Arroyo Seco Weekend Announces 2018 Festival Lineup

Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018 LineupSaturday: Neil Young​ + Promise of the Real​, Jack White
Sunday: Kings of Leon, Robert Plant​ and the Sensational Space Shifters

And additional performances by
Pretenders, Gary Clark Jr., Belle and Sebastian, Kamasi Washington, Alanis Morissette, Third Eye Blind + More

Featuring Curated Menus, Food, and Wine from LA’s Celebrated Chefs and Restaurants including Jon & Vinny’s, Freedman’s, Hatchet Hall + others; with Kidspace Children’s Museum, Little Libraries and local art!



Pasadena, CA – March 1st, 2018​ – Following a hugely successful, sold out inaugural year in 2017, Goldenvoice​ has unveiled its line up for this summer’s Arroyo Seco Weekend​. Coming June 23rd and 24th​ to the shady oaks and parkland of Brookside​ next to the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium, Arroyo Seco Weekend​ is a world class culture event featuring three stages of live music along with curated menus from LA’s celebrated restaurants and chefs plus craft beer & wine.

The festival will include performances by Belle and Sebastian, Aaron Neville, Dwight Twilley, Alanis Morissette, Gomez, Allen Stone, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Capital Cities, Jack White, Dorothy, Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, Fantastic Negrito, Kamasi Washington, Gary Clark Jr.,Margo Price, Irma Thomas, Maxim Ludwig Kings of Leon, Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Los Lobos, North Mississippi Allstars, Margaret Glaspy, Pharoah Sanders. Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters. Pretenders, The Bangles, Seu Jorge, The Revolution, Shakey Graves, Third Eye Blind, The Milk Carton Kids, Tracksuit Wedding, The Specials, Trampled by Turtles, Typhoon, & Violent Femmes

Weekend and single day GA and VIP passes go on sale Friday March 9th at 10am PT​ from​ (Pass pricing below). New to this year is the Weekend Clubhouse VIP pass option, featuring incredible amenities, exclusive access to intimate upfront guest viewing areas at both main stages, and lots more; click here for all the details. American Express® Card Members can purchase all passes before the general public beginning Wednesday March 7th at 10am PT through Friday March 9th at 10am PT.

Arroyo Seco Weekend ​is a food lover’s haven, featuring the most sought-after dishes and award-winning restaurants the Los Angeles and Pasadena communities have to offer. The selection will satisfy any craving, from classic Italian dishes and authentic Mexican, to Korean BBQ and gluten-free and vegan options celebrating Los Angeles’ melting pot of a food scene. With an extensive line-up of craft beers by Beer Belly and an incredible raw and natural wine list. Participating chefs and restaurants include Freedman’s, Fritzi Coop, Jon & Vinny’s, Donna Jean, STRFSH, Sage Plant Based Bistro, The Ponte, Cassell’s Hamburgers, Bourbon Steak, Hanjip Korean BBQ, Hatchet Hall, Top Round, La Esquina, The Spare Room, House of Machines, Block Party, XO on Beverly, Playa Playhouse, Ms Chi, Kogi

Pass Prices
Single day GA: $149 + fees
Weekend GA: $249 + fees
Single day VIP: $349 + fees
Weekend VIP: $449 + fees
Weekend Clubhouse VIP: $999 + fees
Weekend Preferred parking: $65

Free day parking will be available at the festival, plus easy access from surrounding areas by Metro Gold Line, or rideshare/taxi to a pick-up and drop-off lot. Festival venue is accessible to pedestrians, and a Bike Valet will be offered. Kidspace Children’s Museum​ will again be onsite with a tent of kid friendly activities. Children 10 and under are free with a ticketed adult. Arroyo Seco Weekend​ is truly Pasadena taking its name from The Arroyo Seco stream, meaning “dry Stream” in Spanish, that passes through Brookside Golf Course and Pasadena from the San Gabriel Mountains. New for 2018, CID Entertainment will provide Hotel Packages that bundle event admission with hotel accommodations, merchandise, and shuttle transportation. For details visit here.

Praise for Arroyo Seco Weekend:

“…it was mostly so pleasant and stress-free that it conjured up a whole new purpose for festival-going.” -Los Angeles Times

“If there’s a Utopian dream to this particular festival, it’s in at least pretending there’s no musical generation gap… an ideal that, for a couple of sweaty days, anyway, seemed surprisingly easy to believe.” -Variety

“Displaying quite the variety of musical genres, this weekend had something for everyone.” -AXS

“It was as much a moment to share with your family as it was to share with friends, and that seems to be the heart of what Arroyo Seco
Weekend wants to be. That’s something that few music festivals can claim.” -Consequence of Sound

“…the hometown festival you actually want to go to” – Pasadena Star News

“…a rousing success.” – LA Weekly

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About Goldenvoice​: ​Goldenvoice, creators of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach: California’s Country Music Festival, also operates successful Los Angeles music venues including the Fonda Theatre, El Rey Theatre, and Shrine Auditorium. Beginning as an independent punk rock promoter in the early 1980s, Goldenvoice grew to be the preeminent alternative promoter in Southern California by forging strong relationships with both bands and music fans. Goldenvoice promotes over 1400 concerts a year in California, Nevada, Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii and Canada

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