California Is For Lovers


Is For Lovers Festival,” the beloved Summer tour celebrating music and community under the sunny skies of North America, has revealed six of the cities who will host 2024 outings, including Los Angeles at The Torch at the LA Memorial Coliseum, August 31.


Tickets for The Torch date are on sale now and available via Ticketmaster.




Hawthorne Heights





Stick To Your Guns

This Wild Life

New Aesthetic



And more to be announced!



The “Is For Lovers Festival” launched in 2022, with Hawthorne Heights, the founders and curators of the annual outing, bringing the touring trek to three cities for its inaugural run. In 2023, “Is For Lovers” expanded to 10 cities, spanning the U.S, from Hawaii to the Outerbanks of North Carolina. Named after Hawthorne Heights’ iconic song, “Ohio Is For Lovers,” previous performers have included Jimmy Eat World, Thrice, Alkaline Trio, Underoath, Yellowcard, The Story So Far, State Champs, Bayside, Thursday, and more. Beyond the music, “Is For Lovers” delivers an all-around experience for attendees, fostering collaborations with local vendors, hosting a diverse, regionally-inspired marketplace, and featuring a range of activities such as the renowned “Dunk-a-Punk” booth. With its blends of music, camaraderie, and entertainment, “Is For Lovers” stands as a vibrant celebration of community and happiness.

Event Dates

  • Saturday, Aug 31 The Torch at LA Memorial Coliseum