April 14, 2021 | 3:03pm ET
In one other signal that issues are opening up on the competition entrance, a pair of occasions dubbed Punk within the Park will happen this Might and November in Arizona and California, respectively. Every will function a lineup of notable punk bands.
Initially, the two-day California version, Punk within the Park – Orange County, was set to be the inaugural model of the brand new fest, however pandemic restrictions led organizers to maneuver the unique 2020 dates to April 2021 after which once more to November sixth and seventh at Oak Canyon Park.
That makes the one-day Punk within the Park – Arizona occasion, happening Might twenty ninth at Massive Surf Water Park in Tempe — the primary staging of the competition, with headliners Pennywise main a lineup that additionally consists of Face to Face, Strung Out, Good Riddance, H2O, Voodoo Glow Skulls, The Bombpops, and Slaughterhouse.
Pennywise will even headline the primary night time of the Punk within the Park – Orange County fest on November sixth, the place they’ll be joined by The Vandals, Lagwagon, Worry, T.S.O.L., The Bombpops, and Pulley. The second night time (November seventh) of the California occasion will likely be headlined by NOFX, and in addition function Me First & The Gimme Gimmes, Strung Out, The Dickies, D.I., and Authority Zero.
“It lastly appears like we’re gonna get our day within the park; been ready greater than a minute to drink some chilly beers with mates and hearken to some good f**king music,” acknowledged Pennywise guitarist Fletcher Dragge. “With a few of my favourite bands enjoying and tons of booze flowing, it’s gonna be time to get free and have some severe enjoyable!!! Can’t anticipate one thing that feels regular once more! See you f*ckers within the pit…for actual!!”
The Punk within the Park – Arizona fest will likely be one of many first large-scale festivals to happen in america after the pandemic shut down the live performance business a little bit greater than a 12 months in the past. It’ll come per week after the not too long ago introduced Electric Daisy EDM fest in Las Vegas, and a pair months earlier than a pair of major Midwest hard-rock festivals set to concurrently happen the identical July weekend in Wisconsin and Michigan.