Festival returns May 2024 to Brookside at The Rose Bowl

Los Angeles, Calif. – Goldenvoice announced the return of Cruel World Festival taking place Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Brookside at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA featuring a headline performance by Duran Duran who recently released their sixteenth studio album “Danse Macabre” – a haunting collection of original songs, covers and reimagined classics. Saturday will also see performances from Interpol, Blondie, Simple Minds, Placebo, Soft Cell, Adam Ant, Ministry, Gary Numan, DREAMCAR and many more!

Paying tribute to the industrial metal & new wave music scene, Ministry will be playing songs from their influential studio albums, “With Sympathy” and “Twitch,” and Gary Numan will be performing his debut solo studio album, “The Pleasure Principle.”

Additionally, AFI’s Davey Havok and No Doubt’s Tony Kanal, Tom Dumon, and Adrian Young’s supergroup DREAMCAR will grace the stage with their unique take on the new wave genre.


Register now for access to passes starting Friday, December 8, 2023, at 12PM PT on www.CruelWorldFest.com. Payment plans are available for a limited time at only $49.99 down.

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VIP + Clubhouse Pass

There are many ways to enhance your festival experience! Explore our GA+ pass type complete with a dedicated entry lane, quicker merchandise access, and GA+ lounge – or take it up even further with our VIP and Clubhouse options.

Fans can enjoy a luxurious festival experience by purchasing our Clubhouse pass option. With the Clubhouse pass fans have access to a centrally located, indoor air-conditioned hideaway that has panoramic views of the festival grounds. This pass also grants exclusive access to an intimate upfront guest viewing area at both stages. Explore all pass types on our website.

For more information on the festival, lineup, and pass options, please visit www.CruelWorldFest.com.

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