The lineup for 2018’s Music Tastes Good has been revealed! The incredible two-day music, food, and arts festival returns to Marina Green Park this year at the Downtown Long Beach shoreline. on September 29 and 30th. The show will be headlined by iconic British New Wave legends New Order (Saturday) making their only west coast appearance this year, new star Janelle Monáe, and Grammy-nominated and Mercury Prize-winning English singer-songwriter James Blake (Sunday).
Also on the bill for Saturday is Broken Social Scene, as well as Joey Bada$$, Santigold, Lil B, Princess Nokia, Blake Mills, Big Thief, Cherry Glazerr, Oliver Tree, Shame, Los Master Plus, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, NO BS! Brass Band, Radiolistener: Tribute to Isaiah “Ikey” Owens, Feels, Forest of Tongue, Neighbor Lady, BLCKNOISE, Haunted Summer and Manuel The Band.
Sunday’s lineup is just as stellar, with performances by: Janelle Monae, The Black Angels, Lizzo, Parquet Courts, The Church performing their fan favorite album Starfish to celebrate it’s 30th Anniversary, Sun Kil Moon, Bill Callahan, Hollie Cook, Hailu Mergia, Ezra Furman, Ladama, The Blow, De Lux, Ethio Cali, B.A.G. (Blimes x Gifted Gab), The Fling, Baum, Hana Vu, Asi Fui and NO BS! Brass Band.
For food and beverage, attendees can enjoy the Taste Tent, which will be open to everyone, not just those with VIP tickets. This year’s theme is “Port Cities of the West Coast,” and the lineup includes some of the best chefs from the West Coast. Participants include Wesley Young of Vancouver’s Pidgin, Jeffery Vance of Seattle’s No Anchor, Cameron Hanin of Ma’Ono, Pat Manning of Portland’s Toro Bravo, Rachel Aronow, independent (formerly of San Francisco’s Alembic), Sincere Justice of Oakland’s Tacos Sincero, Edward Martinez of Sacramento’s Milk Money and Michael Thiemann Mother, Dawna Bass of Long Beach’s Under the Sun, Long Beach’s Jason Witzl of Ellie’s, Aliye Aydin from A Good Carrot, Dina Amadril of Long Beach Creamery, and Arthur Gonzales Roe/Panxa Cocina. Also serving will be Christine Rivera of San Diego’s Galaxy Tacos, and Nancy Leon of Tijuana B.C.S.’s Chan’s Bistro.
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For more information visit musictastesgood.com.