Inaugural SEMA Fest To Celebrate Car Culture With Major Talent, Autosports Activations


SEMA Fest, a new music festival tied to the popular SEMA Show, has been announced for Nov. 3-4 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds, featuring Imagine Dragons, Incubus, Wiz Khalifa, AJR, Third Eye Blind and many others.

Tickets are on sale now.

“We are excited to open the gates for the inaugural SEMA Fest and welcome car and music lovers alike  to enjoy this one-of-a-kind festival,” said Mike Spagnola, SEMA president and CEO. “Automotive enthusiasts the World over have been asking for years how they can be part of the SEMA Show  experience, and we are delighted to include them into this brand-new extension of our popular trade  show. This new event will be separate from the trade show, open to everyone, and promises to be like  nothing they’ve seen before.” 

SEMA Fest is hosted by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), which produces the annual trade-only SEMA Show, this year taking place Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Talent buyer Roger LeBlanc of ASM – Madison Entertainment tells Pollstar SEMA is “the holy grail” of car shows and SEMA Fest is a perfect way to introduce new people to the automotive world while building on the existing link between cars and music.

SEMA Fest will feature immersive automotive lifestyle events, a consumer marketplace, world-class drifting, motorsports competitions,  freestyle motocross and more, according to the announcement

Full concert lineup of more than 20 bands is expected soon.