SiriusXM's Hair Nation Festival Set For Irvine Meadows, September 17th
April 19, 2016 at 2:40 PM (PT)
VINCE NEIL, BRET MICHAELS, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, KIX, SLAUGHTER and LITA FORD are among the rockers scheduled to appear SIRIUSXM's HAIR NATION FESTIVAL, set for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th at IRVINE MEADOWS AMPHITHEATRE in SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, it was announced by EDDIE TRUCK live on his SIRIUSXM show "TRUNK Nation with EDDIE TRUNK" on the HAIR NATION channel YESTERDAY.
Also on the bill: VIXEN, BRITNY FOX, BULLETBOYS, FASTER PUSSYCAT, LA GUNS, PHIL LEWIS and TRACII GUNS, LOUDNESS, JUNKYARD, VAIN, TUFF, BANG TANGO, PRETTY BOY FLOYD, ODIN, GABBIE RAE and CIRCUS OF POWER, reliving the SUNSET STRIP golden years.
Commented VINCE NEIL: “I can’t wait to perform back in SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, where it all started for me. This is a big kick-ass event and I’m gonna pull out all the stops on this one. What a great lineup, in a great venue … see you in SEPTEMBER. Be there!”
Added EDDIE TRUNK: “I'm truly honored to host the first-ever HAIR NATION show. As a lifelong fan, friend and supporter of so many of these bands on radio and TV, it's great to see them have their own event to celebrate their decades of great music.”
SIRIUSXM will broadcast performances, as well as backstage interviews with artists, on the HAIR NATION channel, via satellite on channel 39 and through the SIRIUSXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. The broadcast will air the weekend of SEPTEMBER 24th.
General Admission and VIP tickets go on sale FRIDAY, APRIL 22nd at 10a (PT) via www.HairNationFest.com and start at just $15 (plus fees).
SIRIUSXM listeners will be able to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public via a SIRIUSXM Ticket Presale from WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20th at 10a (PT) to THURSDAY, APRIL 21st at 1Op (PT).
Two lucky unsigned bands will have the chance to play at SIRIUSXM’s HAIR NATION FESTIVAL via a HAIR NATION FESTIVAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS, held WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17th at the WHISKY A GO-GO in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA. The grand prize winner will open the main stage, and the runner up -- as chosen by host EDDIE TRUNK and other celebrity rock judges -- will open the second stage at the HAIR NATION FESTIVAL. Bands can apply for a chance to play by e-mailing email@example.com by JUNE 17th. The shows are being produced by LIVE NATION and SYNERGY GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT.
Said LIVE NATION Pres. Booking LOS ANGELES RICH BEST: “We’re excited to be able to bring some of the defining rock artists of the ‘80s and ‘90s back to the outdoor amphitheater setting of IRVINE MEADOWS for the second year in a row.”