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Monterey Pop 50 lineup & tickets: The Animals, Booker T, Regina Spektor, Leon Bridges, more

Monterey Pop

Late last week, it was revealed that the legendary Monterey Pop Festival would be making a comeback for its 50th anniversary, and that the full lineup would be announced today (4/17). The lineup is now here (and there’s actually still more TBA).

In addition to previously-announced acts Phil Lesh (who played the original Monterey as a member of the Grateful Dead), Kurt Vile, Jim James, Father John Misty, Gary Clark Jr, Norah Jones and The Head & and the Heart, the lineup also features Eric Burdon & the Animals (who played the original festival and wrote a song about it), Booker T. Stax Revue (Booker T & the MG’s backed Otis Redding at the original fest), Regina Spektor, Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires, Dr. Dog, Hiss Golden Messenger, Langhorne Slim, Leon Bridges, Nicki Bluhm & Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Sara Watkins.

Lou Adler, who co-produced the original Monterey Pop Fest with John Phillips of the Mamas & the Papas, is overseeing the festival. It’s also being co-produced by Goldenvoice (who are behind Coachella) and San Francisco promoters Another Planet Entertainment.

The festival takes place June 16-18 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Tickets go on sale Friday (4/21) at 1 PM EST.

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Here’s the lineup as it currently stands:

Booker T Stax Revue
Charles Bradley
Dr Dog
Eric Burdon and the Animals
Father John Misty
Gary Clark Jr
The Head and the Heart
HIss Golden Messenger
Jack Johnson
Jackie Greene
Jacob Banks
Jamtown feat. Cisco Adler, Donovan Frankenreiter, & G Love
Jim James
Kurt Vile
Langhorne Slim
Leon Bridges
Nicki Bluhm & Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Norah Jones
North Mississippi Allstars
Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band
Regina Spektor
Sara Watkins
more TBA

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