Ween, Sleater Kinney, Ride, Alvvays and Of Montreal are among the bands set to play at Long Beach’s Music Tastes Good festival. The two-day festival, which not only entails live music, but culinary and visual artistry as well, will take place in Marina Green Park in downtown Long Beach, California.
Music Tastes Good 2017 will take place during the weekend of Sept. 30th-Oct. 1st. The whole Music Tastes Good 2017 ineup, which includes 41 musical acts and 14 chefs, can be viewed below.
This will be the festival’s sophomore year, after debuting in 2016. There will be added emphasis on the culinary aspect of the event, drawing in chefs from Long Beach and New Orleans in what’s being dubbed a “Port-to-Port” dining experience.
This year’s festival take place after the passing of its founder and chief curator Josh Fischel, who died in September following a battle with liver disease. Abbie Fischel, his wife, stated “Josh’s favorite thing was to give people the gift of experience ... experience that hits on multiple levels: sight, sound, taste, touch, emotion, through this fest, he continues to give that gift to us all.”
Music Tastes Good Tickets start at $65 for single day admission and $120 for the weekend. Music Taste Tickets, which include one day admission and a food pass begin at $140. Music Taste VIP start at $210. Music Taste Good 2017 tickets went on sale today, May 12th at 10:00 AM via the festival’s website.