DANA POINT, Calif. (CelebrityAccess) The annual three-day Ohana festival, curated by Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder, is expected to reutrn to the Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, Calif., Sept. 27-29.
This year’s lineup includes The Strokes, Eddie Vedder, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tash Sultana, Incubus, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and more than 25 acts throughout the three-day weekend of music.
“It’s been a true honor to work with the community and organizers to create a stimulating vibe and uplifting atmosphere for the great crowds and incredible musicians who come out to play in the park,” Vedder said. “To have the Pixies, X, Mudhoney, Jack Johnson, etc., etc, etc. play your festival has been so satisfying. Far beyond our initial vision for it all.
“Seeing Fiona Apple play a truly joyful set in the sun, I know I’ll never forget that. Being there while Lana Del Rey and Chan Marshall (Cat Power), hung out for the first time. (Lana, who is singing on Cat Power’s new single. When you get to witness that and know you’ve had a small part in that, there’s definitely a healthy sense of pride you can glean from that.
“Practicing a song backstage with Elvis Costello. Another highlight. When he starts singing from the chair across from you, you’re hit with the realization that he is equipped with his own personal P.A. system in his throat. Perfectly tuned and a voice that’s like no other. It’s Elvis!”
The lineup, so far, is: The Strokes, Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tash Sultana, Incubus, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, LP, Glen Hansard, Jenny Lewis, Devendra Banhart, Donavon Frankenreiter, Lukas Nelson & The Promise Of The Real, Benjamin Booker, Fontaines D.C., Madison Ryann Ward, Jacob Banks, Las Cafeteras, White Reaper, Mudhoney, Sunflower Bean, Poolside, Dustin Kensrue, Mt. Joy, The Messthetics, Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers, Lewis Capaldi, Jesse Jo Stark, Paul Cauthen, Jack Irons, Henry Jamison, L.A. Witch, Erin Rae, Jonny Roundhouse, John Craigie, and Gretta Ray.
Tickets for this year’s Ohana go on sale Friday, March 8 at 10:00 AM at www.OhanaFest.com.