Eddie Vedder Drops Alanis Morissette Bombshell

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Today, Eddie Vedder’s Ohana Festival announced Ohana Encore, the second weekend of Vedder’s one-of-a-kind festival experience at the beautiful and picturesque Doheny State Beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean of Southern California’s Dana Point. Ohana Encore will take place Saturday, October 8th – Sunday, October 9th and will be headlined by legendary and iconic artists Eddie Vedder, The Black Keys, Alanis Morissette, and Haim. The eclectic and diverse lineup for Ohana Encore also includes Band of Horses, The Roots, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Julieta Venegas, Afghan Whigs, The Front Bottoms, Amos Lee, Amyl & The Sniffers, Marcus King, Iceage, Painted Shield, Pluralone, Hamilton Leithauser, Charlotte Lawrence, Illuminati Hotties, Trousdale, Seratones, Jaime Wyatt, and Jonny Roundhouse.

Established in 2016 by Vedder, Ohana has quickly become one of the most unique and magical festival experiences in recent years. As Variety declared after last year’s festival, “Not only did Ohana roar back to life with two headlining sets by Vedder and another by Pearl Jam, it actually grew into a second “encore” weekend headlined by Pearl Jam, setting the stage for further expansion in the future.” Beyond Ohana continuing its expansion, it is defining its future with its diverse and inclusive lineups, with over one third of the lineup featuring incredible female artists and musicians this year, including Alanis Morissette, Haim and Julieta Venegas during Ohana Encore to the legendary Stevie Nicks and P!nk, plus Brittany Howard, St. Vincent and more during the festival’s first weekend.

The pre-sale for Encore Weekend will begin this Thursday, June 16th at 10am PST. Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 17th at 10am PST at ohanafest.com. Ticket options include Single Day GA, Single Day VIP, Weekend GA, Weekend VIP, and Ultimate VIP. For all ticketing and pre-sale information, please visit ohanafest.com.

Weekend 1 will take place Friday, September 30th – Sunday, October 2nd with headliners Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks, and P!nk. View the full line up here.

Ohana Festival was founded by Eddie Vedder in 2016 and has featured past performers including Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes, Brandi Carlile, Mumford & Sons, Maggie Rogers and Jack Johnson. A portion of the proceeds from Ohana will benefit the Doheny State Beach Foundation and the San Onofre Parks Foundation. A full list of Ohana participating charities include Doheny State Beach Foundation, San Onofre Parks Foundation, Surfrider Foundation – South OC Chapter, WSL PURE, Unidos South OC, Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust, Rob Machado Foundation, Everytown Gun Control, Music Preserves, Sea Legacy, and more.

Open to all ages, the festival will feature craft beer, wine, signature cocktails, as well as artisan food options from local restaurants and food trucks.