Me First and The Gimme Gimmes have been added to the already stacked lineup for It’s Not Dead 2.

One of the country’s largest punk rock festivals, It’s Not Dead is returning to Southern California’s Glen Helen Amphitheater Festival Grounds, on Saturday, August 26, after a two-year break.

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes join previously announced co-headliners Rancid and Dropkick Murphys, plus A Wilhelm Scream, Buzzcocks, Channel 3, The Casualties, Down By Law, The Exploited, The Flatliners, GBH, Good Riddance, Guttermouth, The Interrupters, Kevin Seconds, Mad Caddies, Off!, Runaway Kids, The Selecter, The Toasters, Wraths, U.S. Bombs, Voodoo Glow Skulls and many more. See lineup below.

Kevin Lyman says, “Excited to announce the addition of Me First and the Gimme Gimmes to the festival lineup. Can’t wait to spend another day in the sun with old friends getting back to our roots.”

All tickets are general admission are on sale now on the festival website.

Tickets are also now available for purchase with no service fees at Dr. Strange Records in Rancho Cucamonga, CA (7136 Amethyst Ave.) and Programme Skate and Sound in Fullerton, CA (2495 E Chapman Ave.) Kids 10 and under will once again be admitted free with a paid adult.

Returning to the festival this year are the pop-up art exhibition ‘Art’s Not Dead’ and the ‘Punks Well Read’ book signing and literary area, both curated by renowned punk rock photographer Lisa Johnson.

Authors confirmed for this year’s book signings, include punk rock icons:

Keith Morris of Circle Jerks/Off! (My Damage)
Jim Lindberg of Pennywise/Wraths (Punk Rock Dad)
Jack Grisham of T.S.O.L. (releasing a brand new book that day at the festival)
Shawna Kenney (Live at the Safari Club: A People’s History of HarDCore/I Was A Teenage Dominatrix)
Jeff Alulis (NOFX’s Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories) with more to be announced.

The Art’s Not Dead art show will exhibit and sell works from many of the underground scene’s most acclaimed artists and photographers.

Additionally, there will be a ‘Punk Swap’ zone of unique and artisan finds under the big circus tent.

It’s Not Dead has once again partnered with Rally Bus. Fans can now book seats for travel on a high-end bus to the festival, saving themselves from the hassles of driving, parking, and navigating traffic. Travel is better together with Rally! For more information, visit:

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What: It’s Not Dead Festival

When: Saturday, August 26 (Doors Open at 12:00pm)

Tickets on sale now.

Where: Glen Helen Amphitheater Festival Grounds

The Lineup:


Dropkick Murphys



The Casualties

Channel 3

Down By Law

The Exploited

The Flatliners


Good Riddance

The Grim



The Interrupters

Kevin Seconds

Left Alone

Love Canal

Mad Caddies


Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

Murphy’s Law


Reagan Youth

Rehab Bob

Runaway Kids

The Selecter

Skating Polly

Slaughter and the Dogs

The Toasters

Toxic Energy

True Rivals

Unit F

The Unseen

U.S. Bombs

Voodoo Glow Skulls

A Wilhelm Scream



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