The It’s Not Dead Festival Is Back!


SoCal’s Biggest Punk Rock Festival Returns to Glen Helen Amphitheater Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, CA on Saturday, August 26, 2017

Co-Headlined by Rancid and Dropkick Murphys

One of the country’s largest punk rock festivals, It’s Not Dead is returning to Southern California’s Glen Helen Amphitheater Festival Grounds, on Saturday, August 26, after a two-year break.

The festival features co-headliners Rancid and Dropkick Murphys, plus A Wilhelm Scream, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Buzzcocks, Channel 3, The Casualties, Down By Law, The Exploited, The Flatliners, GBH, Good Riddance, Guttermouth, The Interrupters, Kevin Seconds, Mad Caddies, Off!, Runaway Kids, The Selecter, The Toasters, Wraths, U.S. Bombs, Voodoo Glow Skulls and many more. See the full lineup below.

“Ever since the first It’s Not Dead people have told me how much fun they had,” Kevin Lyman says in a press release. “So when Rancid and The Dropkick Murphys reached out, I said, Let’s do it again!”

All tickets are general admission are on sale now on the festival website.

Tickets are also now available for purchase with no service fees at Dr. Strange Records in Rancho Cucamonga, CA (7136 Amethyst Ave.) and Programme Skate and Sound in Fullerton, CA (2495 E Chapman Ave.) Kids 10 and under will once again be admitted free with a paid adult.

Returning to the festival this year are the pop-up art exhibition ‘Art’s Not Dead’ and the ‘Punks Well Read’ book signing and literary area, both curated by renowned punk rock photographer Lisa Johnson.

Authors confirmed for this year’s book signings, include punk rock icons:

  • Keith Morris of Circle Jerks/Off! (My Damage)
  • Jim Lindberg of Pennywise/Wraths (Punk Rock Dad)
  • Jack Grisham of T.S.O.L. (releasing a brand new book that day at the festival)
  • Shawna Kenney (Live at the Safari Club: A People’s History of HarDCore/I Was A Teenage Dominatrix)
  • Jeff Alulis (NOFX’s Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories) with more to be announced.

The Art’s Not Dead art show will exhibit and sell works from many of the underground scene’s most acclaimed artists and photographers.

Additionally, there will be a ‘Punk Swap’ zone of unique and artisan finds under the big circus tent.

It’s Not Dead has once again partnered with Rally Bus. Fans can now book seats for travel on a high-end bus to the festival, saving themselves from the hassles of driving, parking, and navigating traffic. Travel is better together with Rally! For more information, visit:

For additional details visit


  • Rancid

  • Dropkick Murphys

  • Buck-O-Nine

  • Buzzcocks

  • The Casualties

  • Channel 3

  • Down By Law

  • The Exploited

  • The Flatliners

  • GBH

  • Good Riddance

  • The Grim

  • Guttermouth

  • Heck

  • The Interrupters

  • Kevin Seconds

  • Left Alone

  • Love Canal

  • Mad Caddies

  • Madcap

  • Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

  • Murphy’s Law

  • Off!

  • Reagan Youth

  • Rehab Bob

  • Runaway Kids

  • The Selecter

  • Skating Polly

  • Slaughter and the Dogs

  • The Toasters

  • Toxic Energy

  • True Rivals

  • Unit F

  • The Unseen

  • U.S. Bombs

  • Voodoo Glow Skulls

  • A Wilhelm Scream

  • Wraths

Twitter: @itsnotdeadfest_
Instagram: @ItsNotDeadFest
Hashtag: #ItsNotDeadFest


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