Pennywise, Descendents, Circle Jerks, Goldfinger and More to Head Up Punk In the Park 2023 - Knotfest

Pennywise, Descendents, Circle Jerks, Goldfinger and More to Head Up Punk In the Park 2023

Posted by Ramon Gonzales in News on May 22, 2023

The West Coast punk destination has pooled a generational line-up that covers various subcategories of the genre and will feature the return of the vans Vert Ramp to the festival space.

The Southern California fall ball of Punk In the Park has announced the initial slate of bands confirmed for the November 4th and 5th event. The weekend-long pilgrimage which will feature a curated roster of highly-respected craft breweries, will feature headlining sets from legends including Pennywise, Descendents, Circle Jerks, Goldfinger and many more.

By the numbers, the 2023 edition if the SoCal punk tradition will feature 3 stages, 30 bands and more than 100 different craft beers available for fans to taste during the early portion of both days’ festivities. Among the artists included in the first wave of confirmed bands include The Suicide Machines, The Lawrence Arms,The Dwarves, Rotting Out, A Wilhelm Scream, The Queers, Deviates, We Are the Union plus regional prospects in Good Guys in Black and Rundown Kreeps.

The recent announcement follows the fest’s 2022 installment which corralled more than 20,000 fans to witness sets from the likes of Bad Religion, Dropkick Murphys, Face to Face, The Bouncing Souls, a surprise set from The Vandals and more.

Cameron Collins of independent festival production collective Brew Ha Ha Productions spoke about the banner’s longstanding relationship with Pennywise and the enthusiasm of this year’s confirmation.  “It’s awesome to watch this festival grow and develop each year. Pennywise was the first band I ever approached about this festival, and they’ve been such amazing supporters and friends…I am so stoked to have them back!  Descendents…I mean, does it get any better? This lineup is insane, TOP-TO-BOTTOM on both days. I can’t wait to drop the rest of it in the coming weeks.”

Showcasing a tip of the hat to their Warped Tour lineage, Punk In the Park 2023 will also feature the return of the Vans Vert Ramp to the festival footprint – showcasing a roster of riders dropping in throughout both days.

Weekend passes for Punk In the Park 2023 go on sale starting Wednesday May 24th at 10am PT. Tickets and information can be found – HERE. Get the current list of confirmed artists below.

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