All Points West’s Essential Sets: From Jay-Z to Gaslight Anthem

July 28th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

Why it’s worth baking in the sun to see Heartless Bastards’ Erika Wennerstrom howl in the afternoon heat, squeezing in the tightly packed crowd to catch Jay-Z at his first-ever U.S. fest and pay attention to the Elvis Costello rock of the Postelles: here’s a rundown of 24 must-see sets at this weekend’s All Points West festival in New Jersey. Headliners Coldplay and Tool are clear picks along with My Bloody Valentine and the Black Keys, but what about the National, Gaslight Anthem, Shearwater, Organized Konfusion and Flying Lotus? Two dozen reasons to hit the grounds early and stay ’til the end are right here. And as always, Rolling Stone will be all over APW bringing you reports and interviews throughout the weekend, so stay tuned:

• All Points West’s Best: 24 Can’t-Miss Sets


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