With Arroyo Seco Weekend, Goldenvoice Keeps Rock Music in Portfolio




By DONNA BALANCIA

Goldenvoice has reinforced that Rock and Roll is a staple of its festival portfolio with the announcement that Neil Young, Robert Plant, Jack White, Kings of Leon and the Pretenders will headline Arroyo Seco Weekend June 23-24 in Pasadena.

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Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018 features Neil Young, Robert Plant and Jack White – image courtesy of Goldenvoice

Americana and Rock Lovers at Arroyo

The second annual Pasadena-based festival caters to regional, post-30, Americana and rock music lovers.  Last year thousands of predominantly California rock fans packed Brookside at the Rose Bowl to see the late Tom Petty and Alabama Shakes.

Robby Krieger Performs with Los Lobos - Photo © 2015 Donna Balancia
Los Lobos – Photo © 2015 Donna Balancia

Major Rock Power Arroyo Seco Weekend

This year the festival has topped that bill, serving up some major star power who appeal to the more mature audiences with Young, Plant, White, the Pretenders and also Kings of Leon, Alanis Morisette, Third Eye Blind and Gary Clark Jr.

CHECK OUT THE FULL LINEUP HERE

Gary Clark Jr. plays Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018 - Photo © Donna Balancia
Gary Clark Jr. plays Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018 – Photo © Donna Balancia

Local Favorites at Arroyo Seco Weekend

Oh, and don’t forget the surprise hit from last year, Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer orchestra who return this year. Other local favorites include Los Lobos, who make their first Arroyo Seco appearance along with Shakey Graves, Margo Price, The Bangles and Fantastic Negrito.

Robert Plant in the Arroyo Seco lineup for 2018 - Photo © 2017 Donna Balancia
Robert Plant in the Arroyo Seco lineup for 2018 – Photo © Donna Balancia

Tickets go on sale March 9 at 10 AM PT

For more information go to the Arroyo Seco Weekend website.