INGLEWOOD, The Forum - KROQ hosted its 29th annual KROQ Absolut Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum in Inglewood over the weekend. All proceeds from the concerts go to Para Los Niños and the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center. From KROQ's press release:
"Founded in 1980 in Skid Row, Los Angeles, Para Los Niños creates successful pathways for children and youth to thrive through excellence in education, powerful families and strong communities. Through free after-school and low-cost summer programs, the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center in Los Angeles revitalizes and empowers communities in crisis by providing a safe, nurturing environment committed to good citizenship and academic excellence."
In response to the catastrophic California wildfires, KROQ added the American Red Cross as a beneficiary for KROQ Absolut Almost Acoustic Christmas 2018.
Night 2 of the event featured an invigorating headlining performance by Florence and The Machine, and standout performances by CHVRCHES, Billie Eilish, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda with special guests K.Flay and Grandson, Death Cab For Cutie, Bastille, Young The Giant, Mike Posner, and Lovelytheband.