Some of the biggest names in Punk and Ska will converge at the San Miguel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California on October 10 for the inaugural It’s Not Dead Festival.

Bands including Bad Religion, Pennywise, 7 Seconds, Fishbone, NOFX, Descendants, and The Bouncing Souls, will all play the main stage, while DI, TSOL, Sham 69, and Agent Orange, just to name a few, will hit the two additional stages. Thirty-five bands in all will keep the punk rock kids with plenty to see.

In addition to the music, the festival will also feature a Vans Old School skate jam with demos by Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi, Mike Frazier, and many other legends of the skate world. BMX rider Dennis McCoy will also be getting into the mix.

There will also be a pop-up exhibition which will include an “Art’s Not Dead” exhibit showcasing and selling the work of some of punk’s finest artists including Dave Naz, Mark DeSalvo, Chris Shary and Jason Cardwell, as well as a “Punks Well Read” book signing the genre’s finest authors, including Jeff Alulis, Jack Grisham, and Jim Lindberg. Both will be curated by punk rock photographer Lisa Johnson.

General Admission tickets can be purchased at the website for $42.50, (not including service fee) and camping is also available at the adjacent Glen Helen campground.

Excitement for It’s Not Dead Festival boiling over, and it promises to be an event not to be missed!

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Raymond Ahner is a professional freelance photographer residing in San Francisco, California. Growing up in the Bay Area, Raymond was lucky enough to witness both the Punk and Thrash Metal scene of the 1980's explode literally right in front of his eyes. It was a pretty special time in his life, and is what instilled his love for live music. Over the years Raymond has been fortunate enough to combine his passion for live music with his love of photography. And although he will always love shooting the big arena Rock show, it is in a tiny, packed to the rafters club were he his most at home with his gear.

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