The female-led and curated, all-ages destination festival Pure Imagination has announced the fantastic Saturday line-up for its third edition, set to take place May 17 & 18, 2024.
This year’s festival boasts an impressive bill, headlined by three-time Grammy winners and pre-eminent psychonauts The Flaming Lips, who are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of their tour for Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, as well as critically acclaimed, Grammy nominated indie dance-pop duo Sylvan Esso, two-time Grammy winner and revered country artist Tanya Tucker, and hip-hop legends, The Pharcyde.
Additionally, the lineup includes Danielle Ponder, The National Parks, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, The Irie and more. Friday’s kickoff concert lineup will feature singer-songwriter, musician, poet and outspoken activist Michael Franti & Spearhead, as well as Ponderosa Grove, the Grammy nominated frontwoman of which, Candace Devine, founded Pure Imagination.
Situated in Prescott, AZ, just an hour and a half away from both Phoenix and Flagstaff the town offers old-west vibes while nestled within the Prescott National Forest with access to endless activities for outdoor enthusiasts
The all-encompassing experience features an eclectic lineup as diverse and exciting as the landscape where it’s taking place. Located on Watson Lake Park, featuring a breathtaking setting in the Granite Dells – the traditional Yavapai land belonging to The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, The Yavapai-Apache Nation and The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe. Situated just minutes from downtown, the festival grounds boast scenic hiking trails and on-site kayaking, providing a harmonious blend of nature and music. Dive into the Prescott Night Market, showcasing artisan vendors, and savor a plethora of culinary delights from the diverse food trucks on-site.
Pure Imagination takes pride in being a family-friendly, environmentally-forward event with children aged 10 and under granted free entry when accompanied by a ticketed adult. Plan your visit seamlessly by purchasing a parking pass in advance for on-site parking, or opt for the convenient free shuttle service directly to the festival.
While in Prescott, soak in the charm of old-west authenticity at places like The Palace Saloon. A historic hotspot where legends like the Earp Brothers and Doc Holliday have in days past enjoyed a drink or two. The Palace Saloon remains a beloved spot for both tourists and locals located on Whiskey Row in the picturesque, historic and charming downtown square just a few miles from the festival grounds.