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12 April 2023

The War On Drugs, The Pretenders For Ohana Festival 2023

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The War On Drugs and The Pretenders are among the big names announced for Eddie Vedder’s Ohanah Festival.

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Taking place 29 September – 1 October at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA, the fest will be headlined by Vedder, the Killers, and Foo Fighters.

Further performers include Father John Misty, Haim, The Chicks, Goose, Japanese Breakfast, Shame, Lido Pimienta, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, the Backseat Lovers, Charley Crockett, Glen Hansard, Lucius, Thee Sacred Souls, Suki Waterhouse, Franc Moody, Hermanos Gutiérrez, Dehd, Dhani Harrison, Brooks Nielsen, Amos Lee, Danielle Ponder, Trousdale, Talk, Wunderhorse, Big Joanie, The Aquadolls, The Alive, and Emma Routhie. Ticket information is available hereg.

In addition to live music, Ohana Festival will also feature the Storyteller’s Stage, an area dedicated to panel discussions regarding environmentalism and conservation. The stage will exist within The Cove, which will also have an art gallery curated by surf art historian Charles R. Adler. A portion of the proceeds from the festival will go toward the Doheny State Beach Foundation and the San Onofre Parks Foundation, as well as the charities Surfrider Foundation – South OC Chapter, WSL PURE, Unidos South OC, Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust, Rob Machado Foundation, Everytown Gun Control, Music Preserves, and Sea Legacy.

The announcement comes as The War On Drugs are completing a North American tour and preparing for a clutch of UK and European dates over the summer in support of their last album, I Don’t Live Here Anymore.

strong> The War On Drugs – UK & European Tour Dates 2023

3 – Barcelona, Primavera Sound
8 – Oslo, Loaded Festival
9 – Stockholm, Rosendal Garden Party
12 – Warsaw, Progresja Summer Stage
13 – Prague, Forum Karlin
14 – Berlin, Zitadelle
16 – Landgraaf, Pinkpop 2023
17 – Brighton, Brighton Centre
18 – Cornwall, The Eden Project
20 – Glasgow, OVO Hydro
21 – Halifax, The Piece Hall
23 – Paris, Zenith
24 – Antwerp, Life Is Live 2023
27 – Dublin, Trinity College

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