Hana Vu Stirred Youthful Reminiscence And Forecast A Great Weekend of Music At This Ain’t No Picnic REVIEW+PHOTOS: Hana Vu at This Ain't No Picnic 8/27/22
LOS ANGELES, CA-
“…Hana Vu stood in the middle of the Greens Stage in a bucket hat, cargo pants, t-shirt, guitar, and voice that was too big for her body. With an indie-singer-songwriter sound that reminded me of a garage band that was destined to make it big, I could understand why some have referred to her as DIY indie. Hana and her band’s laid-back, ego-less style was charming and her music was phenomenal: calm, timely, timeless, and yet entirely of the age that we are living in. How exactly did she pull that off?
As one of the first, if not the first, acts of the This Ain’t No Picnic festival she was charged with energizing the audience in preparation for the next two days. The crowd was split between those willing to stand in the sun at the front of the stage and those sitting in the back under the shade of two sycamore trees—picnic style. I was in the back and as I bobbed my head up and down to the relaxed fit of Hana’s music I felt nostalgic for my teenage years when my friends and I would drive around town listening to music and pretending we lived anywhere else than rural Kentucky…”
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