The Southern California rockabilly and hot rod festival, The Hootenanny, is slated for its 18 year anniversary this summer, inevitably drawing devoted fans of rock n' roll, custom cars, pin-up models, and strange side-shows. The iconic festival will be held at Oak Canyon Ranch in Silverado Canyon, CA, on July 7, 2012, featuring headline performances by punk legends, Rancid, as well as The Rev. Horton Heat, Lucero, Bouncing Souls, Johnny Two Bags (of Social Distortion), and more.
Official line-up poster:
Footage from last year's Hootenanny 2011:
From the official press release:
Over the last 18 years, The Hootenanny has become one of Southern California’s most anticipated annual events celebrating the convergence of music and kustom car culture that have helped shape the region’s iconic fashion, lifestyle and sound. Attended by thousands of fans from around the world each year, The Hootenanny has featured performances by pioneers that have influenced and inspired the spirit and soul of the thriving scene like Jerry Lee Lewis, Social Distortion, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Link Wrey, Chris Isaak, Joe Strummer, Stray Cats, The Cramps, X, Scotty Moore & DJ Fontanta, Wanda Jackson, Steve Earle, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Los Lobos, Tiger Army, Hank Williams III, among many others.
THE HOOTENANNY 2012 LINEUP:
Rancid, The Rev. Horton Heat, Lucero, Bouncing Souls, Jonny Two Bags and Salvation Town, The Growlers, The Supersuckers, 3 Bad Jacks, Old Man Markley, Roger Alan Wade, Chris Shiflett & Dead Peasants, Goddamn Gallows, Kevin Seconds, Sanbox Bullies, Red Devil Squadron, The Rocketz, Murder on 405, Not In The Face, and Wreckin Katz.
For more information and to purchase tickets be sure to visit the official Hootenanny website.
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