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APR 07, 2017 in Ventura County Fairgrounds

Skull and Roses Festival


Rex is a beneficiary of the Skull & Roses Festival April 7-9 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, a Grateful Dead-oriented event with 48 bands, takes place on the 30th anniversary of the last Grateful Dead shows here.

Friday 2pm to Sunday 7pm. All ages, children 12 and under free.

Three stages on grass-covered areas and a late-night stage indoors. Dawn to dusk music!

Name acts include Live Dead ‘69, Melvin Seals and JGB with guest Leo Nocentelli of The Meters, David Gans, legendary Grateful Dead tribute Cubensis, plus locals Shaky Feelin’, Nine Mile Skid, No Simple Hwy, Sheldon & Cunnane and others.

Day and weekend passes available. Camping (RV and tent) available at additional cost.

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