June 8th, 2013. We take a look back at the second annual “Back To Basics” hip hop music festival held at The Observatory here in Santa Ana, CA. Out Da House and The Observatory collaborate on putting together this show that has grown into a concert that is not to be missed. GCS had a vendor booth there and let’s just say that it was busy all day. We only had a few minutes to sneak away and catch 2Mex and Sage Francis for a few tracks. Stay tuned for more from the Back To Basics music festival.
One of our personal favorites, Rhode Island’s own Sage Francis blessed The Observatory stage for a very cool $5 tuesday night show. Sage has been on the road for a good minute to promote his new album “Copper Gone“. The room was packed with avid fans that were receptive to the new material as well as eager to hear the classics. As always, he did not disappoint. The quiet freight train that is Sage hit the crowd with a constant barrage of deep thought and great music. And did we mention leg, a whole lot of leg. We can’t wait until the next time we can see this giant perform. Continue reading to see the rest of the photos from the night.