The "This Ain't No Picnic" festival July 4 in Irvine, Calif., will
emphasize experimental music and indie rock. The lineup for the show at
Oak Canyon Ranch includes Sonic Youth, Sleater-Kinney,
Rocket From the Crypt, Guided By Voices, Sunny Day Real
Estate, the Boredoms, Apples in Stereo, Superchunk,
Will Oldham, Hovercraft, Scarnella and Looper.
Also on the bill is Mike Watt, whose '80s band the Minutemen
wrote the song after which the festival is named.