Monterey Pop Festival Celebrates Golden Anniversary

For three days in June, Monterey, Calif., will once again play host to some of the biggest names in popular music at the Monterey International Pop Festival’s 50th anniversary. Headliners include Jack Johnson, Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band, Leon Bridges, and Norah Jones.
Gary Clark Jr.
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– Gary Clark Jr.
Love Rocks NYC! includes Gary Clark Jr. at Beacon Theatre in NYC March 9.
The event takes place at the
Additional performers include The Head And The Heart, Father John Misty, Regina Spektor, Gary Clark Jr., Jim James,
The original festival propelled such icons as Jimi Hendrix,
The event is being produced by Another Planet Entertainment and Goldenvoice. Though some of the proceeds will be donated to Monterey International Pop Foundation, the same charity as the original, this event will be for-profit, while the original performers played for free.
Three-day general admission passes and VIP tickets go on sale April 21 at 10 a.m. PDT. Learn more about the festival at