Coastalong Festival

Coastalong Festival Annual Bike-Powered Music and Sustainability Festival at UCLA Don't worry if you missed the sign up to bike! You can still come the day of Coastalong and bike as a Freelance Armstrong!

Just head on over to the information table when you get there! Coastalong is UCLA’s annual outdoor concert featuring student and local bands and powered 100% by BICYCLES. Our mission is to educate and inspire UCLA students about unconventional uses of renewable energy while showcasing the link between sustainability, health, music and a wheel-y good time. At the pilot Coastalong on May 24, 2013, eight student groups and a popular local band played for four hours with a sound system powered by the energy of students’ legs for an audience of nearly one thousand. The night was filled not only with pedal-powered music but also bike-powered smoothies and ice cream, a giant sustainability fair, a solar-powered food truck, a yoga class and a sassy bluegrassy moonlit dance/bike party to headliner Dustbowl Revival. Don't miss out on one the largest annual events at UCLA, save the date: April 29th, 2017!

Mission: To educate and inspire UCLA students about unconventional uses of renewable energy while showcasing the link between sustainability, health, music and a wheel-y good time.

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Coastalong Festival
03/02/2020

Coastalong Festival

Want to build a bike-powered music festival from the ground up? Join the Coastalong Team! Application link can be found ...
10/11/2019
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Want to build a bike-powered music festival from the ground up? Join the Coastalong Team!

Application link can be found on our home page: coastalongfestival.com. Deadline to submit is 10.20.19 at 11:59pm.

2020. Let's ride.

Coastalong is a music + sustainability festival at UCLA that is completely student-run and bike-powered. Our mission is to get students thinking creatively about sustainability through live music, artistic collaboration, interactive workshops, informational booths, and more.

thanks to everyone who came out yesterday! hope you had a blast ✨🚲💚📸: @madiemat_
05/05/2019

thanks to everyone who came out yesterday! hope you had a blast ✨🚲💚
📸: @madiemat_

#Coastalong2019 is 3 HOURS AWAY! If you’re not affiliated with UCLA but don’t wanna miss the fun, make sure your name is...
05/04/2019

#Coastalong2019 is 3 HOURS AWAY! If you’re not affiliated with UCLA but don’t wanna miss the fun, make sure your name is added to our guest list before arriving! Link is in the FB event info in our bio.

TODAY! #Coastalong2019
05/04/2019

TODAY! #Coastalong2019

YOGA @ #Coastalong2019 🧘‍♀️🤸‍♂️ .Marco Antonio of @salamatyoga and UCLA Recreation will be leading yoga on the lawn from...
05/04/2019

YOGA @ #Coastalong2019 🧘‍♀️🤸‍♂️
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Marco Antonio of @salamatyoga and UCLA Recreation will be leading yoga on the lawn from 5:30-6:30pm. A limited number of mats will be provided - feel free to bring your own!

✨♻️✨ HEADLINER HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️✨.Little Monarch is a band of friends based in Venice, California led by singer, writer, and...
05/03/2019

✨♻️✨ HEADLINER HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️✨
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Little Monarch is a band of friends based in Venice, California led by singer, writer, and producer Casey Kalmenson. Collaborators include Justin Andres (guitar, bass), Lanita Smith (vocals, keys), Ryan Marrone (production), Reade Prior (drums), and Nick Setter (guitar, vocals). Drawing from diverse musical backgrounds, the band infuses soul, reggae, rock, and pop into its sound. Little Monarch’s second EP is slated to release Summer 2019. We’re SO excited for Little Monarch to headline #Coastalong2019!

omg 😍 we’re DROOLING over @kyesmontana’s kyeritos. Kye’s will be serving these bad boys up all day tomorrow at #Coastalo...
05/03/2019

omg 😍 we’re DROOLING over @kyesmontana’s kyeritos. Kye’s will be serving these bad boys up all day tomorrow at #Coastalong2019!

✨ GIVEAWAY!                  We’re giving away one Gigi towel 🤩 from @eauclub!To win:1. Follow us on Instagram: @Coastal...
05/02/2019

✨ GIVEAWAY!

We’re giving away one Gigi towel 🤩 from @eauclub!

To win:
1. Follow us on Instagram: @Coastalong
2. Like this post and tag two friends in the comments.
Winner will be announced here on Saturday morning (5/4)!

The Gigi towel is an ethically and sustainably crafted towel that’s perfect for the beach, after a bath, or styled as a scarf or hair twist. It’s stylish, minimalist, and practical ♻️✨

✨♻️✨ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️✨.Reggie Becton is a breath of fresh air, with a hint of something smooth lingering from the pa...
05/02/2019

✨♻️✨ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️✨
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Reggie Becton is a breath of fresh air, with a hint of something smooth lingering from the past that you truly miss when compared to the trap-infused R&B of today. The MD native discovered the sounds of Marvin Gaye, Prince, Avant, Brandy and Tank at the young age of 17 and since then has worked with and been mentored by musicians who have written for some of the top voices in R&B, allowing him to develop a sound that is a unique fusion of classic R&B and new wave soul. In 2017, Reggie moved to LA with a dollar, a dream, and an air mattress and began to craft his Debut EP, "Phases: A Conceptual EP". Fresh of the release of 'Phases', Reggie is preparing for a groundbreaking year in 2019. When he is not performing or penning tracks for newly signed talent at major record labels. He is hard at work on his new EP, due out later this year. Catch Reggie’s set at #Coastalong2019!

Celebrate the end of Week 5 and the start of Coastalong weekend at Rocco’s this Thursday night! See you there ✨
05/02/2019

Celebrate the end of Week 5 and the start of Coastalong weekend at Rocco’s this Thursday night! See you there ✨

We’re so excited to have @natierrasuperfoods at #Coastalong2019! Whether you’re looking for a healthy snack or a topping...
05/01/2019

We’re so excited to have @natierrasuperfoods at #Coastalong2019! Whether you’re looking for a healthy snack or a topping for your smoothie bowl, Natierra has you covered with a wide selection of yummy freeze-dried fruits and unique superfoods. Not to mention - they’re Fair Trade, organic, and committed to giving back to local communities and the environment. Give them a follow and be sure to stop by their booth on Saturday to grab some freeze-dried goodness! 🍓

✨♻️✨ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️✨.A Bear With A Car On Top is a reggae rock band from Los Angeles County. Started by Brian Whip...
05/01/2019

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A Bear With A Car On Top is a reggae rock band from Los Angeles County. Started by Brian Whipp (vocals and guitar) at Loyola Marymount University, the band currently features Manny Madrigal on the drums and the newest member Cyrus Maleki on bass and keys. The band’s style continues the musical history of American reggae that started with bands like Sublime, goes further back to the Jamaican roots reggae of the 70’s, as well as influences from psychedelic rock, jazz, blues and hip hop. The band’s newest EP release, “Amiga” was recorded at The Dub Room studio in West Hollywood and is available now on iTunes, Spotify and more. Be sure to check out the band at www.calireggaeband.com & catch their set at #Coastalong2019!

We’re out on Bruinwalk all morning giving out FREE coffee! Bring your own mug for bonus karma ♻️
05/01/2019

We’re out on Bruinwalk all morning giving out FREE coffee! Bring your own mug for bonus karma ♻️

✨♻️✨ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️✨.Ethnomusicology Jazz major Sahara Grim will be sharing original compositions from her newly r...
04/30/2019

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Ethnomusicology Jazz major Sahara Grim will be sharing original compositions from her newly released second EP "Abstracted". The songs being shared touch on messages of self empowerment and will be featuring various world music artists from the program. #Coastalong2019

We’re getting excited! Make sure to hit “going” on our Facebook event to keep up on all the details for Saturday. Link i...
04/30/2019

We’re getting excited! Make sure to hit “going” on our Facebook event to keep up on all the details for Saturday. Link in bio! 🚲

✨♻️✨ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️✨.Rising up from the waters of Venice in late October 2018, made from the finest French wines, ...
04/30/2019

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Rising up from the waters of Venice in late October 2018, made from the finest French wines, the freshest Singaporean perfumes, and a pinch of Coachella, the band It’s Romantic is here to ensorcell Coastalong with their blend of jazz, funk, indie, and love. They’ve made a name for themselves in UCLA’s party scene and have continued to expand their horizons, playing in music videos, festivals, and historic venues like the Viper Room. Marcel Burgunder lays the foundation with his soft, soulful Swiss keyboard, while Jorge Castello woos the crowd with his superlative guitar playing and passionate singing. Mikey Schwartz wows with his virtuosic abilities on the sax, and Jonah Nelson lays down that big beat for you to dance to on the drums. Parker plays the tuba. It’s Romantic is eager to share their love of music with you, and we hope you’re excited to share your love of music with them on Saturday! #Coastalong2019

Stay hydrated on Saturday with fresh craft beverages on tap from DayDrinkers! 🌱 #Coastalong2019📸: @daydrinkerstruck
04/29/2019

Stay hydrated on Saturday with fresh craft beverages on tap from DayDrinkers! 🌱 #Coastalong2019
📸: @daydrinkerstruck

✨♻️✨ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️✨.Join Dark Dazey on a sonic journey sliding through the atmosphere. Forged under the influence...
04/28/2019

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Join Dark Dazey on a sonic journey sliding through the atmosphere. Forged under the influence of psychedelic rock, blues, and jazz, music under direction of Cole Heramb pairs a dazed romantic’s lyrics with juicy, shredding guitar licks. From the narrative album “Goodnight, Black Heart” to his latest single “Swooning Moon Tune” Cole has developed a unique flavor of rock that feels like an existential love-letter melted over soundscapes that leaves listeners high and energized. Let your troubles slip away and get dazey at Coastalong this Saturday ✨

May 4th is just around the corner!!! Get stoked! Free admission at  UCLA Sunset Recreation Center. Come join us in celeb...
04/26/2019

May 4th is just around the corner!!! Get stoked! Free admission at UCLA Sunset Recreation Center. Come join us in celebrating sustainable living and great music. Hope to see you out there!

✨♻️ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ♻️✨Suburban is an independent rock band originally from Victorville, CA and currently based in Los ...
04/26/2019

✨♻️ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ♻️✨

Suburban is an independent rock band originally from Victorville, CA and currently based in Los Angeles. Formed by Werner von Der Heide (guitar/vocals), the band line-up consists of Scotty Adler (guitar), Amanda Glover (bass), and Daniel Wefers (drums). Suburban recently released their third album, Sober Daytime Naps Make Vivid Dreams, in January 2019. Stream the album from your favorite platform & don’t miss the band on the Coastalong stage next Saturday!

Happy Earth Day! 🌎♻️ We’ll be selling solar-powered mason jars at E3’s Earth Day Fair today. Swing by, decorate a jar, a...
04/22/2019

Happy Earth Day! 🌎♻️ We’ll be selling solar-powered mason jars at E3’s Earth Day Fair today. Swing by, decorate a jar, and learn more about Coastalong! 🚲

♻️ POP-UP GIVEAWAY ♻️Come out to the Coastalong Pop-Up today on BruinWalk from 11-3 for a chance to win a $25 gift card ...
04/18/2019

♻️ POP-UP GIVEAWAY ♻️
Come out to the Coastalong Pop-Up today on BruinWalk from 11-3 for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Lunapads! Come stop by, like this post, and tag two friends you’d like to bring to Coastalong with you🤩♻️🌿 #Coastalong #Giveaway

Stop by our pop up tomorrow in Bruin Plaza from 11-3 to learn more about us and get 10% off your bill at Broxton! 🌿🌎🌻
04/17/2019

Stop by our pop up tomorrow in Bruin Plaza from 11-3 to learn more about us and get 10% off your bill at Broxton! 🌿🌎🌻

♻️✨ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️This year, we’ve got a double dose of @ubiquitouslovetribe for you — catch them at Coastalong AN...
04/16/2019

♻️✨ ARTIST HIGHLIGHT ✨♻️

This year, we’ve got a double dose of @ubiquitouslovetribe for you — catch them at Coastalong AND at our Pop-Up THIS THURSDAY in Bruin Plaza at 12pm!

Founded in Santa Monica in 2013, Ubiquitous Love Tribe is a collective of artists of various mediums striving through creative expression to spread love and unique subjective expression. Their roots are grounded in promoting sustainability, compassion, and the collective nature of humanity. The group released their EP, Banana Bread, earlier this year — a unique, ethereal, funky hip-hop concoction that we can’t get enough of. We’re beyond stoked for them to return to the Coastalong stage for the 6th consecutive year! Catch them live (twice!) & check out Banana Bread, out on all streaming platforms. 🍌🍞

We’re halfway through Earth Month! Comment below & tell us the steps you take in your daily life to be more sustainable ...
04/15/2019

We’re halfway through Earth Month! Comment below & tell us the steps you take in your daily life to be more sustainable & kind to Mama Earth! 🌎♻️

It’s here. Don’t miss it.#Coastalong2019 🌱 5.4.19
04/14/2019

It’s here. Don’t miss it.
#Coastalong2019 🌱 5.4.19

This Thursday, we’ve got your commute to class covered. ✨ Our Pop-Up event in Bruin Plaza will have live music, smoothie...
04/14/2019

This Thursday, we’ve got your commute to class covered. ✨ Our Pop-Up event in Bruin Plaza will have live music, smoothies, student groups, and more to get you movin’ and groovin’ to class. Stop by and say hi from 11-3pm to learn more about Coastalong and our mission to promote sustainability!

Day 1 of auditions ✔️stay tuned in the next few weeks for the lineup! 🌱🥰💃🏻
03/03/2019

Day 1 of auditions ✔️stay tuned in the next few weeks for the lineup! 🌱🥰💃🏻

DEADLINE EXTENDED for all you procrastinators out there! Apply to audition through the link in our bio until Tuesday at ...
02/22/2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED for all you procrastinators out there! Apply to audition through the link in our bio until Tuesday at midnight. 🌞🎶🌱#coastalong #coastalongmusicfestival

Guess what time it is? Coastalong Band Auditions applications are out now! Whether you’re in a band or a solo act, come ...
02/09/2019

Guess what time it is? Coastalong Band Auditions applications are out now! Whether you’re in a band or a solo act, come out and audition! Apply on the link below by February 22nd for a chance to be a performer at this year’s festival! https://goo.gl/forms/843AyUeOQKMGybil2

Guess what time it is? Coastalong Band Auditions applications are out now! Whether you’re in a band or a solo act, come ...
02/09/2019

Guess what time it is? Coastalong Band Auditions applications are out now! Whether you’re in a band or a solo act, come out and audition! Apply on the link below by February 22nd for a chance to be a performer at this year’s festival! https://goo.gl/forms/843AyUeOQKMGybil2

Coastalong 2018
01/25/2019

Coastalong 2018

COASTALONG IS BACK! Get ready for another year of amazing music and a great festival! Come join the magic and apply to b...
10/16/2018

COASTALONG IS BACK! Get ready for another year of amazing music and a great festival! Come join the magic and apply to be on staff!

Application: https://bit.ly/2P3bjZM
Due: October 28th at 11:59 PM

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Coastalong is UCLA’s annual outdoor concert featuring student and local bands and powered 100% by bicycles. Our mission is to educate and inspire UCLA students about unconventional uses of renewable energy while showcasing the link between sustainability, health, music and a wheel-y good time. At the pilot Coastalong on May 24, 2013, eight student groups and a popular local band played for four hours with a sound system powered by the energy of students’ legs for an audience of nearly one thousand. The night was filled not only with pedal-powered music but also bike-powered smoothies and ice cream, a giant sustainability fair, a solar-powered food truck, a yoga class and a sassy bluegrassy moonlit dance/bike party to headliner Dustbowl Revival. Now, our festival welcomes over two thousand students to the Sunset Recreation Center each spring as our lineup of bands, vendors, booths, and sustainable lifestyle partners continues to flourish. Our team continues to work tirelessly to curate the most universally inspirational, beneficial, and forward-thinking blend of artists, groups, and ideas for each festival, and this year we are looking to you to spread the word. Don't miss out on one the largest annual events at UCLA. Come support our cause and meet other like-minded, free-spirited students at Coastalong 2018!

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