KROQ-ing around the Christmas Tree

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KROQ-ing around the Christmas Tree

Amanda Hernandez, Staff Writer

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Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell KROQ! KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas is the holiday concert of the year. KIIS Jingle Ball and Cali Christmas can step aside because KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas has a killer line up at a killer venue.

At the reopened, legendary Forum in Inglewood, Almost Acoustic Christmas is held for two nights, December 13th and 14th.

The sold out concert features some of the biggest bands in alternative and rock music. Night 1 features a line up of Bush, Fall Out Boy, Incubus, Linkin Park, New Politics, Rise Against, Royal Blood, System of a Down, and Walk the Moon.

Night 2 lineup features Alt-J, Imagine Dragons, Interpol, Modest Mouse, Smashing Pumpkins, Tears for Fears, Vance Joy, Weezer, and No Doubt.

Originally U2 was set to perform for Night 2 but due to Bono’s recent bicycle injury he is not able to perform, so No Doubt has been added to the lineup.

The concert sold out within hours, causing the website to crash for some.

The excitement for these performances is high as Senior Juan Garcia expressed, “I want to go so bad. I really want to see System of a Down.” But no need to worry, the two night concert will be streaming live online at

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