George Harrison is getting his own festival dedicated to his music from the same people who put on Dylan Fest, Stones Fest, and Petty Fest. The festival will take place on September 28th at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre and will be called George Fest. The performer list is long and impressive, including Brian Wilson, The Killers’ Brandon Flowers and Mark Stoermer, The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, Britt Daniel, Weird Al, Norah Jones, and more. Check out the full list of performers below.
Via press release:
The Best Fest house band, the acclaimed Cabin Down Below Band, will be joined by an impressive and illustrious cast of musicians. Those confirmed to perform at the first-ever George Fest include Brian Wilson, Norah Jones, Brandon Flowers & Mark Stoermer (of The Killers), Wayne Coyne & Steven Drozd (of The Flaming Lips), Ben Harper, Ann Wilson (of Heart), Britt Daniel (of Spoon), “Weird Al” Yankovic, Nick Valensi (of The Strokes), Dhani Harrison, Ian Astbury, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Butch Walker, Cold War Kids, Karen Elson, Brian Bell (of Weezer), Big Black Delta, Chase Cohl, Jamestown Revival, Matt Sorum, Ryan Miller (of Guster), The Black Ryder and Ginnger Shankar. Organizers say to expect more big surprises as well.
Tickets go on sale on 9/5 at 1PM EST.