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Pacific Festival: OC Reveals Snoop Dogg as Headliner to 2nd Annual Summer Music Festival: August 13, 2011

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., June 16, 2011 -- STEVE AOKI and PACIFIC FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT are pleased to announce the addition of SNOOP DOGG as the official festival headliner to the 2nd annual Pacific Festival: OC which will be held on August 13 (10am – 12am). The festival will be held at the picturesque Oak Canyon Ranch near Irvine Lake in Silverado, CA. Tickets are now on sale at www.pacificfestival.com. View the official trailer announcing SNOOP DOGG for Pacific Festival: OC here: http://youtube.com/watch?v=tjxZWa6eWuA.

The 2nd Annual Summer Festival is set to be Southern California's premiere event for fun in the sun and FILTERMagazine.comhas already placed Pacific Festival: OC in their "Top Five Most Anticipated Summer Festivals" list.  With such a strong lineup, the renowned KCRW and both LA/OC Weekly have recently jumped on board as official media sponsors for the festival.  This year's event will be offering entertainment from over 50 live acts and DJs from around the world.  Artists scheduled to appear include:  SNOOP DOGG, CUT COPY, STEVE AOKI, CALVIN HARRIS, GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY, !!! (CHK CHK CHK), PHANTOGRAM, TORO Y MOI, BAG RAIDERS, ZEDS DEAD, THE TWELVES, CLASSIXX, FRED FALKE, AFROMAN, ZOOT WOMAN, THE GROWLERS, HANNI EL KHATIB, JACQUES RENAULT, BIRD PETERSON, SUPERHUMANOIDS, POOLSIDE, AUTOEROTIQUE, ALI LOVE, DANGEROUS DAN & GUS DA HOODRAT (BANG GANG DEEJAYS), MR. WHITE, THE C90S, JUSTIN MILLER, COSMIC KIDS, THEM JEANS, POSSO, DAN SENA, AMERICAN ROYALTY, FIFINASTY, KEDD COOK, WISHENGRAD, FRANKIE WILDE, BONES, G.L.O.V.E.S., GUNS IN THE SUN DEEJAYS, STEFFI GRAF, BRADY MILLER, MORGAN COLLETT, CASSETTE, BRAZZABELLE, ISAIAH MARTIN, TROPICOOL & MO: ROCKIN with more to be announced each week.

The event has been designed as a music festival for a wide range of genres and offers the finest amenities and production for attendees. Both VIP and VIP Hosted Bar tickets will be available for guests looking for a first class experience. For those participating in the VIP Hosted Bar, hospitality and cabana services courtesy of Voyeur Nightclub and Chosen Hospitality Group will be available. To add to the all around experience, Pacific Festival: OC has paired with the Hyatt Regency Irvine located only minutes away from all the festival action. The Hyatt Regency Irvine will be offering room discounts for festival attendees as well as a park and ride shuttle service. Furthermore, Roaming Hunger will be hand picking a variety of Southern California's best food trucks to ensure attendees have a plethora of exciting local fare throughout the event.  

Pacific Festival: OC has specifically been curated to entertain attendees from morning to night and with Red Bull on board as an official sponsor, the festival is sure to keep the energy level high. Co-hosted by STEVE AOKI and world-renowned celebrity photographer, THE COBRA SNAKE, Pacific Festival: OC will also be catering to your visual senses with art installations, which will include the legendary Shagadelica double decker bus from Burning Man. In addition, Pacific Festival: OC believes it is important to give back to the community and has paired with Surfrider to donate one dollar from every ticket sold to help protect California's coastline.

For more information on Pacific Festival: OC's artist lineup, latest news, presale tickets and giveaways, go to www.pacificfestival.com.

About Pacific Festival: OC

Pacific Festival: OC was successfully launched last year by transforming Orange County's Costa Mesa community landmark Triangle Square into a two-day music festival that played host to capacity crowds and featuring 50+ acts, including business partner Steve Aoki, The Sounds, Rebelution, Miami Horror, The Aggrolites, Alan Braxe, Classixx, Lifelike, Rob Roy and Chiddy Bang. Last year's launch was supported by Skullcandy, Red Bull, Vitamin Water, OC Weekly, Firestone Beer, and Ty Ku.  In addition, Governor Schwarzenegger endorsed DEEJAY DC's successful Guinness Book of World Records attempt at Pacific Festival: OC for the world longest DJ set—spanning 121 consecutive hours. "This is a quite an endeavor you're about to undertake, one that could not happen without your determined efforts and skills. As a former professional athlete, I know the tremendous amount of preparation it takes to become a winner, and I applaud your dedication to making your goals a reality," wrote Governor Schwarzenegger in a letter of support written to Deejay DC.

Pacific Festival Entertainment is the vision of two groups of longtime friends with a combined 40 years of experience in music and event production. Steve Aoki, world-renowned DJ and founder of Dim Mak Records, and Mike Tunney, founder of Collaborative Media, have been friends for over 25 years, growing up together in Newport Beach. As their first business venture, Aoki and Tunney wanted to create a new music and arts festival for Southern California. With a keen vision to produce first-class live entertainment experiences, the two friends joined forces to create Pacific Festival Entertainment alongside Kelson Berkus and So Cal-native Justin Ruiz.

"The idea was to produce an event that connects culture with community; art with music; and entertainment with philanthropy in our backyard of Orange County," says Steve Aoki, one of the festival's founding partners. "We wanted to establish a premium music and arts festival, and have organized a large collective of seasoned event producers, artists, friends and musicians."

For more information and sponsorship opportunities on this year's Pacific Festival: OC, please email: info@pacificfestival.com  

SOURCE Pacific Festival Entertainment

 

June 17, 2011 12:09pm by London Newsdesk   Comments (0)

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