The 2018 Lineup for KAABOO was released this morning. The festival takes place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds the weekend of September 14-16, 2018. I'm going to just give you the full press release after the jump.
KAABOO Del Mar is pleased to announce its 2018 music and comedy lineup for the 4th annual event happening September 14-16, 2018. Alt-rock onslaught Foo Fighters, hit-making pop rock band Imagine Dragons, international chart topper Katy Perry, and legendary rock icon Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters will headline. They will be joined by Halsey, Post Malone, Wiz Khalifa, N.E.R.D, Incubus, Earth, Wind & Fire, Gucci Mane, Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators, Alice in Chains, Billy Idol and many more. Kings and queens of comedy Craig Ferguson, Iliza Shlesinger, Nick Offerman, Craig Robinson, and more round out the weekend. A confirmed lineup is listed below.
All passes go on sale today at 9 am PT at kaaboodelmar.com. HANG LOOSE (GA) passes will be on sale starting at $249, while HANG FIVE and HANG TEN (VIP) passes are currently at $849 and $3299, respectively. HANG FIVE features premium stage viewing; exclusive culinary options for purchase; private restrooms; access to the Thursday night AMPLIFY Sneak Peek Party featuring Kool & the Gang; and more. New this year, KAABOO is offering the HANG FIVE+ (Drink Package) option which features the original three-day HANG FIVE package but with an additional private lounge serving guests included pass beverages. The HANG FIVE+ pass goes on sale for $1249. HANG TEN includes all the features of HANG FIVE plus access to on-stage viewing; exclusive meet and greet opportunities with KAABOO performers; complimentary beverages and food provided; golf cart access; and more. For those looking for an entirely immersive experience, KAABOO offers the ULTIMATE HANG pass. Get the full scoop at kaaboodelmar.com/ultimate-hang.
All guests have access to the HUMOR ME comedy club; Southern California’s largest on-site contemporary art fair in the indoor ARTWORK area plus daily viewings of live-action outdoor murals and installations; PALATE gourmet food and craft beverage tastings; CLUB ELEVATE, an on-site Vegas-Style nightclub (18+); and the ability to purchase a cabana or day pass to BASK Day Club, presented in partnership with MGM Grand’s Wet Republic, which offers a prime poolside panorama of the GRANDVIEW stage.
“This year’s music and comedy announcement offers all of our guests a highly curated lineup that varies from the derivative mainstream festival circuit,” says KAABOO Chief Brand + Marketing Officer Jason Felts. “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.”
Nominated for the 2017 “Music Festival of the Year” award by Pollstar Magazine, KAABOO Del Mar roars into its fourth year as a leading destination music and arts festival by shifting the paradigm and offering all attendees a curated feast for the senses. Featuring equal parts world-class music, household names in comedy, contemporary art, gourmet cuisine and craft libations, and personal indulgences, the highly-amenitized event is conveniently located at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds in Southern California. Celebrated as San Diego’s largest multi-day major music and entertainment festival, KAABOO Del Mar overlooks the Pacific Ocean and enjoys pristine weather, ocean breezes, and numerous easy to access lodging options.
The KAABOO KINDNESS program continues to support charities in the San Diego region and across the globe. One dollar per every pass sold is donated to featured charitable partners, including global partner The Recording Academy’s MusiCares program, as well as three local charities including the San Diego Armed Services YMCA, Surfrider - San Diego Chapter, and Voices for Children.
For passes and additional information on KAABOO Del Mar visit kaaboodelmar.com
WATCH :: KAABOO DEL MAR MUSIC + COMEDY LINEUP
KAABOO Del Mar Full Lineup:
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters
Earth, Wind & Fire
Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators
Alice in Chains
Jimmy Eat World
Stone Temple Pilots
The All-American Rejects
Tower of Power
Better Than Ezra
The English Beat
Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors
The Spencer Lee Band
The National Parks
Hunter & The Dirty Jacks
Oblivion Her Majesty
Sully & The "Blue-Eyed Soul Band"
Kool & The Gang (Thursday Night ONLY)