Monday Photo Blog: Budget Rock RIP edition

October 24th, 2011 by

This past weekend marked the end of the Bay Area’s Budget Rock Fest. Ten years into it and Chris Owen, Mitch Cardwell and the whole gang wisely decided to pack it in. Don’t get me wrong — I’ve had plenty of fun at Budget Rock, but it’s good to see someone call it a day while they’re going on strong rather than dragging it out, you know? So, with that in mind, I thought I’d post a few shots from this year’s blow-out and a few hits/misses from the past few years too.

Dukes of Hamburg, Budget Rock 10, San Francisco, CA 22 October 2011 (photo by icki)

SLA, Budget Rock 10, San Francisco, CA, 22 October 2011 (photo by icki)

Donny Denim, Budget Rock 8, San Francisco, CA, 2009 (photo by icki)

Andy Levy, Budget Rock Hot Dog eating champion, 2010 (photo by icki)

The Rip Offs, Budget Rock 10, San Francisco, CA, 21 October 2011 (photo by icki)

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2 responses to “Monday Photo Blog: Budget Rock RIP edition”

25 10 2011
Dave (16:25:27) :

All of these are amazing. Well, maybe not the hot dog guy.

27 10 2011
Kjetil (12:23:24) :

That’s awesome. Hope the Budget Rock Fest goes on !

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