Top Summer Music Festivals in Southern California
Find Out Where to See the Best Live Music This Summer
Summer is the best time of the year to get outside and rock out to your favorite music. The entire Southern California area comes alive with exciting live music events featuring some of the hottest bands from all over the country. Spend the season chasing the local music scene and learn about some of the biggest festivals coming your way in summer 2018.
Where: Long Beach, California
When: September 29th – 30th, 2018
Combining your favorite flavors and tunes, Music Tastes Good is an event that’s not to be missed. You’ll find all kinds of music lovers here. It’s located right on the edge of Marina Green Park, giving everyone plenty of room to spread out and get comfortable.
Where: Joshua Tree, California
When: October 12th – 14th, 2018
If you love pitching a tent in the desert, this is the live music event for you. Relive your Burning Man days and take a trip to Joshua Tree. Desert Daze is a laid-back three-day event that’s filled with delicious food, endless beer, and some swanky tunes. You’ll find a mix of headliners and some up-and-coming singers and performers on stage.
Where: Pasadena, California
When: June 23rd – June 24th, 2018
Nestled next to the Rose Bowl Stadium, this music festival knows how to throw a party. The event attracts all kinds of musicians and fans looking to unwind for a few days. With bands and performers from different generations, everyone is bound to find something to get excited about at the Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018.
Where: Fontana, California
When: August 4th – August 5th, 2018
With a new location around the LA area every year, Hard Summer 2018 is always full of surprises. It attracts some of the most well-known indie bands in the city and beyond including Marshmello, Born Dirty, and Cupcakke.
If you’re looking for more fun things to do this summer in Southern California, keep up with the Live Viviere blog for more news and events.