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By Kristina Pritchett

Driftwood, a country music, craft beer and bbq festival, will be returning to Doheny State Beach this fall.

Over Veterans Day weekend, country music fans have the opportunity to listen to bands such as Chase Rice, Kip Moore, Frankie Ballard, Dan + Shay, Maddie and Tae and more over the span of two days.

“Driftwood was so well received last year that we’re bringing it back this Veterans Day weekend for two days of the best craft beer, country music and BBQ ever to hit the Pacific coastline,” said Cameron Collins, co-founder and director of events at Brew Ha Ha Productions, in a statement.

There will be more than 100 craft beers from breweries such as Chapman Crafted, Noble Ale Works, Bottle Logic Brewing, Modern Times, Pizza Part and Beachwood Brewing. Along with a wide selection of drinks, guests will be able to taste bbq from around the region.

The festival will open at 1 p.m. each day with VIP early entry beginning at noon. Music will last until 9:30 p.m. on Saturday and 9 p.m. on Sunday.

On Saturday, Chase Rice, Frankie Ballard, A Thousand Horses, Cassadee Pope, Lit and Caroline Jones will perform. On Sunday, Kip Moore, Dan + Shay, Maddie and Tae, Canaan Smith and RaeLynn will perform.

Early bird tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, July 12 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $49.

General sales begin Friday, July 14 at 10 a.m. Tickets range from $59-$249.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the San Onofre Parks Foundation, a California nonprofit, and the Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association.

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The festival takes place November 11-12.

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