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Tropicalia TicketsTropicalia is one of Southern California's favorite festivals. This event brings tacos together with music by the waterfront in Long Beach. It's great weekend fun for the entire family. Previous headliners for this festival include Morrissey and Cardi B.
A Celebration of SoCal CultureTropicalia is a big celebration of Southern California culture. It attracts popular young acts as well as legacy artists. This festival is eclectic with something for just about everyone. It's a great showcase of trends in Latin music in particular. Tropicalia is held in Long Beach every year. It's all about music and food. There's a definite Mexican influence on this festival, and it shows. Most of the food is influenced by Mexican culture with a particular emphasis on tacos. There's also a lot of Spanish-language music on the bill. However, this is an event designed to bring all of Long Beach's diverse populations together. The city has proud and prominent black, Asian and other cultural communities, and this event celebrates them all. There are always rock, R&B and Latin music acts in the Tropicalia lineup.
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What can I expect from Tropicalia?Tropicalia got its start in 2017. It is a great outdoor festival held at Long Beach's Queen Mary Park. This is a green, breezy outdoor event space near where the legendary Queen Mary ship is docked. The space holds about 15,000 people comfortably. Tropicalia attracts huge names from the worlds of music and food. This festival celebrates Southern California's eclectic culture, and Long Beach is the perfect place for this event. This diverse city of half a million people has given rise to iconic hip-hop, funk and punk bands over the past four decades. It's also home to great Latin nightclubs, which also have a big influence on this event.
How long is Tropicalia?Tropicalia is held over a weekend every year in early November. The music starts in the early afternoon on Saturday and lasts into the night as the last performers don't take the three stages until after 10 p.m. The music on Sunday starts late morning and again lasts into the evening with the final performers taking the stages after 9 p.m.
What other attractions are at Tropicalia?In addition to music, Tropicalia is all about food. Tacos are featured heavily in all different forms and with different ingredients. Past years have featured food vendors including Surfer Taco, GOT PAELLA, Tortas Ahogadas Guadalajara and Goodfellas Tacos. There's also great elote (Mexican corn) at this event. Dia de los puercos, burritos la palma and taqueria la venganza have also been on the menu over the years.
Who are some of the biggest names at Tropicalia?Tropicalia attracted huge headlining acts in 2018. Iconic British singer Morrissey was perhaps the biggest name on the bill. Cardi B was also there, rocking the crowd. They're both beloved by the Latin community in particular. The two performers were joined on the bill by acts like SZA, Mazzy Star and Devendra Banhart. The inaugural edition of the festival in 2017, attracted artists like Los Tigres del Norte, Chicano Batman, Jhene Aiko and Kali Uchis. This festival seems to grow larger and more diverse with every year, but the lineup for 2019 has not been announced yet.
What events are similar to Tropicalia?Tropicalia is unique in that it crosses so many boundaries. It celebrates the taco, much like Los Angeles's Tacolandia festival. It's smaller than Coachella, but it is just as hip.
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