Long Beach Music Scene: EDM Darling Kaskade Back for Annual Invasion


Above: revelers take part in Kaskade’s inaugural Long Beach-based Sun Soaked concert.

Quite possibly on the opposite of our last music announcement, Long Beach will once again welcome EDM and house master Kaskade as he invades the shores of our city come July 21.

Once again named Sun Soaked, ticket information is set to be announced in the coming days.

Last year’s event drew over 13,000 people to the western edge of the shore just east of Shoreline Drive for a massive concert that included opening acts Bynon, Ravell b2b Lipless, SNBRN and Gryffin.

This isn’t the first time he’s visited Long Beach, even outside of last year’s massive event; he set sail with the EDM-based Groove Cruise out of the Port of Long Beach back in 2013.

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Brian Addison has been a writer, editor, and photographer for more than a decade, covering everything from food and culture to transportation and housing. In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club and has since garnered 16 nominations and two additional wins for Best Political Commentary for his work at KCET and Best Blog for Longbeachize, a section of the Long Beach Post. Brian currently serves as a columnist and editor for the Long Beach Post.