Best Upcoming Local Music Festivals
BY JODY JOHNSON
The high-energy Coachella Festival and Stagecoach Festival are still several months away. But just because it's fall, that doesn’t mean you can’t let loose at a music festival. Here are some of the upcoming festivals where you can party till you drop while school is in session.
ESCAPE: PSYCHO CIRCUS, SAN BERNARDINO
Come escape to the psycho circus with this fun Halloween-themed festival in San Bernardino. Located at NOS Events Center, this festival is a must for all students to let loose and celebrate the Halloween weekend. This event is like the perfect blend of Coachella with Halloween decorations spread out across the location. With a lineup boasting top notch EDM DJs like Tiesto, Zedd, Baauer, and R3hab, it will be hard not to dance and enjoy the weekend.
Tickets: $119 – $129, one-day admission; $219 two-day admission
More info: escapehalloween.com
THE GROWLERS SIX, LOS ANGELES
Enter the genre-defying world of The Growlers Six to end the month. Formerly known as Beach Goth, The Growlers Six boasts musical acts of various genres and is guaranteed to leave you with an experience like no other. Southern California’s band, The Growlers, headline and founded the festival. The Growlers’ sound combines elements of country, surf, pop, rock and beat which they label as Beach Goth. “Back That Azz Up” rapper Juvenile, Long Beach’s own Chiquis Rivera, blues rock artist Dan Auerbach and alternative indie band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are among the many performers at The Growlers Six.
Tickets: $79.50 one-day general admission, $150 two-day general admission
More Info: thegrowlerssix.com/
CAMP FLOG GNAW CARNIVAL, LOS ANGELES
If the lineups for the other festivals didn’t get you excited, then this lineup definitely will. Rapper Tyler the Creator created this event for everyone to enjoy life with his famous friends in the lineup, also while showcasing his business endeavors, like fashion. This year the lineup includes Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz, Lana Del Rey, A$ap Rocky, Mac Miller, Kehlani, Kelis, Migos and Solange, among other talented performers.
Food vendors and carnival rides will also be at this event. All ages are welcome to come to this festival, so come make this a family affair.
Tickets: $208 two-day general admission, $65 unlimited carnival rides wristband; no single day passes
More Info: campfloggnaw.com/
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