November 24 [13:00 EDT] — As further evidence that the Holiday season is bearing down on us, Los Angeles’ KROQ announced that Fiona Apple, Chumbawamba, Jamiroquai, Jane’s Addiction, and Sarah McLachlan will be among the artists on hand for the station’s annual Yuletide concert.
The station broke the seal on the flood of radio station-sponsored holiday showcases with the announcement of the line-up for its 8th annual Almost Acoustic Christmas. The affair will sprawl over two days, December 5 and 6, at L.A.’s Universal Amphitheater.
The first night of the show will feature sets from Fiona Apple, Chumbawamba, Jamiroquai, Jane’s Addiction, Matchbox 20, Sarah McLachlan, Smash Mouth, Sneaker Pimps, and the Verve.
The second night will feature performances by the Aquabats, David Bowie, Everclear, Green Day, Live, Portishead, Save Ferris, Sugar Ray, 311, and Third Eye Blind.
Tickets for the shows are $35 per night and go on sale Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. Fans who
plan on being in southern California in early December can call the Almost Acoustic Christmas hotline at (818) 843-5050 for more information.