ASBURY PARK, NJ (CelebrityAccess) — Live Nation announced the initial lineup for the inaugural edition of the Sea.Hear.Now Festival, with headlining performances Jack Johnson and Incubus slated for the event.
The bill of musical fare for the new festival also counts Social Distortion, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Brandi Carlile, Milky Chance, Blondie, Kaleo, The Front Bottoms, Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, among the 25 bands lined up for the event.
The three-stage, two-day festival is set to take place on Sept. 29th and 30th at North Beach Asbury Park and Bradley Park in New Jerse.
In addition to the musical talent Sea.Hear.Now will also bring fans art and surf culture experiences. Noted photographer, filmmaker, and Jersey Shore native Danny Clinch will recreate his Transparent Gallery space and showcase his collection of iconic photos of artists on the lineup.
“Sea.Hear.Now is a long time dream of ours. To have our musician, surfer and artist friends come to Asbury Park this September to play some music, ride some waves and make some art,” says Clinch. “We come from the Jersey Shore and we believe in Asbury Park. It is one of the coolest beach cities in America, if not the world. We are ready to go!”
Professional surfers slated to appear at the festival including Sam Hammer, Balaram Stack, Rob Kelly, Mike Gleason, Quincy Davis, Andrew Gesler, Pat Schmidt, Clay Pollioni, Tom Ihnken, Cassidy McClain and more will take their talents to the water for Expression Sessions and more throughout the weekend. Fans can also anticipate special performances and surprises throughout the weekend, with more to be announced.
The inaugural Sea.Hear.Now Festival is produced by Danny Clinch of Between The Sets, and C3 Presents, the team behind Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Shaky Festivals and more.