FM94/9’s Holiday Hootenanny

My Morning Jacket, Two Door Cinema Club, Matt and Kim, Delta Spirit all performed.

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Local music fans got more than they bargained for at FM94/9 Holiday Hootenanny on Saturday at the Jenny Craig Pavilion on the University of San Diego campus.
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My Morning Jacket (pictured), Two Door Cinema Club, Matt and Kim, and Delta Spirit all performed.
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My Morning Jacket closed out this year’s Hootenanny with a two-hour set.
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The band opened its set with “Victory Dance,” off of its latest release, "Circuital."
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Fronted by Jim James, the quintet wowed the Hootenanny crowd with extended instrumental jams and accompanying dazzling lights.
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Known for seamlessly blending the sounds of classic rock, folk rock and jam bands, My Morning Jacket treated the crowd to a number of their hits, including “One Big Holiday.”
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Jim James is also known for his work in the Monsters of Folk supergroup, alongside Connor Oberst and M. Ward.
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My Morning Jacket will tour through the United States throughout January, then leave for Japan in March.
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FM94/9’s midday DJ Hillary introduced the Irish indie rockers of Two Door Cinema Club.
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Two Door Cinema club anchored the main support slot with an energetic set that got the crowd out of their seats and dancing.
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Originally formed in 2007, the band found mainstream success with the hit single “What You Know.”
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During their set, Two Door Cinema Club worked their way through their debut EP, "Tourist History."
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Matt and Kim brought their raw and high-energy act to the Hootenanny stage following Delta Spirit.
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The Brooklyn-based duo produced a dance punk sound that drove the ruckus dance party.
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Matt and Kim have a long history of performing in San Diego, playing venues like the Che Café and the Loft.
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The 2011 Hootenanny is the third time they've performed in San Diego during 2011, including a headlining date at the House of Blues in June and an opening slot for the Honda Civic tour in October.
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The night kicked off with the locally based Delta Spirit.
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Playing to the hometown crowd, the band began reeling in folks from the outdoor beer garden.
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While winding through their first two releases, "Ode to Sunshine" and "History From Below," Delta Spirit sprinkled in new material from their upcoming album.
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The early Hootenanny crowd was treated to Delta Spirit’s driving rock sound in songs like “Bushwick Blues.”
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Delta Spirit mentioned that they will continue to open for My Morning Jacket throughout their winter tour.
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