P.O.D. Loves Haiti


P.O.D. -- a triple-platinum rock band formed in the South Bay in the early '90s -- headlines San Diego Loves Haiti, a benefit concert and emergency and disaster awareness fair in the Qualcomm Stadium parking lot on Saturday. 

P.O.D., consisting of vocalist Sonny Sandoval, drummer Wuv Bernardo, guitarist Marcos Curiel and bassist, Traa Daniels, are set to release an independent record later this year.

In addition to P.O.D., the all-day event boasts a solid local lineup on two stages, including Get Back Loretta, Parker Theory and Strangers. 

Main Stage

  • Avery Watts: 11:30 a.m. 12 p.m.
  • Agua Dulce: 12:20-12:50 p.m
  • Nova: 1:10-1:40 p.m.
  • Strangers: 2-2:30 p.m.
  • Parker Theory: 2:50-3:20 p.m.
  • Get Back Loretta: 3:40-4:10 p.m.
  • Letter Black: 4:30-5:15 p.m.
  • P.O.D.: 6-7 p.m.

Indie Stage

Rapture Ruckus: 12-12:30 p.m.
Hocus: 1-1:30 p.m.
A Dull Science: 2-2:30 p.m.
Cabanijazz Project: 3-3:30 p.m.
Arimathea: 4-4:30 p.m.

Produced by Bonita's Dead Serious Foundation, the San Diego Loves Haiti Benefit Concert includes a custom car show, featuring classic cars, low riders, imports, motorcycles and SUV's. There will also be a food court, kids zone, art and extreme sports with skateboard demos, BMX motorcycle jumpers, and ultimate fighting ring demos. According to Noah Bernardo of the Dead Serious Foundation, "the goal for this event is to raise funds to build a primary school, medical clinic and orphanage for the people of Haiti. We will also be collaborating with other San Diego-based organizations that are ready to begin doing great works in Haiti. These organizations will also take part in this epic event."

San Diego Loves Haiti Benefit Concert/Emergency and Disaster Awareness Fair: Saturday, June 12, Qualcomm Stadium, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., $10 for advanced tickets, $15.00 for tickets at the door. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster Online.

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