Long Beach Music Scene: Death Cab for Cutie, ODESZA, CHVRCHES to Headline ALT Summer Camp Festival at Queen Mary


Above: concert goers attend last year’s ALT Summer Camp.

As Goldenvoice’s contract with handling music festivals at The Queen Mary continues to flourish—recent events have attracted everyone from Erykah Badu and Miguel to Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube—so does the Long Beach music scene.

Alternative radio giant 98.7 has announced that its annual ALT Summer Camp festival will continue, taking over the Queen Mary this year on Sunday, August 12, with headliners Death Cab for Cutie, ODESZA, an CHVRCHES.

“We are so excited about the lineup for our fourth annual ALT 98.7 SUMMER CAMP,” said LISA WORDEN, Alternative Rock Brand Manager for iHEARTMEDIA and VP/Programming for ALT 98.7. “These artists are a true representation of the best in Alternative music today, and the essence of the ALT 98.7 brand.”

Joining the major three headliners are Judah & The Lion, AJR, Sir Sly, Jungle, Lovelytheband, Superorganism and Two Feet.

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Brian Addison has been a writer, editor and photographer for more than a decade, covering everything from food to politics to urban transportation and housing. In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club and has since garnered 12 nominations and an additional win for Best Political Commentary. Born in Big Bear, he has lived in Long Beach since college. Brian currently serves as a columnist and editor for the Long Beach Post.