By JOHN DALY
The English Beat, blink-182, The Used and Less Than Jake headline the Back To The Beach weekend, which returns to Huntington State Beach on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28.
The all-ages ska, punk and reggae bowed last year to about 30,000 attendees.
In addition to The English Beat, blink-182, The Used and Less Than Jake, Back To The Beach will feature bands including Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, The Story So Far, Streetlight Manifesto and The Aquabats.
The festivities will be held on the Pacific Ocean in Orange County, Calif.
The Lineup (subject to change):
Saturday, April 27: blink-182, Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, Streetlight Manifesto, The Aquabats, Save Ferris, The English Beat, and The Drowns
Sunday, April 28: The Used, The Story So Far, Anthony Green, The Wonder Years, Less Than Jake, Story Of The Year, Teenage Wrist, and Lowlives
Tickets for Back to the Beach on Sale Friday
John “Feldy” Feldmann of Goldfinger co-produces Back To The Beach.
“We are so excited to have blink-182 as part of this year’s event,” said John Reese, Back To The Beach Producer and CEO of Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc. “A huge thank you to California State Parks for having us back for another year. We couldn’t ask for a more beautiful venue with a more perfect lineup.”
The event will feature a carnival midway, beach games, food (with vegan options), craft beer and cocktails, and more.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 AM PT at the Back To The Beach website. A limited number of Weekend General Admission passes will be available for $79.99 (plus fees), while supplies last. VIP ticket package options are also available. For this all-ages family friendly event, kids under 10 get in free when accompanied by an adult with paid admission.
Back To The Beach is produced by Synergy Global Entertainment (SGE), blink-182’s Travis Barker and Goldfinger’s John Feldmann.
Back To The Beach partners include: Rockstar Energy Drink, Kona Brewing Company, Sailor Jerry Rum, Mike’s HARDER, Cupcake Vineyards, Corona Extra, and more to be announced.