Kaaboo Del Mar Headliners Include Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, Katy Perry, and Robert Plant
Brett Schauf – Foo Fighters
Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters channels the guitar gods during the band’s show at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kan., Nov. 13.
Some of the biggest names touring this year will converge in Southern California in September for the Kaaboo Del Mar festival including Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, Katy Perry, Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, Halsey, Post Malone, Wiz Khalifa, N.E.R.D., and Incubus.
Sept. 14-16 is the timespan you’ll need to mark on your calendar for the fourth annual Kaaboo Del Mar, taking place at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds. This year’s talent-packed lineup also includes Earth, Wind & Fire, Gucci Mane, Slash with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Alice In Chains, Billy Idol, Jewel, Blondie, Jimmy Eat World, Cake, Nelly, Big Boi, Melissa Etheridge, Stone Temple Pilots, and TLC.
While the music is guaranteed to make you smile, Kaaboo also plans on making you grin, guffaw, giggle and laugh. The on-site “Humor Me” comedy club is where festivalgoers will discover the funny. Kaaboo’s comedy includes Craig Ferguson, Iliza Shlesinger, Nick Offerman, Craig Robinson, Chris Hardwick, Whitney Cummings, and Kevin Nealon,
All passes went on sale today, including Hang Loose general admission starting at $249 and Hang Five and Hang Ten (VIP) passes currently priced at $849 and $3,299, respectively. Hang Five features include private restrooms, premium stage viewing, exclusive culinary options, entry to the Thursday night Amplify Sneak Peek Party featuring Kool & The Gang, and more. Upping your game to shiny and new Hang Five+ option gives you everything the basic Hang Five package plus entry to the private lounge. Hang Ten gives you all the Hang Five perks plus meet & greets, complimentary food and beverages, golf cart access and more.
“This year’s music and comedy announcement offers all of our guests a highly curated lineup that varies from the derivative mainstream festival circuit,” Jason Felts, Kaaboo chief brand and marketing officer, Jason Felts said in a statement. “We are proud of Kaaboo’s depth and diversity of talent which we bring to our guests each year. “Kaaboo offers something for everyone including a lineup of emerging bands that is always fun to see our guests discover.”
Although Kaaboo organizers have issued an extremely long lineup filled with talented artists and bands, daily schedules are still under wraps. Keep checking Pollstar’s Kaaboo Del Mar page for updates.