Bamboozle Left is Gaining Attention

Bamboozle Left is Gaining Attention
The September issue of Mean Street features several articles about The Bamboozle Left.

Mean Street magazine devoted its September cover and several articles to The Bamboozle Left, which is a two-day music festival that will be held at Cal Poy Pomona in October.

The Southern California-based music magazine features an exclusive festival preview and interviews with bands and artists.

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) and Goldenvoice Concerts, have teamed up to co-produce the music festival, which will be the largest event ever hosted by the campus.

On Oct. 14 and 15, the Athletic Field will be transformed into a two-day music festival where more than 40 bands including, Dashboard Confessional and Brand New, will perform live for thousands of fans on at least three stages.

Along with performances by well-known artists are bands that are on the cutting-edge in the independent music scene. To accompany the bands in the Hollywood-type theme of the festival will be a vendor village packed with band merchandise, acoustic performances and clothing companies.

After a successful launch of an East Coast festival called The Bamboozle, John D'Esposito, president of MAX Cruise Entertainment, decided to take his musical creation to the west, or “Left” Coast of the United States, called The Bamboozle Left.

On Oct. 14 fans will see such bands as Dashboard Confessional, Jacks Mannequin, Plus-44, Sugarcult, Hellogoodbye and Cute Is What We Aim For.    

On Oct. 15, set to play are Brand New, Thrice, 30 Seconds to Mars, MURS, The Bled and The Pink Spyders and other bands. New performers and guests will be announced in the coming weeks.  Check the Bamboozle Left Web site at for the most up-to-date information.

Discount tickets for students, faculty and staff are on sale in Games Room Etc. in the Bronco Student Center. One-day tickets are $30.

To check out Mean Street's coverage of the festival go to: