DESERT DAZE 2019
October 10th – 13th at Moreno Beach in Lake Perris, CA
Daily Lineups Announced and Single Day Passes Available Now
Performances by Wu-Tang Clan, Ween, The Flaming Lips, Flying Lotus, Khruangbin, Stereolab, Animal Collective, the Beginning of the End for DEVO, and much more
New Lineup Additions Include a live Q&A with Les Claypool and Sean Lennon, a screening of documentary We Intend to Cause Havoc (2019) with a W.I.T.C.H. Q&A, and sets from Dead Meadow and Richard Rose
Weekend Passes, Single Day Tickets, VIP Packages, Camping & More
On Sale Now via https://desertdaze.org
Eons, eras, periods, epochs, millennia, centuries, decades, years, months, weeks, single days. “All things must end,” notes Devo’s Gerald Casale. On Saturday eve at Desert Daze, we will see The Beginning of the End for Devo. “Devo enters the Anthropocene Era. There’s no place like home to return to. We are all Devo.” The cosmic ballet pirouettes always forward, unfurling untold secrets. According to the ancient blessing and curse “may you get what you want”–we give you Friday with The Flaming Lips, Stereolab and Animal Collective; Saturday with Ween, Devo, Flying Lotus 3D and The Locust; and Sunday with Wu-Tang Clan, Khruangbin, The Claypool Lennon Delirium and The Black Angels. All days with much more. Single Day Passes are available now.
This year, Desert Daze’s trial time release formula delivered a metered dose of artists between the initial announcement and the first full transmission. Side effects included: giddiness, shortness of breath, euphoria, excitability and reduced impulse control. Rarer side effects included mild irritability and impatience. Having thoroughly tested our formula, we’re excited to announce new artist additions: Dead Meadow and Richard Rose, a Q&A panel with Les Claypool and Sean Lennon, and screening of the new documentary We Intend to Cause Havoc (2019) with follow up Q&A to answer any of your burning questions about enigmatic Zamrock legends W.I.T.C.H..
We’ve also lifted the inter-dimensional veil to The Mystic Bazaar–tucked away in the Desert Daze campgrounds and only accessible to those with a camping pass. The assembled mystics, musicians, shamans, healers, teachers and wanderers from all over the world will lead the workshops, ceremonies, yoga, meditations and soundbaths. The Mystic Bazaar will also feature Late Night Experimentations from Jacco Gardner, Klaus Johann Grobe, Sessa, Beef (Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint + Boom Bip), closing ceremonies with JJUUJJUU & Friends, plus much more.
For our second year in the location cited by Rolling Stone as “America’s most aesthetically pleasing…,” we’ve taken measures to improve entry traffic and all other avenues of your experience. The “oasis among American festivals (Stereogum)” features well-maintained state park camping facilities including brick and mortar bathrooms with running water, real showers, flushing toilets and RV hookups. Watch your favorite performers from the back of an inflatable pegasus afloat Lake Perris. Swim or lounge on the beach among a forest of surreal sculptures and installation structures. Spin in place and count the mountains. The mountains are counting on you.
Desert Daze 2019 will take place October 10th – 13th at Moreno Beach in Lake Perris, CA. Passes, VIP packages, camping and add ons are on sale now via https://desertdaze.org.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11
THE FLAMING LIPS perform ‘The Soft Bulletin’
FRED ARMISEN Comedy for Musicians But Everyone is Welcome
CONNAN MOCKASIN presents Botsyn n’ Dobsyn Episodes + solo performance
FRANKIE & THE WITCH FINGERS
Opening Ceremonies with IAN SVENONIUS
‘WE INTEND TO CAUSE HAVOC’ Documentary + Q+A w/ Emmanuel Jagari Chanda
THE SANCTUARY: CRISTOPHER CICHOCKI – CIRCULAR DIMENSIONS, KID 606, TOM HALL, BYRON WESTBROOK, DEVIN SARNO, MITCHELL BROWN, ELLEN PHAN, CONSCIOUS SUMMARY, WAVE
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12
WEEN perform ‘Chocolate and Cheese’
DEVO – The Beginning of the End
FLYING LOTUS 3D
CONNAN MOCKASIN + FRIENDS
KLAUS JOHANN GROBE
DUMBO GETS MAD
BLACK WATER HOLY LIGHT
THE SANCTUARY: CRISTOPHER CICHOCKI – CIRCULAR DIMENSIONS, DNTEL, POD BLOTZ, CRUEL DIAGONALS, THE ETERNAL CHORD featuring GABIE STRONG, JIM HAYNES, ROTARY ECT, JEFF FROST, GEORGE JENSEN
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13
WU TANG CLAN perform ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’
THE CLAYPOOL LENNON DELIRIUM
THE BLACK ANGELS
DUNGEN perform ‘Ta Det Lugnt’
LES CLAYPOOL & SEAN LENNON Q+A
THE SANCTUARY: CRISTOPHER CICHOCKI – CIRCULAR DIMENSIONS, RANDY RANDALL, ENSEMBLE ECONOMIQUE, SHANA SHENAI, WHITE BOY SCREAM, ELLEN PHAN (HYPNOSIS SESSION), ZACHARY PAUL, LIVE FOR EACH MOON
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