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Its Not Dead PosterExcitement and anticipation is boiling over for It’s Not Dead, the inaugural punk rock festival from co-founders Kevin Lyman, John Reese and Live Nation’s Rich Best, which takes over San Bernardino’s San Manuel Ampitheater on Saturday October 10.

All tickets are general admission and available on the festival website for $42.50, with general parking included. Kids 10 and under are free. Prices do not include ticket service fee. Tent camping is available at the adjacent Glen Helen campground.

In addition to 3 stages, jam-packed with 35 punk and ska greats such as Bad Religion, Pennywise, Descendents, NOFX and many more (see full lineup below), the festival will feature a Vans Old-Skool Jam, with demos by legendary skaters such as Mike Frazier, Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi, Omar Hassan and Neal Hendrix, along with pros Lizzie Armanto, Alex Perelson, Josh Borden and BMX rider Dennis McCoy.

Additionally, the festival will host a pop-up art exhibition titled, ‘Art’s Not Dead’ and a ‘Punks Well Read’ book signing area, both curated by renowned punk rock photographer Lisa Johnson.

The art show will exhibit and sell works from many of the underground scene’s most acclaimed artists and photographers like Mark deSalvo, Dave Naz, Natalia Fabia, Lisa Johnson, B.J. Papas, Greg Attonito, Chris Shary, Craig “Skibs” Barker, Jeff Alulis, Jason Cardwell and many others.

The book signings, hosted by official festival bookseller Stories Books & Cafe out of Echo Park, will highlight such celebrated punk rock authors as Jeff Alulis, Danny Bland, Cecil Castellucci, Shawna Kenney, Jim Lindberg, David Nazworthy, Christian Picciolini, John Roecker with Dylan Melody, Oriana Small and Shanti Wintergate & Greg Attonito (Playdate).

For a full list of authors and artists that will be attending, and bios for each, click here.

It’s Not Dead sponsors thus far include Vans, Rockstar Energy Drink, FYE, Coldcock Whiskey, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Epitaph Records, Fat Wreck Chords, Fueled By Ramen, Kung Fu Records, Machete MFG, Pure Noise Records, SideOneDummy Records, Dickson’s Marketing, Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM), Keep A Breast, To Write Love On Her Arms and Electric Sky.

Complete details on all at ItsnotDeadFestival.com.

What: It’s Not Dead Festival

When: Saturday, October 10 (Doors Open at 12:30pm)

Tickets on sale Monday, June 22 at 10am PST

Where: San Manuel Ampitheater Festival Grounds

The Lineup:

Bad Religion

Pennywise

Descendents

NOFX

The Vandals

7 Seconds

Bouncing Souls

Anti-Flag

Strung Out

Fishbone

H20

Lagwagon

Goldfinger

Reel Big Fish

Less Than Jake

Second Stage:

The Adolescents

Agent Orange

CJ Ramone

Devils Brigade

Duane Peters Gunfight

Manic Hispanic

Pulley

Riverboat Gamblers

Sham 69

Swingin’ Utters

The Dickies

TSOL

Third Stage:

DI

Left Alone

Otherized

Rhythmic Asylum

The Briggs

The Interrupters

The Untouchables

Total Chaos

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