KAABOO Del Mar Music, Comedy, & Cultural Event Returns This September 14-16 With Three Days Of Blockbuster Performances

March 22, 2018

KAABOO Del Mar today announced its 2018 music and comedy lineup for the 4th annual event happening September 14-16 at Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds in San Diego. Alt-rock onslaught Foo Fighters, hit-making pop rock band Imagine Dragons, international chart topper Katy Perry, and legendary rock icon Robert Plant from Led Zeppelin will headline the festival. They will be joined by Halsey, Post Malone, Wiz Khalifa, N.E.R.D, Incubus, Earth Wind & Fire, Gucci Mane, Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators, Alice in Chains, Billy Idol and many more. Bringing the laughs will be kings and queens of comedy Craig Ferguson, Iliza Shlesinger, Nick Offerman, Craig Robinson, and others. All tickets go on sale today.

"This year’s music and comedy announcement offers all of our guests a highly curated lineup that varies from the derivative mainstream festival circuit," says KAABOO Chief Brand + Marketing Officer Jason Felts. "We are proud of KAABOO’s depth and diversity of talent which we bring to our guests each year. KAABOO offers something for everyone including a lineup of emerging bands that is always fun to see our guests discover."

All passes to this year's KAABOO Del Mar go on sale today online starting at 9am PT. Hang Loose (GA) passes will be on sale starting at $249, while Hang Five and Hang Ten (VIP) passes are currently at $849 and $3299, respectively. Hang Five features premium stage viewing, exclusive culinary options for purchase, private restrooms, access to the Thursday night AMPLIFY Sneak Peek Party featuring Kool & the Gang and more. New this year, KAABOO is offering the Hang Five+ (Drink Package) option which features the original three-day Hang Five package but with an additional private lounge serving guests included pass beverages. The Hang Five+ pass goes on sale for $1249. Hang Ten includes all the features of Hang Five plus access to on-stage viewing, exclusive meet and greet opportunities with KAABOO performers, complimentary beverages and food provided, golf cart access and more. For those looking for an entirely immersive experience, KAABOO offers the Ultimate Hang pass - a most premium festival experience that costs $15,000.

Nominated for the 2017 "Music Festival of the Year" award by Pollstar Magazine, KAABOO Del Mar roars into its fourth year as a leading destination music and arts festival by shifting the paradigm and offering all attendees a curated feast for the senses. Featuring equal parts world-class music, household names in comedy, contemporary art, gourmet cuisine and craft libations, and personal indulgences, the highly-amenitized event is conveniently located at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds. Celebrated as San Diego’s largest multi-day major music and entertainment festival, KAABOO Del Mar overlooks the Pacific Ocean and enjoys pristine weather, ocean breezes, and numerous easy to access lodging options.

All festival guests have access to the Humor Me comedy club, Southern California’s largest on-site contemporary art fair in the indoor Artwork area plus daily viewings of live-action outdoor murals and installations, Palate gourmet food and craft beverage tastings, the onsite Vegas-style Club Elevate nightclub (18+), and the ability to purchase a cabana or day pass to Bask Day Club, a prime poolside area with views of the Grandview stage.

The KAABOO KINDNESS program continues to support charities in the San Diego region and across the globe. One dollar per every pass sold is donated to featured charitable partners, including global partner The Recording Academy’s MusiCares program, as well as three local charities including the San Diego Armed Services YMCA, Surfrider - San Diego Chapter, and Voices for Children.

To purchase passes and for additional information on KAABOO Del Mar, visit kaaboodelmar.com and check out the video announcement and full lineup list below.

KAABOO Del Mar Full Lineup:
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Katy Perry
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters
Post Malone
Wiz Khalifa
Earth, Wind & Fire
Gucci Mane
Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators
Alice in Chains
Billy Idol
Jimmy Eat World
Big Boi
Melissa Etheridge
Stone Temple Pilots
Quinn XCII
The All-American Rejects
Bebe Rexha
Tower of Power
Better Than Ezra
Robert DeLong
The Wailers
Soul Asylum
The Zombies
The English Beat
Vanessa Carlton
Elvin Bishop
Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors
The Spencer Lee Band
Emily Warren
Katie Toupin
Diego's Umbrella
Charlie Overbey
The National Parks
Shane Hall
Hunter & The Dirty Jacks
Vista Kicks
Stealing Oceans
Tall Heights
Creature Canyon
Chelsea Cutler
Elise Trouw
Raelee Nikole
Oblivion Her Majesty
L.A. Edwards
Bay Ledges
Sully & The "Blue-Eyed Soul Band"
Kool & The Gang (Thursday Night ONLY)

Craig Ferguson
Iliza Shlesinger
Nick Offerman
Craig Robinson
Chris Hardwick
Whitney Cummings
Kevin Nealon
Pete Holmes
Nikki Glaser
Pauly Shore
Aparna Nancherla
Orny Adams
J.F. Harris