Biggest festival weekend since 2019 – Orange County Register
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September is the new spring. This will be the biggest festival weekend we’ve seen in Southern California in two years. While Same but different is happening in Riverside County, Brew Ska Ska is set in Orange County and BeachLife launches its second installment on Friday at Redondo Beach.
Things will definitely be different with the COVID-19 rules in place, and Thursday morning BeachLife has canceled plans to offer free coronavirus tests for its participants after the withdrawal of its supplier.
In other news, the Stones added another SoFi show and Danny Elfman does a second night of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. Oh, and we visited the new Pink Floyd exhibit in LA with Nick Mason!
The BeachLife Festival kicks off Friday at Redondo Beach. To enter, participants must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or show the results of a negative test taken within 72 hours. The festival planned to offer free tests on site, but that is not the case now. Here is why not.
More about music
BeachLife is bringing a number of local bands to the stage this weekend. Reporter Michael Hixon caught up with a few of them. And ICYMI, Richard Guzman spoke to some of Southern California’s most beloved punk bands hitting the SpeakEasy stage at the festival this weekend.
Brew Ska Ska is back in Silverado this weekend and Less Than Jake is headlining. Journalist Kelli Skye Fadroski meets with LTJ Chris DeMakes on his podcast and replay live.
Terry Corso of We Are Pigs and Alien Ant Farm stopped by the Can’t Feel the Heat podcast to talk with us about all things Coachella. My personal pro tip: If I spot Terry on the pitch, I have to stop whatever I’m doing and follow him to see a good set. This is how I discovered Trash Talk in 2013. Find out on Apple podcasts and Spotify.
More Halloween Treats
Danny Elfman has added a second night to “The Nightmare Before Christmas” live-to-movie concert show at Banc of California Stadium. “Weird Al” Yankovic will also join the cast. Here’s how to get tickets.
More stones at SoFi
The Rolling Stones have added a second date to the No Filter tour at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. The second show will take place on Thursday, October 14. Find out how to get tickets.
The Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains exhibition opened in Los Angeles. Journalist Kelli Skye Fadroski visited the new facility with Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason.
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