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Santa Monica Beach Ball Festival: The Must-Sees

Alex Gold |
September 20, 2013 | 5:11 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

(Mark Miller / Flickr Creative Commons)
(Mark Miller / Flickr Creative Commons)
Bouncing in this weekend is The BEACH BALL FEST, a soul and reggae fest on the Santa Monica Pier. The two-day festival offers over 8 hours of music for two back-to-back days this weekend, September 21-22nd.

BEACH BALL (@SMBeachBall) features the legendary Funk/soul/jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker, famous for his collaborations with James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Parliament, Funkadelic, Living Colour, and more.

Closing out this FUNKY evening is headliner Aloe Blacc, the soul singer/rapper/musician phenom who recently featured as vocalist for Avicii's newest hit single, "Wake Me Up".

SNEAK PEEK: Check out a brand new, stripped-down acoustic version of the song:

Get your tickets here: http://www.beachballfest.com/tickets/

Saturday's FUNKY line-up includes:

3PM - Funky Sole DJS
4PM - Myron & E
5PM - Lee Fields & The Expressions
6:05PM - Maceo Parker
7:20PM - Allen Stone
8:45PM - Aloe Blacc

Sunday's IRIE line-up includes:

3PM - Dub Club DJS
4:30PM - Soul Syndicate
5:30PM - U-Roy
6:50PM - The Skatalites
8:30PM - Michael Rose + Sly & Robbie

Follow Neon Tommy Entertainment (@EntertainmentNT) for live coverage of this epic event.

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