Alice Summerthing 2012

Alice Summerthing 2012

Radio Station Alice put on their annual free Summerthing Concert in Golden Gate Park at the renamed Hellman Hollow (formerly known as Speedway Meadow) Thousands came to check out the lineup featuring Vicci Martinez, Graffiti6, Scars on 45, Boys Like Girls, and Adam Lambert.

What more can you ask for on a Sunday afternoon, picnic? food trucks? giveaways? quality time with friends? live music? and girls screaming at the top of their lungs? I can do without the screaming. It always boggles my mind as to why people actually scream when they see their favorite musician or singer. Maybe clapping is a good response to saying that some musical artist has done a good job is good, but screaming, I could never understand. Please spare my ears so I can actually listen to the music.

The performances were lively, but unfortunately the artists were out of my element of familiarity. At most each artist performed only one of their more popular hits. Nevertheless, the show was entertaining and seeing that the crowd was really into it gave proof that the show was great.

Alice Summerthing 2012 was cool, now let’s look forward to Alice’s Now and Zen Concert 2012 later this year.

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Do you like bubbles? There were plenty at Alice Summerthing 2012.

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Vicci Martinez photographing with a fan after her performance.

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Jamie Scott on the acoustic guitar at Summerthing 2012.

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Pete Cherry of Graffiti6 on the bass.

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Graffiti6 duo (TommyD and Jamie Scott) jammin' at Summerthing 2012.

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Danny Bemrose of Scars 45 on lead guitar and vocals.

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Scars on 45 Chris Durling bangin' the drums.

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Stuart Nichols of Scars on 45 lays down the bass beats.

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David Nowakowski on the keys.

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Vocalist Aimee Driver of Scars on 45

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Vocalist Aimee Driver of Scars on 45.

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Martin Johnson of Boys Like Girls on lead vocals and electric guitar.

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Martin Johnson of Boys Like Girls feeling the energy from the crowd.

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Martin Johnson of Boys Like Girls better be wearing some Speedos because it can get chilly in SF.

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Paul DiGiovanni of Boys Like Girls generating energy for the crowd.

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Boys Like Girls Morgan Dorr on the bass.

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shhh listen...

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Adam Lambert's bassist and drummer rockin' it at Summerthing 2012.

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Hittin' the keys for Adam Lambert.

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Love the reflection on Adam Lambert's shades.

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Tommy Joe Ratliff on Electric Guitar for Adam Lambert.

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Adam Lambert and his fierce stare.

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