LA Invasion

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KROQ LA Invasion
Genre Rock music
Dates Mid-August or mid-September
Location(s) Southern California
Years active 2001 - 2007
Founded by KROQ
Website
Kroq- Official Website

KROQ LA Invasion was an annual autumn rock festival organized by KROQ radio.

It began under the name "KROQ Inland Invasion" with a retro theme focus and was held at the Hyundai Pavilion in Devore, California, from 2001-2006. In 2007, it was renamed "KROQ LA Invasion" and moved to the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. The last festival was in 2007.

Line-ups[edit]

Bands listed in reverse order of night's performance.
Date Line-up
August 25, 2001 Main Stage: The Offspring, Mike D. & Mix Master Mike, Incubus, Social Distortion, Pennywise, Weezer, Long Beach Dub Allstars.

Side Stage 1: Puddle of Mudd, Cold, Adema, Drowning Pool (cancelled), Scapegoat Wax.

Side Stage 2: Bombay Black, Shoppy, Funktion.

September 14, 2002 Main Stage: Sex Pistols, The Offspring, Social Distortion, Bad Religion, blink-182, Pennywise, Buzzcocks, New Found Glory, X, The Damned, Unwritten Law

Side Stage: The Vandals, Charged GBH, Circle Jerks, T.S.O.L., The Adolescents, The Distillers

September 20, 2003 Main Stage: The Cure, Duran Duran, Hot Hot Heat, Echo & the Bunnymen, Violent Femmes, The Psychedelic Furs, Interpol, Marc Almond (of Soft Cell), Fountains of Wayne, Bow Wow Wow, Dashboard Confessional, General Public.

Side Stage: Berlin, Kings of Leon, Dramarama, Jet.

September 18, 2004 Main Stage: Morrissey (cancelled, but did make-up show on Halloween), Siouxsie, Billy Idol, Franz Ferdinand, Devo, Tears for Fears, The Killers, Ian Brown of The Stone Roses, X, Muse.

Side Stage: A Flock of Seagulls, Death Cab for Cutie, Missing Persons, The Walkmen.

September 17, 2005 Main Stage: Cake, Oasis, Weezer, Beck, 311, Madness, Jet, Garbage, Live, Arcade Fire, The Bravery, DJ Am & Travis Barker.

Side Stage: Bloc Party, Fishbone, Kasabian.

September 23, 2006 Main Stage: Guns N' Roses, Alice in Chains, Muse, Avenged Sevenfold, Papa Roach, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Rise Against, Buckcherry, Atreyu, Poets & Pornstars.
September 15, 2007 Main Stage: The Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Velvet Revolver, Kid Rock, Chris Cornell, Cypress Hill, Satellite Party, Hot Hot Heat, Against Me!, Paramore.

KROQ Locals Only Side Stage: Onesidezero, New Years Day, Orange, The Pricks.