Sean Carlson

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    FYF Fest 2012: A Complex Punk Portrait of the SoCal Music Scene

    See Also:*FYF Fest Two-Day Line-up Announced*The Growlers Announce New Album Release* Pacific Festival: The Dunes AnnouncedFYF Fest creator Sean Carlson would've been all of 12-years-old when Hawthorne natives Red Kross made their last album in 1997. Still, he cites some of the band's early releases ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Descendents, Broken Social Scene and More at FYF Fest Last Saturday

    Brandon Ferguson​FYF FestSept. 3, 2011Downtown LAThis year's Fuck Yeah Fest was much like previous ones. It was held in the dusty, weed-strewn urban splendor of Los Angeles State Historic Park, it was attended by tens of thousands of people who turned out for 34 top-shelf indie bands spread across ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2010

    FYF Fest @ Los Angeles State Historic Park Over the Weekend

    Mary Bell/OC WeeklyThe Rapture closed out the festival​Check out our FYF Fest slideshow here!FYF FestLos Angeles State Historic ParkSeptember 4, 2010Don't let anyone mislead you about  FYF Fest. It was not held in the shadow of downtown Los Angeles. The daylong  celebration of all thing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Free Ticket Tuesdays: Three Pairs of Tickets to FYF

    ​This could be the best lineup of any festival this year, and we're giving away tickets! Three pairs, to be exact. As founder Sean Carlson said in our interview with him last week, "I don't think about growth or direction. I just think about what's best for the audience." That includes s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    FYF's Sean Carlson and the Art of Modesty

    Flickr user Incase.Sean Carlson, FYF founder​If you look at the more than half-decade run of Los Angeles music shindig, FYF Fest, and the lineups strung together by founder Sean Carlson through the years, it's sort of mind boggling to consider he's only 25.  This year's show, which will featu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Wavves at the Glass House Over the Weekend

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​Check out our Wavves/Growlers/Crystal Antlers/Abe Vigoda slideshow here!Wavves/Growlers/Crystal Antlers/Abe Vigoda August 13, 2010 The Glass House The Hype: In 2004, an energetic 18-year-old named Sean Carlson pulled together the first Fuck Yeah Fest in Echo Par ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2005

    Youth of America

    Sean Carlson: Fuck Yeah For The Kids