KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2018

Smashing Pumpkins, Florence + The Machine, and more!

The Forum
3900 W Manchester Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90305
United States

Event Description:

We are proud to present the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2018 on Saturday, December 8th and Sunday, December 9th at the Forum! Celebrate the Holidays with KROQ and Absolut!

This year we assembled a lineup that has something for everyone, whether it's perennial powerhouses like the Smashing Pumpkins, Third Eye Blind, and Thirty Seconds To Mars, punk bands like Bad Religion and AFI, or up-and-comers like The Interrupters, AJR and Greta Van Fleet. Mike Posner, Lovelytheband, Billie Eilish, CHVRCHES, and Badflower are all making their Almost Acoustic Christmas debuts, while we welcome back our friends Florence + The Machine, Death Cab For Cutie, Bastille, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, and Young The Giant for the 29th edition of this annual celebration.

  • Saturday, December 8th: Smashing Pumpkins, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Third Eye Blind, Greta Van Fleet, Bad Religion, The Interrupters, AFI, AJR, Badflower
  • Sunday, December 9th: Florence + The Machine, Death Cab For Cutie, Bastille, Mike Shinoda, Billie Eilish, Young The Giant, CHVRCHES, Mike Posner, Lovelytheband

Jeremiah Red, the host of KROQ's ROQ N BEATS mix show, will be opening the show each night


Tickets to both nights go on sale Friday, November 9 at 12:00pm PT. 

  • Get Saturday tickets HERE
  • Get Sunday tickets HERE

Line-up subject to change. No refunds.


All proceeds from the event will benefit Para Los Niños and the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center. Founded in 1980 in Skid Row, Los Angeles, Para Los Niños creates successful pathways for children and youth to thrive through excellence in education, powerful families and strong communities. Through free after-school and low-cost summer programs, the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center in Los Angeles revitalizes and empowers communities in crisis by providing a safe, nurturing environment committed to good citizenship and academic excellence.