FLASHBACK TO THE ’90S
Throwback acts set to rock festival
The 1990s didn’t die, they’re headlining the Pemberton Music Festival.
Pearl Jam, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and Cypress Hill are among the Generation X acts commanding the mainstage during the four-day (July 14-17) music festival.
Also on the bill are J. Cole, Kaskade, Bassnectar, Wiz Khalifa, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Billy Idol (!!!).
Cheech & Chong, Craig Robinson, and Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson are among the top attractions on the festival’s comedy stage.
With Early Bird tickets having sold out so quickly, a limited sup- ply of Advance General Admission tickets will be available this Friday at 10 a.m. at www.pembertonmusicfestival.com.
Tickets for the 2016 festival start at $295, plus a choice of either a camping pass (which accommodates up to four people) at $199 or shuttle pass (for festival patrons staying in nearby Whistler) at $99. For campers who choose to drive, parking passes are available at $29 per car.
Last year’s event drew more than 115,000 fans and featured nearly 120 performances by 113 artists over four days.
In addition, the festival donated more than $100,000 in grants to arts organizations in the Pemberton community.