Smokin Grooves

Smokin’ Grooves Fest is bringin’ the heat to The Queen Mary waterfront in Long Beach, California!

Observatory OC and Goldenvoice are teaming up to present Smokin’ Grooves Fest on Saturday, June 16th. Thanks to this dynamic duo, you’ll be able to start your summer declaring, “I’m on a boat!” along The Queen Mary waterfront.

The original Smokin’ Grooves tour got its start in the 90’s, boasting acts such as Erykah Badu, The Roots, and Busta Rhymes. In its triumphant return, this year’s festival features an eclectic range of R&B and hip-hop artists including OGs Erykah Badu, The Roots, and Busta Rhymes. We can also anticipate performances from Miguel, Jhené Aiko, NxWorries (Anderson .Paak + Knxwledge), H.E.R., Majid Jordan, DVSN, Alina Baraz, Thundercat, and myriad artists. Check the full lineup above!

Tickets start at just $99 for this event. Early bird and last chance tickets at all tiers (GA passes, pit passes, and VIP passes) are sold out, but keep your eyes peeled here for a chance for official ticket resales–just make sure you secure your ticket before Saturday, June 16th!

Words by: Allyson Ta