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Festival Pass: Boots in the Park, a new Inglewood venue and Morrissey’s ‘Cruel’ return

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. We’re less than a week away from California loosening coronavirus restrictions. As of June 15, live music can start to come back in a big way. The first big event on our calendar is Boots in the Park, which returns to the SilverLakes complex in Norco on June 19. Reporter Kelli Skye Fadroski talked to the promoter about bringing back a big event as well as t...
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Boots in the Park headliner Chris Young talks country music festival’s return to Norco

Following a year and a half hiatus from the road due to the COVID-19 pandemic, country star Chris Young is ready to get back to it by headlining a pair of Boots in the Park country music festivals in California this month. “I’m very, very excited,” he said during a recent phone interview as he was heading into show rehearsals in his hometown of Nashville. “Now I just have to not, like, totally wear myself out up there, because I’m so excited to be on stage again.” Though he’s done some virtual e...
Tags: Music, California, Fresno, Sport, Park, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Music Festivals, Nashville, Coachella, Stagecoach, Orange County, Riverside County, Pacific Ocean, Florida Georgia Line


Morrissey, Blondie, Devo, Bauhaus top 2022 Cruel World Festival lineup

The inaugural Cruel World Festival is back on and heading to Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on May 14, 2022. The ’80s infused single-day fest was originally scheduled to take place back in 2020 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Southern California promoters Goldenvoice announced on Monday that the festival will make its debut in 2022 with most of its originally announced line-up including Morrissey, Blondie, Bauhaus and Devo. Crue...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Stagecoach, Pasadena, Rose Bowl, Clubhouse, Southern California, San Pedro, Concerts, Carson, Tyler Farr


Festival Pass: The latest on Coachella, Stagecoach, BeachLife and Rolling Loud

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. I’ve got good news for those of you who long to wander around the lush green fields of the Empire Polo Club (at least for Coachella’s first weekend) or want to set up a folding chair next to the beer barn to watch a feed from the Mane stage at Stagecoach: Both fests are coming back in April 2022. If you’ve gone to either Coachella or Stagecoach in previous ...
Tags: California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Stagecoach, Adam Lambert, Southern California, Old Town, Luke Bryan, San Bernardino, Brian May, Perry


Chris Janson, The Band Perry and Tyler Farr to headline Old Town Music Festival in Temecula

The Temecula Stampede has announced its two-day Old Town Music Festival featuring performances by Chris Janson, and Tyler Farr. The all-ages event will take place June 26-27 in the parking lot of the venue, which will be transformed into an outdoor festival with a large stage, full bars, food vendors, line dancing and more. Guests can also duck into The Temecula Stampede to take a break from the sun, listen to additional bands and test out their skills on a mechanical bull. Sign up for our Fe...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Stagecoach, San Pedro, San Bernardino, Perry, Chris Janson, Temecula, Tyler Farr, Top Stories PE, Music + Concerts, Kanan Road


Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals announce 2022 dates

Months after Riverside County officials pulled the plug on the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach Country Music Festival happening in April 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, festival organizers finally announced when the iconic events will return to the Empire Polo Club in Indio. After teasing fans with the first Coachella social media post in months — a 22-second video featuring the a desert landscape complete with windmills and rainbow tower art installation “Spectra” — ...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Stagecoach, Riverside County, Bay Area, Southern California, San Pedro, San Bernardino, Phoenix, Rage Against The Machine, Jane, Goldenvoice


Filipino-inspired music and food festival coming to San Pedro in October

Filipino culture will be celebrated with music and a lot of  food when a new festival comes to San Pedro in October. Tickets are on sale for FAHMfest, (Filipino American Heritage Month) which is expected to attract up to 10,000 people per day to Berth 46 in San Pedro Oct. 16-17 for a weekend that so far includes nearly two dozen musical acts and more than 50 food vendors. More music and food is expected to be added before October, organizers say. “We want our community to have a platform to perf...
Tags: Microsoft, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Williams, Music Festivals, San Pedro, San Bernardino, Heritage Month, Santa Anita Park, Music + Concerts, Top Stories Breeze, St San Pedro, Restaurants Food and Drink, Lulu Williams, Spawnbreezie Bay Area


Festival Pass: It’s a festival bonanza with these in-person events

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. To quote one of my favorite movies, “It’s all happening.” Even though I’m a music journalist, my life is nothing like the film “Almost Famous” (where that line comes from). However, every time I look in my inbox these days I think of that line because EVERYTHING IS HAPPENING. I have a ton of festival news for you this week. Lil Wayne has a new fest coming t...
Tags: Microsoft, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Lil Wayne, Coachella, Pasadena, Southern California, San Bernardino, Los Lobos, Cam, Costa Mesa, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum


How the BeachLife Festival kept its groove alive during the pandemic

Allen Sanford remembers standing stage-side watching the closing set at the inaugural BeachLife Festival in May 2019, finally taking a moment to reflect on the weekend. Under clear blue skies, thousands of people had hung out on blankets on the sand, danced on artificial turf. The 40 acts on stage were chosen to celebrate Redondo Beach’s laid-back vibe — including headliners Bob Weir, Brian Wilson, Ziggy Marley and Willie Nelson. “At the end of the last festival I finally took a breath during Wi...
Tags: Microsoft, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Willie Nelson, Music Festivals, Rob, Bob, Bob Marley, Nelson, Jeff Williams, San Bernardino, Lindberg, Saint Rocke, Sanford


Rolling Loud festival coming to San Bernardino in December, expands to three days

Rap festival Rolling Loud will return to San Bernardino in December and will expand to three days for the first time. The event will happen Dec. 10-12 at the NOS Event Center and will feature headliners Kid Cudi, J. Cole and Future. The massively popular festival started in Miami in 2015 before expanding to the Bay Area, Southern California and touring overseas. Rolling Loud first came to San Bernardino for two days in December 2017, counting Future as one of its headliners. The event moved to B...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Chris Brown, Music Festivals, Miami, Coachella, Pasadena, San Pedro, San Bernardino, Bay Area Southern California, Rolling Loud, NOS Event Center, Top Stories LADN


Day Trip festival in San Pedro adds a second day, releases lineup

At long last, Insomniac has finally released the lineup for the inaugural Day Trip festival in San Pedro on July 3 and in a surprise move, the promoter announced the addition of a second date for the event on July 4. The original July 3 date, which was announced last August, has been sold out for months, but tickets for the second day of music at Pier 46 at the Los Angeles Waterfront will go on sale at noon Friday, May 28. Sign up for our Festival Pass newsletter. Whether you are a Coachella li...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Chromeo, Music Festivals, Coachella, Bob Marley, Pasadena, San Pedro, San Bernardino, Jane, Clorox, Tchami, Insomniac, NOS Event Center


Head In The Clouds festival reveals 2021 dates and a move to Pasadena

Asian music and media company 88rising and Southern California concert promoter Goldenvoice have teamed up for the return of the hip-hop and dance music festival Head In The Clouds. For the first time since its 2018 debut, the fest will expand to two days, Saturday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 7. It will move from its previous home at Los Angeles State Historic Park to Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, where Goldenvoice has previously hosted festivals such as Arroyo Seco Weekend and Pasadena ...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Bob Marley, Pasadena, Rose Bowl, Southern California, Jane, Goldenvoice, Brookside, Arroyo Seco Weekend, Los Angeles State Historic Park, Music + Concerts


Summer 2021: In-person fairs and festivals in Southern California through September

After more than a year of large-scale fairs, festivals and events being a no-go because of the coronavirus pandemic, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, and it’s actually the sun, in case you’ve forgotten what it looks like. There are things to go and do this summer all over Southern California, from family favorites like the OC Fair and Pageant of the Masters to music festivals such as Hard Summer and BeachLife. While many of the events happening will be modified, and in many cases with s...
Tags: California, America, Sport, Kings of Leon, Things To Do, Soccer, Port Of Los Angeles, Gwen Stefani, Music Festivals, Las Vegas, Coachella, Orange, Palm Springs, Edward Hopper, Southern California, San Pedro


Festival Pass: BeachLife announces 2021 lineup

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now.It’s going to be a weird concert season. Instead of festival season starting in the spring, everything is moving to September and October. And if you love live music, the choices are going to be overwhelming, if they aren’t already, since everything seems to be happening over the same eight weekends, from festivals to amphitheater shows. Among the big fests ...
Tags: Apple, California, John Lennon, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Showtime, Long Beach, Music Festivals, Coachella, Bob Marley, Orange County, Keith Richards, Ana, Bay Area


From Beyoncé to David Bowie: 10 of the best Glastonbury sets ever

Ahead of a livestreamed version of the festival, here are some of the biggest and best performances from years gone by Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Culture, Pop and rock, Festivals, David Bowie, Glastonbury festival, Music Festivals, Mary J Blige, Leonard Cohen, New Order, Blur, Glastonbury, Lizzo, Orbital, PULP


BeachLifeFestival 2021 lineup includes Jane’s Addiction, Counting Crows, Bob Marley tribute

After canceling its 2020 sophomore event due to the coronavirus pandemic, the BeachLife Festival returns to Redondo Beach with a three-day event headlined by Los Angeles natives and alt-rock royalty Jane’s Addiction, who will top the lineup Friday Sept. 10 along with Cage the Elephant. Other headliners include Counting Crows on Saturday, Sept. 11, and Ziggy Marley and Stephen Marley performing the songs of their late father Bob Marley on Sept. 12. Also among the approximately four dozen acts on ...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, South Bay, Sanford, Jane, Redondo Beach, Thievery Corporation, Gary Clark, Pennywise, Stephen Marley


Guns N’ Roses, Megan Thee Stallion highlight 2021 BottleRock Napa lineup

If you think you already knew the lineup for BottleRock Napa Valley, well, think again. That’s because the bill that organizers just released today looks mighty different than what they had been pitching earlier this year (and in 2020). The headliners for the three-day event — still set for Sept. 3-5 at the Napa Valley Expo in downtown Napa — now include Guns N’ Roses, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, G-Eazy and Run the Jewels. This group of headliners includes only ...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Tennessee, Portugal, Fleetwood Mac, American Express, Music Festivals, Miley Cyrus, Coachella, Joe Lewis, Napa Valley, Anderson Paak, Dave Graham, Napa Valley Expo


What it was like at Silverado Showdown, Orange County’s first large-scale concert since COVID-19 shutdown

Live music is back, and while most attendees at the inaugural Silverado Showdown seemed thrilled to be out at a festival that offered a comfortable vibe on a cool overcast day, some people were still figuring out how to behave in crowds again. When the gates opened at noon for the rockabilly and punk rock fest at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado on Saturday, there was some initial hesitation and awkwardness among concertgoers. Signs asked people to wash hands and social distance, but that left some ...
Tags: Music, California, Cdc, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Alice, Jesse Gonzalez, Southern California, Concerts, Kevin O Leary, Silverado, Jesse Dayton, Orange County Sheriffs


Festival Pass: 3 festivals announce lineups; more Hollywood Bowl news

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. With the flood of new festival and concert announcements, it’s wild to think that it’s been two years since we had a summer concert season. This week alone we got more details on the Hollywood Bowl’s summer concert series; found out about a new reggae/rock festival in Orange County; saw slight lineup changes for this year’s Ohana; and learned the full lineu...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Orange County, Alice, Southern California, San Bernardino, Supremes, Kelly, Hollywood Bowl, LA Phil, Rock Roll Hall of Fame


Ohana Festival announces lineup changes for its September return to Dana Point

The fifth annual Ohana Festival is back on with the same headliners for Sept. 24-26, at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point after being postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The three-day, all-ages event is led by Kings of Leon on Friday, fest curator Eddie Vedder on Saturday and, for the first time ever, Vedder’s band Pearl Jam on Sunday. There are a few changes to the lineup from when it was originally announced in March 2020. The Pretenders have dropped off on Sunday, but have be...
Tags: California, Sport, Kings of Leon, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Bay Area, Broken Social Scene, Pearl Jam, Sharon Van Etten, Eddie Vedder, Dana Point, Brandi Carlile, Ohana, Doheny State Beach


Kayzo, Dillon Francis, Tiësto top Insomniac’s Beyond Wonderland lineup

After rescheduling its two-day Beyond Wonderland festival to Aug. 27-28 at NOS Events Center in San Bernardino last month, event promoters Insomniac have finally revealed the show lineup. Kayzo, Tiësto, Dillon Francis, Alison Wonderland, Diplo, Subtronics, Audiotistic, Sidepiece, Nicole Moudaber, Gryffin, Flosstradamus, Markus Schulz, Deorro and many more will perform as patrons take an immersive trip down the rabbit hole and explore Wonderland through numerous themed stages and areas, including...
Tags: Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Bay Area, San Bernardino, State, Insomniac, Santa Anita Park, NOS Events Center, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Music + Concerts, SoFi Stadium


Fortunate Youth, The Expendables to headline Summer Roots Craft Beer & Music Festival

Orange County-based Brew Ha Ha Productions is bringing live music, craft beer and fans together again with its inaugural Summer Roots Craft Beer & Music Festival. The all-ages event will take place Saturday, June 26, at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado from 1-8 p.m. (noon-8 p.m. for VIP ticketholders) and will feature performances by reggae and rock bands Fortunate Youth, The Expendables, Pacific Dub, Arise Roots, Eli-Mac, Bikini Trill and Roots of Mine. After a year of postponing its events across ...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Orange County, Collins, Bay Area, San Bernardino, Anaheim, NOFX, Silverado, Dana Point, Oak Canyon Park, Top Stories OCR


Festival Pass: We went to a real, live in-person concert!

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. On Saturday, May 8, you can watch the Vax Live concert with Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez and H.E.R. on TV, but last weekend, about 20,000 thousand lucky fans and our own Peter Larsen went to SoFi Stadium to see it in person. Not only was it SoFi’s first concert since opening, it was also California’s first big concert in more than a year. Peter wrote about ...
Tags: Apple, Abc, California, Youtube, Los Angeles, Sport, Pink Floyd, Things To Do, Soccer, Dave Grohl, Jennifer Lopez, Music Festivals, Cbs, Coachella, Berkeley, Arcadia


Giant dance music festival set to rock the Bay Area in September

Is the Bay Area ready to dance once more? Porter Robinson, the acclaimed electronic dance music artist, is betting on it since he’s hosting the second installment of his Second Sky Festival on Sept. 18-19 at Cesar E. Chavez Park in Berkeley. And the lineup for the festival has just been announced. Besides getting to witness Robinson headline the event, festival-goers will also get to watch such acts as Jai Wolf, Toro y Moi, Wavedash, Jacob Collier, Knower, Jyocho, Jon Hopkins and Madeon. Robinso...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Berkeley, Bay Area, San Bernardino, Robinson, Porter Robinson, Music + Concerts, Cesar E Chavez Park, Madeon Robinson


Mask-free concert in Liverpool for Covid test event draws thousands – video

The first ‘near-normal’ concert since Covid began took place in Liverpool on Sunday, with 5,000 giddy music lovers crowding into a festival tent with no masks and no social distancing‘We are ecstatic!’: a taste of post-Covid freedom at Liverpool pilot gigBlossoms/the Lathums/Zuzu review – rapturous return of the live gig Continue reading...
Tags: Music, England, UK News, Liverpool, Music Festivals, COVID


‘We are ecstatic!’: a taste of post-Covid freedom at Liverpool pilot gig

Event at Sefton Park attended by 5,000 people with no distancing or masks as part of research programmeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe first “near-normal” concert since Covid began is taking place in Liverpool on Sunday, with 5,000 giddy music lovers crowding into a festival tent with no masks and no social distancing.All had agreed to act as guinea pigs for scientists studying the safety of mass events as part of the government’s Event Research Programme. A negat...
Tags: Music, Science, Students, Biology, UK News, Medical Research, Culture, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Microbiology, Festivals, Music Festivals, Clubbing, Sefton Park, Coronavirus, COVID


Insomniac reschedules Beyond Wonderland music festival to August in San Bernardino

Earlier this month Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella announced he’d been forced to postpone its flagship EDC Las Vegas festival once again — from May 21-23 to October 22-24 — due to the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The Southern California-based festival production company has now also pushed back the dates for its Beyond Wonderland fest in San Bernardino. The two-day EDM event was originally scheduled to take place in June at the NOS Events Center. Earlier this week, Insomn...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Southern California, Cheshire, Concerts, San Bernardino, Caterpillar, Insomniac, Jimmy Eat World, Santa Anita Park, Pasquale Rotella


Festival Pass: SoFi Stadium will have fans in the stands for benefit concert

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. Have you watched “Ted Lasso” yet? Not only is the writing and acting fantastic, there are some sublime musical moments. (One of my favorite scenes in the first season was the use of Elastica’s “Connection” to open the show.) Last night I stumbled upon the Twitter account of @dancinglasso, which is just Ted Lasso doing his locker room dance to requested song...
Tags: Apple, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Music Festivals, Coachella, Skrillex, Luke Bryan, San Bernardino, Travis Scott, Kevin Parker, Inglewood, Elastica, Los Angeles Chargers


Outside Lands 2021 announces single-day lineups, ticket information

Outside Lands has announced the daily lineups for the 2021 festival, which is now scheduled over Halloween weekend at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. The Strokes will headline Day One, Oct. 29, with Lizzo topping the bill on Oct. 30 and Tame Impala closing the weekend out with a big Halloween night show on Oct. 31. The full daily lineups are listed below. Sign up for our Festival Pass newsletter. Whether you are a Coachella lifer or prefer to watch from afar, get weekly dispatches during the...
Tags: California, San Francisco, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, San Pedro, Golden Gate Park, Jimmy Eat World, Golden Gate Club, Music + Concerts, Cal Hoedown, Banc of California Stadium Chain Fest, Trevor Daniel Moses Sumney, Amy Allen Noga Erez Madeline Kenney Shilan


Festival Pass: 3 Southern California music fests that canceled in 2020 ink 2021 dates

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. So have you bought tickets for any shows yet? Rescheduled or newly announced? I haven’t clicked the purchase button myself yet, but I keep looking at that Chain Fest lineup with Jimmy Eat World and Taking Back Sunday. (The Jimmy Eat World “Clarity” livestream was so good that it might be the first show I go to for fun — not that my job isn’t fun, but it’s n...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, House, Long Beach, Music Festivals, Coachella, Southern California, San Pedro, Ontario, Pomona, Inglewood, Kelly, Dee