Neil Young, Jack White, Robert Plant to Perform at 2018 Arroyo Seco Weekend
The second annual Arroyo Seco Weekend returns to Pasadena, California on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24. Presented by Goldenvoice, the leading alternative promoter in Southern California, creators of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach: California’s Country Music Festival, the event will be held at the shady oaks and parkland of Brookside next to the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium.
Named after the Arroyo Seco stream (which means “dry stream” in Spanish) that passes through Brookside Golf Course and Pasadena from the San Gabriel Mountains, The Arroyo Seco Weekend will showcase live music on three stages featuring major acts such as Neil Young, Jack White, Robert Plant, Kings of Leon, The Pretenders, Violent Femmes, The Bangles, Alanis Morissette, Aaron Neville, Third Eye Blind and Seu Jorge.
In addition, selected menus from the top Los Angeles restaurants and chefs will be offered, including traditional Italian, Mexican and Korean BBQ, as well as gluten-free and vegan options. Participating restaurants include Jon & Vinny’s, Freedman’s, Hatchet Hall, Block Party, Bourbon Steak, Cassells’ Hamburgers, Donna Jean, Fritzi Coop, La Esquina, House of Machines, Kogi, Playa Provisions, The Ponte, Top Round, XO on Beverly and many others. Beer Belly will provide craft beers and a generous sampling of excellent raw and natural wines.
Tickets range from $149 for single day admission to $999 for weekend clubhouse VIP. CID Entertainment will offer Hotel Packages that combine event admission with hotel accommodations, merchandise, and shuttle transportation.
Free day parking will be available at the festival in addition to easy access from local areas via Metro Gold Line, or rideshare/taxi to a pick-up and drop-off lot. Festival venue is accessible to pedestrians, and a Bike Valet will be offered.
For those attending with children, the Kidspace Children’s Museum will offer a host of musical kid-friendly activities. Several “mini-libraries” will be stationed in various locations courtesy of Vroman’s Books. Children 10 and under accompanied by a ticketed adult will be given free admission.