Emphasizing Commitment to Spotlighting Up-and-Coming Talent

San Diego, CA – April 1, 2024

Wonderfront Festival is proud to announce its dedication to showcasing the next wave of great musical talent poised to illuminate downtown San Diego on May 10-12, 2024. With a commitment to reviving the essence of music festivals as platforms for emerging artists, Wonderfront Festival is set to spotlight a diverse array of promising performers on its Harbor Club Stage presented by Belly Up, Music Box, and The Casbah.

“We believe in the power of emerging talent to shape the future of music,” says Paul Thornton, CEO of Wonderfront Festival. “Our roots are deeply embedded in the tradition of celebrating new and innovative sounds, and we’re thrilled to uphold this foundation by providing a platform for these rising stars.”

The festival’s lineup reflects this dedication, with an impressive roster of emerging artists set to grace the stages throughout the weekend. Friday’s lineup promises a night of fun and experimentation with acts like Tomy Wyne, Guantanamo Bay Surf Club, and Saint Luna, offering youthful energy and exciting performances.

Saturday will see the stage rocking and swaying to the sounds of local legends like Half Hour Late, Little Luna, and Poolhouse, showcasing a range of genres from stoner rock to indie groove. The day will culminate in an unforgettable performances by Tommy Guala and Saint Cecilia, whose experimental indie groove and neo-classic rock sounds (respectively) are sure to captivate audiences.

Sunday’s lineup is jam-packed with smooth and experimental jams from the likes of Moon Panda, Spacehall Sound Machine, and Orions Belte, alongside local indie favorites Band of Gringos and rising singer-songwriter folk artist Dosey.

“We’re thrilled to provide a platform for these incredible artists to share their talents with our audience,” says Thornton. “From experimental jams to indie rock anthems, there’s something for every music lover at Wonderfront.”

Among the standout performers is Saint Luna, a Pacific Beach-based band whose alternative rock sound channels post-punk and psychedelic influences. Their debut album showcases their artistic evolution and promises an electrifying live performance.

Also set to make waves is Dosey, whose mysterious acoustic sound blends elements of pop and folk, creating a mesmerizing sonic experience. With soft-spoken vocals and laid-back instrumentals, Dosey’s music invites listeners into a world of introspection and emotion.

Other notable acts include Akira Galaxy, whose sultry voice belies her age and evokes a sense of timeless wisdom. Orions Belte, a Norwegian trio whose eclectic fusion of styles promises to
encapsulate audiences with memorable melodies and wicked guitar riffs.

With its focus on emerging talent and dedication to curating the best new sounds, Wonderfront Festival is positioned to become a cornerstone of San Diego’s vibrant music scene. Don’t miss your chance to experience the next wave of great musical talent at this year’s festival.

Full Harbor Club Stage Lineup Includes:

Dosey, Akira Galaxy, Band of Gringos, Half Hour Late, Dante Elephante, Moon Panda, Orions Belte, Little Luna, Guantanamo Bay Surf Club, Poolhouse, Ray And Paul Holmber, The Routine, Porcelain, Saint Luna, Spacehall Sound Machine, Saint Cecilia, Saint Luna, Tommy Guala, Tomy Wyne, Where’s West? + More.

Stay tuned for more emerging artist announcements right around the corner!

For more information and to purchase 1 day, 3 day and VIP tickets, visit wonderfrontfestival.com and follow our socials.

Wonderfront Festival Details:
Wonderfront is a three-day music, culinary, and arts extravaganza featuring over 80 bands across 9 stages. Spread across the stunning San Diego waterfront, the festival promises an unforgettable experience for music lovers and beach enthusiasts alike.

Dates: Friday-Sunday, May 10-12, 2024

Funded in part with City of San Diego Tourism Marketing District Assessment Funds.

For media inquiries and questions, please contact:
Esther Shepherd – Director, Marketing & Sales | esther@tagpresents.com

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