A Bounty of Southern California Music Festivals Still to Come in 2024

Published June 4, 2024

As the year advances, the vibrant energy of Southern California continues to attract a wide variety of music festivals. The region has already played host to acclaimed events such as the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach, and the Besame Mucho Festival. Just Like Heaven event brought nostalgia with its early 2000s indie rock lineup, all setting high expectations for what’s still to come.

Ringing in the Festivals

With the summer season on the horizon, Southern California is gearing up for an abundance of music festivals, ensuring that the upcoming months are jam-packed with diverse musical acts across genres like rock, punk, EDM, and country. Enthusiasts can anticipate the return of Insomniac Events’ electrifying Escape Halloween and the beach vibes of the Ohana Festival, among others.

Renowned artists will grace these events, including Diana Ross at the Fool In Love Festival, and Thomas Rhett at the Coastal Country Jam. Iconic acts will take the stage at various venues, ranging from the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino to Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Fans of different music tastes can look forward to a myriad of experiences, whether they prefer the adrenaline of EDM or the relaxed strumming of a country guitar.

Highlights from June to December

The music festival lineup carries on throughout the year, with key highlights such as the No Values Festival which features a roster of legendary punk groups, and Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival presenting an impressive jazz ensemble. Fans of house music can groove to the beats at Day Trip, while those chasing the latest R&B hits won’t want to miss the I Love RnB Festival.

From the psychedelic escapades at Desert Daze to the multicultural rhythms of Bésame Mucho, every festival promises a unique experience. As the year wraps up, Insomniac’s Countdown will send off 2024 in grand style, promising a lineup as stellar as the previous year’s headliner-packed shows.

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