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Le Tigre, The Strokes, and LCD Soundsystem to headline This Ain’t No Picnic festival

The festival will take place August 27–28 at Brookside by the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

December 03, 2021
Le Tigre, The Strokes, and LCD Soundsystem to headline This Ain’t No Picnic festival Le Tigre's Kathleen Hanna (left) performs with Joan Jett (right). Photo by Dia Dipasupil / Getty Images.  

Concert promoters Goldenvoice — of Coachella fame — have announced a new festival called This Ain't No Picnic and set the dates for August 27–28, 2022 at Brookside by the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The festival will be headlined by The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, and Le Tigre, whose performance will be their first reunion show since 2016 and their only 2022 appearance.

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"This Ain't No Picnic" is a callback to one of Goldenvoice's first festivals in Irvine, CA, the same year they started Coachella. In edition to its high-profile headliners, the new edition of the festival also boasts an undercard that includes Phoebe Bridgers, Beach House, Kaytranada, Isaiah Rashad, Jorja Smith, Honey Dijon, IDLES, Four Tet, Floating Points, Courtney Barnett, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Yves Tumor, Wet Leg, Genesis Owusu, Earl Sweatshirt, Turnstile, and Caroline Polachek, among many others.

You can register for early access to tickets on the festival's website. The sale will go live on December 9 at 10 a.m. Pacific/1 p.m. Eastern. View the full lineup below.

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Le Tigre, The Strokes, and LCD Soundsystem to headline This Ain’t No Picnic festival Poster art via publicist.  
Le Tigre, The Strokes, and LCD Soundsystem to headline This Ain’t No Picnic festival