-Thrill Seekers Unite on October 1 & 2, 2021 for Huntington Beach’s First Concert on City Beach in Nearly a Decade, featuring Performances by Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Sam Hunt, X Ambassadors and Cassadee Pope –

The inaugural Afterburner Music Festival announces the addition of popular American jam band Umphrey’s McGee and alt-grunge tribute experience 90’s Rockshow to complete its Friday night, Oct. 1 line up.

Headlining the Friday, Oct. 1 show will be Rock & Roll Hall of Fame vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Sammy Hagar and his band Sammy Hagar & The Circle whose members include Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony, guitarist Vic Johnson and drummer and son of Led Zeppelin, Jason Bonham.

Headlining the Saturday, Oct. 2 show will be chart-topping, award-winning country music artist Sam Hunt with accompanying performances by X Ambassadors and the Grammy award-nominated Cassadee Pope, the first female winner of The Voice.

90’s Rockshow will get the party started with their signature state of the art sound, lighting and multimedia show of the greatest grunge, alt-rock and 90’s pop-punk. “With their sophisticated mix of cutting-edge technology and a stellar light show, Umphrey’s McGee is going to rock the house,” said Airshow Director, Kevin Elliott. “The popular American jam band mixes many musical styles including rock, metal, funk, jazz, blues, reggae, electronic and folk.”

Tickets for Friday start at $69 for General Admission and $169 for VIP tickets with access to the exclusive VIP lounge The Hangar, premium food and beverage options, and VIP restrooms.

Saturday ticket prices start at $79 for General Admission and $179 for VIP tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at afterburnermusicfestival.com or through the Pacific Airshow mobile app.

The festival venue will be located on the beach north of Beach Blvd. at Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach.

Pacific Airshow Highlights

The opening act for Afterburner Music Festival, this year’s Pacific Airshow will be headlined by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels celebrating their 75th Anniversary tour and flying new F/A-18 Super Hornets. The Blue Angels will be joined by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, celebrating their 50th anniversary season, the U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demo Team led by Major Kristin “BEO” Wolfe, the U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey Demo Team, the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute demonstration team, world-class civilian aerobatic performers and many more.

Airshow fans can use the new Pacific Airshow mobile app for exclusive information about aviation and musical performers, points of interest, an interactive map and to purchase tickets for premium seating options for both events. Fans can download the app from their provider’s app store.

About Afterburner Music Festival

Afterburner Music Festival is bringing live music back to the Huntington City Beach for the first time in nearly a decade. The Music Festival is an epic two-night event held right on the sand at one of Southern California’s best beaches. Fans can enjoy the Pacific Airshow’s incredible aviation performers during the day and turn on the afterburners with world-class musical talent at night. For more information visit www.afterburnermusicfestival.com.

About Pacific Airshow

The first Pacific Airshow took place in 2016, attracting hundreds of thousands to Huntington Beach for a dazzling array of aviation skill and pageantry soaring over one of California’s most pristine beaches. The family-friendly airshow continues to flourish and grow under the directorship of Kevin Elliott and his company Code Four, a Huntington Beach, CA – based full-service integrated experiential, creative and fabrication agency. Elliott has reimagined the airshow experience with a combination of unique aviation performers, on-site hospitality and exclusive show elements that awe and inspire attendees.

Spanning over three days, the Airshow features the best in military and civilian flight demonstrations from teams all over the world, including past performances by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Royal Air Force Red Arrows and Canadian Forces Snowbirds. In only five years, Pacific Airshow has twice been named Civilian Airshow of the Year by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, and most recently was named among the Top 3 2021 Best Air Shows by USA Today’s 10Best. The event has become the cornerstone of the fall calendar for residents and visitors from as far away as Europe and Asia, while delivering a more than $100 million economic impact to the City of Huntington Beach, County of Orange and Southern California.

For more information, please visit www.pacificairshow.com, follow Pacific Airshow on social @pacificairshow, and download the mobile app from your app store.

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