This year marked the third year for the west coast Self Help Fest, and the fourth one overall. The brainchild of A Day to Remember frontman Jeremy McKinnon has grown each year in its short existence and this year was no exception as the crowd was 17,000 people strong. (At least, that’s what McKinnon announced during the band’s headlining set.) With acts like Further Seems Forever and Underoath reuniting for the festival, the lineup was packed with some of the biggest names in the pop-punk and post-hardcore scene currently.
Music Connection went out to San Bernardino to catch the action and chat with:
Text, interviews and photos by Victoria Patneaude