Don't forget to check out FREE concerts by MGMT, Mission of Burma, and The Static Jacks this weekend as Fenway goes coast-to-coast! First, MGMT takes the stage by the ocean at the 2011 Nike US Open of Surfing at Huntington Beach, CA on Saturday, August 6th. The concert is part of Nike’s self-proclaimed “Surfing Music Lineup,” including artists Jimmy Eat World, Surfer Blood, The Sounds, and Dead Country with MGMT headlining. MGMT will play at 4:30 pm at the conclusion of the day’s surfing competition. The concert is free and open to the general public. More information can be found at Nike’s official site.
3,000 miles away, Mission of Burma is slated to appear Sunday, August 7th at 3:00 pm at the Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club along the East River in lower Manhattan. Presented in association with the Seaport Music Festival on Pier 17 and the RiverRocks Series on Pier 54, the free concert and will take place on Beekman’s 200-ton sandy beach overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge. The show is limited to 1,100 people so get there early when doors open at 11:30 am. The beach is limited to audience members 21+ only and further details can be found here.
Finally, rounding out the weekend, The Static Jacks will play a free show at The Echo Club on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on Monday, August 8th. The show starts at 8:30 pm and features performances from Active Child, Touche, and Sleeping Bags. Open only to those 21+, check out the official site for full show information.