Netflix from LA is a joke, it’s not a picnic in Pasadena announces lineups – press enterprise


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Normally it’s ‘hot baseball’ time, when there’s all kinds of breaking news about the major league baseball offseason. Well, there’s an MLB lockdown, so instead it’s time for ‘Hot Stove Festival Season’ with this week’s updates.

First, Goldenvoice revives a pre-Coachella festival. The first This Ain’t No Picnic took place in Orange County in 1999, a few months before this little desert party started. The revival arrives in Pasadena in August.

Primavera Sound has been trying to make its US debut in Los Angeles for years now. We’re getting a little closer, since the headliners have been announced for September 2022.

In comedy festival news, Netflix’s Is a Joke is taking place across multiple LA venues next spring, with Gabriel Iglesias headlining at Dodger Stadium.

Oh and when Olivia Rodrigo was not returning to Glendale DMV for NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series, she was announcing tour dates for 2022. Read on!

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The Strokes, shown here at the Ohana Festival at Doheny State Beach in 2019, is one of the headliners at the relaunched The Ain’t No Picnic festival in Pasadena in 2022. (File photo by Kelly A. Swift, photographer collaborater)

Millennial dance party

This Ain’t No Picnic returns in August as a two-day festival in Brookside, next to Pasadena’s Rose Bowl. The lineup includes LCD Soundsystem, The Strokes and the only date announced for the Le Tigre reunion, among dozens of other artists. Here’s who’s playing and how to get tickets.

Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias (pictured throwing the ceremonial pitch at a 2019 Los Angeles Dodgers game) will be the first comedian to perform standing at Dodger Stadium when filming his Netflix special at the stadium baseball during Netflix’s Joke Comedy Festival in 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News / SCNG)

Funny stuff

Netflix Is a Joke will run over 11 days and 25 locations in LA County. The biggest show is Gabriel Iglesias headlining at Dodger Stadium, but the lineup includes comedians such as Kevin Hart, Iliza Shlesinger and Larry David. All shows will be filmed for future Netflix specials. See all shows and find out how to get tickets.

Nine Inch Nails performs on the Main Stage Headlining Sunday night at the FYF Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 23, 2017. The band will headline the Primavera Sound Festival, which takes place in Historic Park of State of Los Angeles September 16-18. . (Photo by Thomas R. Cordova, Daily News / SCNG)

The spiral of alignment

Primavera Sound’s US debut was due in 2020, but then the pandemic happened. Part of the three-day festival lineup has been announced, with Nine Inch Nails, Lorde and Arctic Monkeys headlining. Get the details.

Olivia Rodrigo performs “Traitor” at the American Music Awards on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Rodrigo is nominated for seven Grammy Awards. (AP File Photo / Chris Pizzello)

Not so ‘sour’

Getting tickets to this one could be brutal. Olivia Rodrigo has announced a few tour dates in 2022, including a pair of shows at the Greek Theater in LA Here’s what you need to know.

Lil Nas X performs at 102.7 KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball at the Forum in Inglewood on Friday, December 3, 2021. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

Jingle ballin ‘

Journalist Kelli Skye Fadroski saw BTS, Lil Nas X and more at KIIS 102.7 FM’s Jingle Ball last weekend at the Forum. Here are the highlights.

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