One of Southern California’s fave independent free-form radio stations 89.9 KCRW comes back to the year TWENTY-EIGHTEEN with some gang-buster line ups, both in Music and in the Culinary front.
Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30
The two day shin-dig combines music, food and the arts into a large and in-charge festival at Marina Green Park, along the Downtown Long Beach shoreline. On September 29 & 30th, there are awesome headliners NEW ORDER and JAMES BLAKE to cap off each fest day, respectively.
Saturday bands include: Broken Social Scene, Joey Bada$$, Santigold, Lil B, Princess Nokia, Blake Mills, Big Thief, Cherry Glazerr, Oliver Tree, Shame, Los Master Plus, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, NO BS! Brass Band, Radiolistener: Tribute to Isaiah “Ikey” Owens, Feels, Forest of Tongue, Neighbor Lady, BLCKNOISE, Haunted Summer and Manuel The Band.
Sunday is packed with bands: The Black Angels, Lizzo, Parquet Courts, The Church performing their fan favorite album Starfish to celebrate it’s 30th Anniversary, Sun Kil Moon, Bill Callahan, Hollie Cook, Hailu Mergia, Ezra Furman, Ladama, The Blow, De Lux, Ethio Cali, B.A.G. (Blimes x Gifted Gab), The Fling, Baum, Hana Vu, Asi Fui and NO BS! Brass Band.
On the FOOD Front, Taste Tent with the theme “Port Cities of the West Coast,” which will offer all attendees (not just VIPs) a chance to EAT and have a chance repeat “Holy Sh*t That’s good!”, all the dang day.
Chefs and Restaurants included: Wesley Young of Vancouver’s Pidgin, Jeffery Vance of Seattle’s No Anchor, Cameron Hanin on Seattle’s Ma’Ono, Pat Manning of Portland’s Toro Bravo, Rachel Aronow, independent (formerly of San Francisco’s Alembic), Sincere Justice of Oakland’s Tacos Sincero, Edward Martinez of Sacramento’s Milk Money, Michael Thiemann of Sacramento’s Mother, Dawna Bass of Long Beach’s Under the Sun, Jason Witzl of Long Beach’s Ellie’s, Aliye Aydin of Long Beach’s A Good Carrot, Dina Amadril of Long Beach Creamery, Arthur Gonzales of Long Beach’s Roe/Panxa Cocina, Christine Rivera of San Diego’s Galaxy Tacos, and Nancy Leon of Tijuana B.C.S.’s Chan’s Bistro.