Music & Comedy Will Entertain Hermosa Beach For Two Amazing Weekends The Hermosa Beach Summer Series Is Free! Bring The Whole Family Out!
HERMOSA BEACH, CA- The 2019 Hermosa Beach Summer Series, presented by KROQ is looking pack in as much fun in the sun as it can with two amazing weekends of jam-packed fun. For the first time ever, the Hermosa Beach Summer Series is expanding to both Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 17/18 and Aug. 24/25) giving the neighborhood plenty of reasons to hit the beach for some fun in the fun. Whether it’s catching bands, laughing with comedians, watching movies on the beach or other family-friendly activities, there’ll be something for everybody!
The festival is also taking a proactive approach to keeping our beaches pristine with a community beach cleanups will take place each morning, presented by Heal The Bay with support from Fusion Academy.
The entertainment for both weekends will be plentiful.
The music headliner on Saturday, August 17 is Los Angeles-by-way-of NYC alternative rock duo The Score who have become a mainstay on the Billboard Rock Songs and Alternative charts (The Score will be replacing Atlas Genius in the line-up). Actor/comedian Jamie Kennedy (MTV, Scream, “Malibu’s Most Wanted”) will perform a stand-up set alongside LA indie rockers The Wrecks, alternative locals Kitten, and OC’s Your Favorite Color. Live performances will be followed by a beachside showing of the cult favorite film “North Shore,” presented by Hermosa Beach Friends of the Parks.
Sunday, August 18 brings an exclusive one-time reunion show by LA rockers Iglu & Hartly (who in 2008 were cited as one of “Twenty Bands Making America Cool Again” by influential UK rock magazine NME). Rounding out the bill is Columbus, OH pop-rock trio The Orphan The Poet and LA rock band The Jacks. Local School Of Rock students will be coming together to open the stage.
Saturday, August 24’s headliner is Los Angeles’ The White Buffalo (the stage name of musician and singer/songwriter Jake Smith) who has performed at numerous music festivals around the world, including Bonnaroo, as well as on shows with the likes of Jack Johnson, Ziggy Marley, and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, among many others. Over the years, his music has been featured on Sons Of Anarchy, NPR and Jimmy Kimmel Live! Comedy favorite Steve Byrne (“Sullivan & Son”, Comedy Central, Chappelle’s Show) will also perform standup, along with additional music from instrumental alternative surf group Pounded By The Surf and LA’s Trapdoor Social.
Closing out this year’s series on Sunday, August 25 is headliner Mariachi El Bronx (the popular alter ego of indie rock band The Bronx) who have graced festival stages such as Coachella, Shaky Knees, Driftwood, Riotfest, Punk Rock Bowling, Reading and Leeds, and more. Also on the bill are three-time Grammy-nominated roots reggae legends, Wailing Souls who are celebrating their 50th anniversary as a band, as well as LA rockabilly faves Gamblers Mark. The opening act will be Lola Rising, voted Denver’s best reggae band.
Set times and daily schedules can be found at http://www.HermosaSummerSeries.com.