Desert Daze 2021: The War On Drugs, Kamasi Washington & More

Capacity will be limited at this year's event to allow for COVID-19 safety procedures to be followed.

By Scott Bernstein Jul 22, 2021 8:31 am PDT

Desert Daze organizers announced the lineup for a weekend of concerts to be held at Lake Perris State Recreational Area in Lake Perris, California November 12 – 14. The War On Drugs, Kamasi Washington and Toro Y Moi top the bill for each of the event’s three days.

Tim Heidecker & Weyes Blood performing Fear Of Death, Ty Segall, DIIV and Moon Duo are among the acts joining The War On Drugs on the bill at the festival on Friday, November 12. Desert Daze’s second day — Saturday, November 13 — will feature Washington, Devendra Banhart, Andy Shauf, The Budos Band and others.

The festival will come to a close on Sunday, November 14 with sets from Toro Y Moi, Japanese Breakfast, Yves Tumor, Crumb, The Black Angels and more. Desert Daze tickets, parking and camping passes go on sale this Friday, July 23 at 10 a.m. PT here. Capacity will be limited for this year’s event in order to accommodate COVID-19 safety measures.

“It’s been a long year+ away from the Desert Daze community and we are really excited about seeing the people that make this event so special, and seeing this beautiful, multi-faceted lineup at the lake,” explained Desert Daze founder, curator and JJUUJJUU frontman Phil Pirrone. Art installations and the work of video artists will be on display throughout the site.

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