Monday, April 22 2019 21:44

Back to the Beach Festival Reveals Performance Times, Lil’ Punk KidZone

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This weekend, KROQ, Travis Barker and Goldfinger's John “Feldy” Feldmann present Back To The Beach, returning to Huntington State Beach on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28. The 2nd annual weekend destination festival will feature performances by Blink-182Goldfinger, The Used, Reel Big Fish, The Story So Far, Streetlight Manifesto, The Aquabats!, and many more, performing right on the shore of the Pacific Ocean in Orange County, California. Today, performance times have been revealed, along with full details on the all-new family-centric Lil' Punk KidZone!

Band performance times for Back To The Beach are as follows:

Saturday, April 27   Sunday, April 29
7:35 PM blink-182   7:40 PM The Used
6:15 PM Goldfinger   6:20 PM The Story So Far
5:10 PM Reel Big Fish   5:15 PM Anthony Green
4:10 PM Streetlight Manifesto   4:20 PM The Wonder Years
3:15 PM The Aquabats   3:25 PM Less Than Jake
2:20 PM Save Ferris   2:30 PM Story of the Year
1:30 PM The English Beat   1:40 AM Teenage Wrist
12:45 PM The Drowns   1:00 PM Lowlives

Doors open at Noon each day.

Back To The Beach will feature a carnival midway, beach games, great food (with vegetarian and vegan options), craft beer and cocktails, and more.

Families are invited to explore the Lil' Punk KidZone, which will be a fun all-inclusive safe place for kids 10 & under who are accompanied by an adult. The area will feature healthy food options including a fruit cart, and will give kids a place to play and engage while still being part of the festival experience. Highlights include: a set each day from kid band The Twits and 13-year-old DJ De Crazy Cat, a scavenger hunt with a prize for all kids that complete it (accompanied by a parent or guardian), mermaid photo opps, hula hoop instruction, face painting, cartoonist, palm reader, hair braiding, and a giant cornhole game. New moms will have a clean, private place to breastfeed under a tented shade zone, and the Lil’ Punk KidZone will offer hand washing areas and clean bathrooms for families only.

A limited number of Sunday General Admission and VIP passes are still available. Weekend and Saturday single day GA and VIP passes are sold out.

For this all-ages family friendly event, kids under 10 get in free when accompanied by an adult with paid admission.


James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

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