October 13, 2016
A fan takes a video during the Treasure Island Music Festival on Treasure Island in San Francisco, Calif. Sunday, October 19, 2014 With 2016 the last year Treasure Island Music Festival will be on on its namesake island, The Chronicle asked for the event ...
Treasure Island Music Festival Finale
Metroactive Activate  –  October 13, 2016
It’s the end of an era. This year’s 10th annual Treasure Island Music Festival marks the final lineup on the man made island in the middle of the bay. A massive housing development and infrastructure project in the works for decades is breaking ground ...
Treasure Island 2016: 12 Must See Acts — SF 10/15-16 [Festival Preview]
themusicninja.com  –  October 12, 2016
If you’ve been following The Music Ninja over the last few years, you already know that Treasure Island Music Festival reigns ... worn out from over-crowded events. 2016 is an important year for the festival marking both its 10th anniversary and ...
Win tickets to Treasure Island Music Festival 2016
Consequence of Sound  –  October 10, 2016
Treasure Island Music Festival will return to San Francisco this very weekend, October 15th-16th, for its 10th year and its final one at its namesake location. To celebrate the anniversary, the event is going big with a stacked lineup of diverse favorites.
Treasure Island Music Festival: One last hurrah before big changes
San Jose Mercury News  –  October 10, 2016
One of the things that makes the annual Treasure Island Music Festival so special is the setting ... as organizers announced late last month that they were moving the 2016 festival to a new site on the island. The event, traditionally held on the Great ...
5 Reasons Not to Miss Treasure Island Music Fest’s Final Run on the Island
upout.com  –  October 9, 2016
The Treasure Island Music Festival, in case you hadn’t heard ... as well as cool art installations and art pieces to buy onsite. In 2016, the music festival has officially been going on for 10 years! It’s the last year on the island, the end of ...
Playlist: Get ready for the 2016 Treasure Island Music Festival with over three hours of TIMF jams
The Bay Bridged  –  October 7, 2016
There are a lot of music festivals these days, but few offer the all-around excellence of the 2016 Treasure Island Music Festival, coming up on October 15 and 16. True to form, the tenth installment of this annual favorite offers a diverse lineup of rock ...
The N.W.A. Reunion You Don’t Want To Miss & Treasure Island Music Festivals Top Acts
thissongslaps.com  –  October 4, 2016
With what’s been a pretty wild 2016 is beginning to hit those last few wind-down months, there’s going to be no better way to officially welcome those cool fall breezes other than Treasure Island Music Festival. Tickets are still available for this ama ...

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