This Ain’t No Picnic fest returns to LA in 2022

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Goldenvoice has announced This Ain’t No Picnic, coming to Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA for two days, August 27 and 28, 2022 with headliners LCD Soundsystem and The Strokes with varied top billing from Le Tigre, Beach House, Kaytranada, Phoebe Bridgers, Jorja Smith and JUNGLE. The eclectic roster features something for everyone including IDLES, Four Tet + Floating Points, Honey Dijon, Wet Leg, Genesis Owusu, Courtney Barnett, Descendents, Yves Tumor, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Caroline Polachek, Turnstile, Mac DeMarco, Slow Thai, Earl Sweatshirt, Magdalena Bay, Queen Naija and many more at six stages.

The sixth stage is for Despacio, a custom built disco sound system designed by James Murphy and his team. The event also marks the first performance for rock band Le Tigre in over 15 years.

This Ain’t No Picnic launched in 1999 (the same year as Coachella), with headliners Sonic Youth, Sleater-Kinney and Guided by Voices. The 2000 festival featured Beck, Yo La Tengo, Built To Spill and Modest Mouse and both were based in Irvine, CA.

2-Day GA tickets start at $299 + fees and 2-Day VIP are $799 + fees. Payment plans available and tickets can be secured at only $49.99 down. 

This Ain’t No Picnic festival’s performers in alphabetical order are here: 

Arooj Aftab
Avalon Emerson
Beach House
Brandon
Caroline Polachek
Circle Jerks
Courtney Barnett
Danilo Plessow (MCDE) 
Dave P
Dawn Richard
Deafheaven
Descendents
Despacio
Earl Sweatshirt
Ethel Cain
Eyedress
Four Tet + Floating Points
Fundido
Genesis Owusu
Gerd Janson
Girl Ultra
Godford
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Hana Vu
Honey Dijon
IDLES
Indigo De Souza
Isaiah Rashad
Jorja Smith
Julia Jacklin
JUNGLE
Junior Varsity
Kaytranada
Kelly Lee Owens
King Woman
Lala Lala
LCD Soundsystem
Le Tigre
Logic1000
Mac DeMarco
Magdalena Bay
Mall Grab
Maral
Margaritas Podridas
Mdou Moctar
MICHELLE
Mike Watt
NAAFI
Nicki Nicole
Nothing
Pachyman
Paris Texas
Peach
Phoebe Bridgers
Queen Naija
Romy
shame
Sleep
slowthai
Sofia Kourtesis
Sparks
SPELLLING
Spirit of the Beehive
TEMS
The Strokes
They Hate Change
Tinashe
Tre’ Amani
TSHA
Turnstile
Wet Leg
Ying Yang Twins
Yves Tumor
ZULU

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