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Whereas there are such a lot of Southern California music festivals nonetheless on the calendar for 2023, two new festivals are coming to Orange County in September.
Brew Ha Ha Productions introduced the launch of its newest competition model, Left Coast Luau. The only-day occasion will function beer tastings from native and regional craft breweries for these 21-and-older and units from Reverend Horton Warmth, Lengthy Seaside Dub Allstars, Ozomatli, Jonny Two Baggage, Teenage Goo Goo Muck and extra. It’s happening at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado on Saturday, Sept. 9. Right here’s methods to get tickets to the competition.
For many who like to bang their heads, the two-day Steel Injection Pageant is taking up The Observatory in Santa Ana and Home of Blues in Anaheim on Sept. 16-17. The exhibits will embrace performances by members of Sepultura taking part in the band’s “Morbid Visions” and “Bestial Devastation” albums and turns from Testomony, Machine Head, Concern Manufacturing facility and extra. Discover out who else is taking part in and methods to get tickets right here.
🎧 Huge EDM Desires
Insomniac Occasions’ HARD Summer time is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary by returning to the place it began: Downtown Los Angeles. The 2-day competition will happen throughout a number of levels located on the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park and BMO Stadium (previously Banc of California Stadium) on Aug. 5-6. Reporter Holly Alvarado talked to L.A.-based EDM artist Kaskade, who’s headlining on Saturday with a b2b set additionally that includes John Summit.
“Should you can imagine it, that is really the primary time I’m taking part in HARD Summer time, which is loopy as a result of I really feel like I’ve performed at each huge occasion in California that exists,” Kaskade stated throughout our interview. “I’ve at all times checked out HARD because the ‘cool man,’ so I’m comfortable to be invited. They’ve at all times been tremendous progressive in who they booked, and it’s the right platform for me to lastly play a cool back-to-back.”
Learn extra about what Kaskade needed to say about HARD Summer time, discover out who else is taking part in and methods to get passes right here.
👯 Emo Goes EDM
Talking of Insomniac Occasions, the Southern California-based digital music occasions promoter shared on Tuesday, July 25 that it had partnered with the founders of the Los Angeles-based Emo Nite occasions. After Emo Nite went over effectively at Insomniac’s EDC in Las Vegas earlier this yr, founder and CEO Pasquale Rotella hit up Emo Nite’s T.J. Petracca and Morgan Freed to create a brand new music expertise dubbed Grave Rave.
The emo-meets-electronic music occasion will happen in Los Angeles in December and the deal doesn’t finish there. Insomniac x Emo Nite can be launching an attire line and document label, Graveboy Information. The businesses are internet hosting a free Grave Rave preview in L.A. on Aug. 26. Right here’s methods to RSVP for that occasion.
🎤 So Lengthy, FivePoint Amphitheatre
I’ve been masking the continued battle to open a everlasting amphitheater in Irvine since they tore down Irvine Meadows following back-to-back closing exhibits with No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani in 2016, so I believed I’d share slightly replace.
On Tuesday, July 25, the Irvine Metropolis Council formally ended its partnership with live performance promoters Stay Nation, who beforehand booked Irvine Meadows and the non permanent FivePoint Amphitheatre that was constructed and has been working seasonally simply exterior the Nice Park since 2017.
So what does it imply? Effectively, Stay Nation will proceed its exhibits at FivePoint Amphitheatre by the top of the yr after which we’ll simply wait and see.
Reporter Yusra Farzan was on the metropolis council assembly on Tuesday and wrote that with out Stay Nation as a accomplice, Metropolis Supervisor Oliver Chi was now tasked with coming again to the council in 90 days with a substitute plan for the non permanent amphitheater, which is able to embrace as much as 10,000 seats and an in-house speaker system with non-residential noise impacts. The council additionally insisted that the venue wouldn’t be run by a single promoter, however a third-party operator. Learn extra in regards to the metropolis’s proposal for a brand new venue right here.
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Till subsequent week, thanks for studying and hold rockin’!
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