phish festival 8 – day 1

Four AM wakeup call, plane to Vegas, plane to California, taxi to the desert, RV to the Valley, two Phish sets and 8 beers. Whew – long day.

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Cribb and Conner setting up shop at the campgrounds

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Our neighborhood for the weekend

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Inside the festival area at sunset

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Its all about the 8.

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The Fire Tornado

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Super realistic sights

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The end of the night got fuzzy.

foam

Sierra Nevada made this special phish brew for the festival!

Set I: Party Time, Chalkdust Torture, Moma Dance, NICU, Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan, Stash, I Didn’t Know, Poor Heart, Cavern, Beauty Of A Broken Heart, Ocelot, Time Turns Elastic

Set II: Punch You in the Eye, Down With Disease -> Prince Caspian > Wolfman’s Brother -> Piper -> Joy, David Bowie, Harry Hood, Golgi Apparatus

Encore: Character Zero

evening at the beach

Recap – We spent one evening on the beach for movie night.  We set up shop to watch the sunset, eat some great bbq and watch a movie with a laptop, mega projector and screen tied between two palm trees.  Ahhh. so nice.

Setting up for movie night on the beach.

Setting up for movie night on the beach.

Can't keep these guys out of the water.

Can't keep these guys out of the water.

Another fine sunset on water island.

Another fine sunset on water island.

The boys at twilight.

The boys at twilight.

Boats in the Bay before dark.

Boats in the Bay before dark.

Skyler head.

Skyler head.

Wesley the waterboy.

Wesley the waterboy.

Wesley head.

Wesley head.

The Elliot's - Eric, Jen, Ben, and Jack.

The Elliot's - Eric, Jen, Ben, and Jack.

My best friend.

My best friend.

The colors just keep getting more vivid in the sky.

The colors just keep getting more vivid in the sky.

Skyler and Wesley in the last twinkle of sun light.

Skyler and Wesley in the last twinkle of sun light.

This crab pinched Wesley in the toe.

This crab pinched Wesley on the toe.

Shot looking up at the palms surrounding the beach.

Shot looking up at the palms surrounding the beach.

Todd and Laura.

Todd and Laura.

Shot of a sunset cloud.

Shot of a sunset cloud.

Can't stop taking pictures of the rocking sunset.

Can't stop taking pictures of the rocking sunset.

Our best family shot with the sunset - probably a Christmas Card pic...

Our best family shot with the sunset - probably a Christmas Card pic...

Full bay shot with all the colors of the rainbow.

Full bay shot with all the colors of the rainbow.