New ‘This Ain’t No Picnic’ music festival announced for Rose Bowl next summer – Pasadena Weekendr


A new format music festival with six artist stages spanning a wide range of genres from the past, present and future arrives at the Rose Bowl next summer.

This Ain’t No Picnic, which will take place on August 27 and 28, will feature LCD Soundsystem, The Strokes and Le Tigre among the artists. In this show, Le Tigre come together for their first performance in 12 years.

Goldenvoice Promotions, the team behind Coachella, Stagecoach, Cruel World and Just Like Heaven, has put together lineup of indie, hip-hop, dance, underground and everything in between.

Other performers include hometown Los Angeles hero Phoebe Bridgers, Britons IDLES and Wet Leg, Australians Courtney Barnett and Genesis Owusu, Caroline Polachek, Honey Dijon, Four Tet x Floating Points in a rare combo DJ set. , Yves Tumor, Descendents, Turnstile, Hana Vu, and many other groups and artists.

A sixth “stage” is ready for Despacio, a bespoke disco sound system designed by James Murphy and his team.

This Ain’t No Picnic provides a unique setting for icons and new discoveries, connecting multiple genres and reflecting the broad but demanding tastes of Los Angeles music fans. The name is a nod to one of Goldenvoice’s first festivals, launched in Irvine in 1999, the same year as Coachella.

“The new festival brings together the talent buying team of Stacy Vee, Jenn Yacoubian and Rene Contreras from Goldenvoice to celebrate all the artists they love over a glorious weekend,” Goldenvoice said. “Indeed, This Ain’t No Picnic lineup is the perfect combination of top cutting-edge and up-and-coming artists alongside iconic bands that continue to create new music that pushes the boundaries. “

Two-day general admission tickets start at $ 299 plus fees and two-day VIP tickets start at $ 799. For just $ 49.99 down payment, you can secure your tickets, Goldenvoice explains.

As an added feature, you can check out the Clubhouse at Brookside, at $ 1,199 for a two-day Clubhouse ticket. The Clubhouse offers the best festival experience with an indoor air-conditioned hideaway, adjacent parking, private entrance, welcome tote bag with specialty items, festival concierge service, panoramic views of multiple stages and food and drink tastings. The ticket also gives you exclusive access to an intimate multi-stop guest viewing area. Access to the clubhouse is restricted to persons 21 years of age and over.

You can register for the presale from Thursday, December 9 on Register with your cell phone number and you will get an exclusive presale code and a link to purchase tickets before they go on sale.

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Gerald R. Schneider