Bonnaroo. Coachella. Lollapalooza.
The producers of Kaaboo Del Mar hope to go beyond those famous music gatherings and transform the festival scene when their inaugural three-day event comes to town next week.
The festival will feature more than 100 performances on seven stages from Sept. 18-20 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, including headliners No Doubt, The Killers and Zac Brown Band. From longtime artists such as Sheryl Crow and Snoop Dogg, to emerging bands such as Fairground Saints and Open Air Stereo, the lineup includes a variety of genres with acts from across the country — and even hometown favorites, San Diego-based Switchfoot.
“Every act has been very...