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Arts and Entertainment

Surfer Blood Headline Pasadena's Free Make Music Festival

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The seventh annual Make Music Pasadena festival returns to Old Town Pasadena with critically-acclaimed indie rock band Surfer Blood and Malaysian R&B star Yuna as the headlining acts. The free festival runs all day on June 7th with over 150 independent musical acts taking the stage.

Announced acts include local indie popsters yOyA, husband and wife indie pop duo Tennis, Ethiopian-Israeli soul singer Ester Rada, and Costa Mesa-based alt-country rockers Ted Z & The Wranglers. More performers are set to be announced ahead of festival.

To keep the festival free for all attendees, organizers are asking the public for donations, providing a tiered, Kickstarter-style system of perks ranging from a button ($5) up to exclusive and backstage access ($250-$500).

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