DeLuna Fest 2012 in Pictures

Last weekend, Pensacola Beach played host to the fourth annual DeLuna Fest. Altogether, the three-day, four-stage late summer beach bash featured 69 acts. Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and the Zac Brown Band hedlined the festival, and DJ Jazzy Jeff and Diplo provided nightcaps on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Among others, bands such as the Ben Folds Five, Band of Horses, Band of Skulls, Fitz and the Tantrums, Florence and the Machine, Guided By Voices, the Joy Formidable, Trampled by Turtles, and the Wallflowers rounded out the weekend’s bill. Several of New Orleans and Louisiana’s finest also played the Pensacola fest including: the Honey Island Swamp Band, Chris Thomas King, the Hot 8 Brass Band, Dumpstaphunk, the Brass-A-Holics, the Tin Men, Anders Osborne, Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers, Charmaine Neville, Bonerama and the Rebirth Brass Band.

Photographer Erika Goldring was on hand and captured these highlights:

Ben Folds, DeLuna Fest 2012, photo Erika Goldring

Ben Folds and the reunited Ben Folds Five performed on Day 2 of DeLuna Festival 2012. Photo Erika Goldring.

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Visit Erika’s website for more of her shots, and check out OffBeat’s Flickr page for more music fest photosets.