PICS: 91x’s Wrex the Halls at Pechanga Arena

91x's Wrex the Halls holiday mini-fest transformed Pechanga Arena into a San Diego rock n' roll winter wonderland.

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The show -- which went off on Friday, Dec. 14 -- is an annual holiday tradition by the alt-rock radio station. (Billie Eilish pictured)
In recent years, 91x has featured Blink-182, Pierce the Veil, Beck, Cage the Elephant and others as big-name headliners. (Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins pictured)
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This year's lineup was spearheaded by indie-rock stalwarts Death Cab for Cutie. (Ben Gibbard pictured)
The group -- which got its start in 1997 in Bellingham, Washington -- currently counts frontman Ben Gibbard, Nick Harmer, Jason McGerr, Dave Depper and Zac Rae as members.
The band initially started as a solo project for Gibbard but expanded once it proved popular. Their 2003 album, "Transatlanticism," broke them into the mainstream critically and commercially, with various songs used in TV series and films. A ninth studio album, "Thank You for Today," was released in August 2018. (Nick Harmer pictured)
Fun fact: The group's name comes from the song "Death Cab for Cutie," written by Neil Innes and Vivian Stanshall, and performed by their band the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.
Third Eye Blind, fronted by Stephan Jenkins, were another marquee name on the bill -- and delivered a fun, energetic set.
The group -- which formed in 1993 in San Francisco -- rose to stardom with the huge hit singles "Semi-Charmed Life," "Jumper," "How's It Going to Be" and "Never Let You Go."
They've sold more than 12 million albums worldwide and their latest covers EP, "Thanks for Everything," was released this past August.
Rising indie-pop star Billie Eilish seemed to have the entire arena buzzing.
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Eilish performed her own headlining show at SOMA about a month ago -- hey, the more visits to San Diego, the better!
Her debut single, "Ocean Eyes," accumulated more than 135 million streams on Spotify. The star's latest single, "When the Party's Over," dropped last month and Eilish has confirmed that her debut full-length album would arrive sometime this year. She's only got a couple weeks left!
Lord Huron delivered their atmospheric, vintage-hued folk-rock to the San Diego masses -- and we ate it up.
The band, headed by singer/songwriter Ben Schneider (pictured), rose to mainstream success with their debut album "Lonesome Dreams" in 2012. Their third studio record, "Vide Noir," was released this past April.
The Interrupters were actually a late, surprise addition to the Wrex the Halls lineup -- but you know what they say: Last but definitely not least! They put on a great show!
The ska/punk band formed in LA in 2011, and features Aimee Interrupter on vocals and the three Bivona brothers (Kevin, Justin and Jesse) as band members. They've released three albums thus far, with their latest being this year's "Fight the Good Fight."
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The show's opener was none other than acclaimed U.K. singer/songwriter Barns Courtney (pictured, left). As always, 91x's Wrex the Halls was a smashing success and it always sets us up in the holiday swing of things -- after all, it's a San Diego tradition!
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