IndieFest ’11

Look at the line-up for this year's IndieFest.

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Black Party Politics
Black Party Politics doesn't shy away from the issues. The rock band loads their lyrics with socially and politically relevant topics. They take on the Durga Sound Main Stage at 1:15 p.m.
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Tam Tam Mandingue
Tam Tam Mandigue kicks off the 2011 San Diego IndieFest 7 at the Durga Sound Main Stage (stage presented by 91X). Part of the West African drumming tradition, Tam Tam members perform to the beat of their own drums at 11:45 a.m. All music performances will be held on March 12.
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The Angie-Swan
Funk artist the Angie-Swan follows Tam Tam Mandingue at 12 p.m. on the Durga Sound Main Stage.
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The Inheritance
The Inheritance, an experimental power-pop band from San Diego, performs at 12:30 p.m. on the same stage.
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Black Party Politics
Black Party Politics doesn't shy away from the issues. The rock band loads their lyrics with socially and politically relevant topics. They take on the Durga Sound Main Stage at 1:15 p.m.
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Audible Mainframe
Hailing from Boston, Audible Mainframe seeks to combine the old and new worlds of hip-hop in their music. Mainframe takes the Durga Sound Main Stage at 2 p.m.
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The New Up
The New Up is a self-proclaimed psychedelic indie band from San Francisco. They'll be psyching up the crowd at the Durga Sound Main Stage at 2:45 p.m.
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Republic of Letters
The Republic of Letters goes on the Durga Sound Main Stage at 3:30 p.m., right after the New Up. This alternative-rock group was nominated for the San Diego Music Award for Best Alternative Band in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
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Vanaprasta
With their Hindu-inspired name and experimental rock style, Vanaprasta comes to the Durga Sound Main Stage at 4:15 p.m.
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James Marsters
Singer/songwriter James Marsters first became famous playing British vampire Spike on the T.V. show "Bufffy the Vampire Slayer." He'll be on the Durga Sound Stage at 5 p.m.
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Vokab Kompany
This seven-piece indie-electronic band is Vokab Kompany. The San Diego locals will release their next, self-titled album this summer. They perform at 6 p.m. on the Durga Sound Main Stage.
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AWOLNATION
AWOLNation touches down to earth for IndieFest at 6:45 p.m. on the Durga Sound Main Stage. This is the latest endeavor from Aaron Bruno (formerly of Under the Influence of Giants) with a dark, heavy sound and a preoccupation with outer space.
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Jorge and Alexa Narvaez
This duo first made audiences say "Aw" when they became an overnight Youtube sensation. Jorge and Alexa Narvaez have since been guests on "Ellen" and "On Air With Ryan Seacrest," singing their father-daughter duets. They will put in an appearance on the Durga Sound Main Stage at 7:45 p.m.
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Danielle LoPresti & the Masses
Danielle LoPresti wears many hats for IndieFest. Not only is she a founder and producer of the event, but her group, Danielle LoPresti and the Masses, will be performing at 8 p.m. on the Durga Sound Main Stage.
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We Are Scientists
We Are Scientists are an indie rock group based in New York. In addition to tours in the US and UK, members Keith Murray and Chris Cain created a seven episodes of a TV short, "Steve Wants His Money," for MTV UK. The Scientists will round out the day on the Durga Sound Main Stage at 9:30 p.m.
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Bob Frye Trio
San Diego locals the Bob Frye Trio bring in the classics with their jazz-fusion style. They will be the first performers of the day at 12 p.m. on the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage (presented by NUG Records).
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Shaimus
Alternative band Shaimus know how to put themselves out there. The five-man band has songs featured on Rock Band 2, Guitar Hero, the suspense flick "The Roommate" and TV shows "One Tree Hill" and "Ruby and the Rockits." They'll be featured on the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at 1:30 p.m., right after the Groove Kitties.
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Citabria
Citabria, a progressive rock band from San Jose, released their first EP, "The Stereo Guillotine," last year. They'll be on the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at 2:15 p.m.
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Love Darling
This three-person indie rock band is Love Darling. They're straight from the heart of Hollywood, and they will perform at the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at 3 p.m.
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Martian Horses
Martian Horses are a collaboration of 10 musicians that provide an orchestral post-rock sound. In addition to the typical drums, bass and guitar used by most bands, this group incorporates the marimba, viola, cello and more. Martian Horses take over the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at 3:45 p.m.
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Celeste Kellogg
Celeste Kellogg is a Nashville recording artist and actress from Virginia. This young musician has performed with Raven, the Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, LeAnn Rimes and more. She'll be singing solo at 4:30 p.m. on the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at IndieFest.
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The Filthy Violets
The local San Diegans in tthe Filthy Violets are alternative rockers who came together while playing at a Sunday morning service at an Escondido church. They'll turn up the volume at 5:15 p.m. on the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage.
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Simeon Flick
Northern California native Simeon Flick brings his alternative, folk sound down to the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at 6 p.m.
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Monette Marino Keita
Monette Marino Keita, a local percussionist who plays West African beats, drums her way on to the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at 6:45 p.m.
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Gayle Skidmore
San Diego's Gayle Skimore is an indie folk pop singer will mesmerize the audience at the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at 7:30 p.m.
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Todo Mundo
Todo Mundo offers an international blend of reggae, rumba and samba on the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at 8:15 p.m.
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Sour Soul
Alternative indie band Sour Soul will steer clear of sour notes at 9 p.m. on the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage.
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UBUV
Universal Beats Universal Vibe combines stage dress-up, live dance and instrumentation for a unique performance at the Craig Yerkes Acoustic Stage at 10:30 p.m.
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ACIDIC
L.A. band ACIDIC shows off their alternative rock style at 1:30 p.m. on Mar. 12 at the ARTS Stage, presented by ARTS -- A Reason to Survive.
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BMartini
Former Chicagoan turned San Diegan BMartini brings his introspective hip-hop to the ARTS Stage at 2:15 p.m.
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Sheila Soundergard
Singer/songwriter Sheila Soundergard plays a blend of alternative and indie music on the ARTS Stage at 3:45 p.m.
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Lenny Morris
On the ARTS Stage, Lenny Morris, an acoustic guitarist and singer, performs at 4:30 p.m.
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The Green Children
Electronic pop duo the Green Children are ethereal musicians and creators of the Green Children Foundation to support microcredit. They will be on the ARTS Stage at 6 p.m.
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In Lieu Of
Alternative duo In Lieu Of come from L.A. to perform their eclectic sound on the ARTS Stage at 6:45 p.m.
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Joseph Pfeifer
Indie pop artist Joseph Pfeifer will give his fellow San Diegans a show at the ARTS Stage at 7:30 p.m.
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Osceola DuBois
Rapper Osceola DuBois spent his early childhood overseas in places like Egypt and Turkey. He brings this international exposure to his music here in San Diego. DuBois will be on the ARTS Stage at 8:15 p.m.
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Reverend Stickman
Hopping over to another area, the Watercolor Stage -- presented by Jon Block Creations -- kicks off with Ruthless Hippies Poetry Ruckus at 12 p.m., followed closely by alternative rocker Reverend Stickman (pictured above) at 12:45 p.m.
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Eben Brooks Band
The Eben Brooks Band consider themselves working-class super heroes who "make music to save the world by." They sponsor a monthly concert series at Lestat's called Heroes Against Hunger that benefits the San Diego Food Bank. The band takes time off its philanthropic efforts to perform at the Watercolor Stage at 1:30 p.m.
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Emily Tessmer
San Diego local Emily Tessmer, known for her acoustic balladeering, plays on the Watercolor Stage at 2:15 p.m.
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May Stands Still
May Stands Still, a local band led by self-taught musician Emily Herndon, brings their heartfelt melodies to the Watercolor Stage at 3 p.m.
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Theta Naught
Musical collective Theta Naught combines classical instruments with rock style at 4:30 p.m. on the Watercolor Stage.
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Mike De La Rocha
Singer/songwriter Mike De La Rocha is a musical voice for youth development and juvenile justice. He'll be on the Watercolor Stage at 5:15 p.m.
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Kenny Eng
Kenny Eng, a local singer/songwriter, was nominated for the 2010 San Diego Music Award for Best Acoustic. He takes his talent onstage at 6 p.m. on the Watercolor Stage.
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Sister Speak
Samantha Cathcart and Sherri-Anne make up the singing duo Sister Speak. The unrelated performers will be on the Watercolor Stage at 6:45 p.m. Shortly after is the last act of the day, Brianna Conroy.
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