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Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge & Band Performance Times Announced For Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival

Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge & Band Performance Times Announced For Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival

Saturday, April 6 & Sunday, April 7 At Doheny State Beach In Southern California
Professional Eaters, Including Returning Champion Takeru Kobayashi, To Compete For Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge Title

Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival is pleased to welcome the Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge competition back to Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA on the second day of the 6th annual festival, which takes place on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7. The highly acclaimed professional taco eating contest consists of professional eaters from around the world competing for cash prizes and the coveted title of Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Eating Champion.

The Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge brings together top tier professional eaters to test their skills and speed at taco eating. This year, competitors will race to consume as many chicken Chronic Tacos as possible in 10 minutes. Among the 8 professional eaters is the prominent world-champion eater, Takeru Kobayashi, from Nagano, Japan. Kobayashi holds 6 Guinness World Records for competitive eating and will be defending his 2018 title where he succeeded in devouring 154 tacos in 10 minutes.

Competing against reigning champion Kobayashi are professional eaters Molly Schuyler, Naader Reda, Kevin Ross, Dan Kennedy, Dave Brunelli, Jesse Pynnönen and Jimmy Lin.

In addition to the taco eating contest and unlimited craft beer samplings from 1-4 p.m. (Noon-4 p.m. for VIP) both days, event-goers will enjoy live performances from The Offspring, Flogging Molly, Bad Religion, Descendents, Good Charlotte, Black Flag, and others, as well as Lucha Libre style wrestling matches, lawn games, contests, and more. See below for band performance times. Attendees are also invited to sample all flavors of The Offspring lead singer Dexter Holland’s top-rated hot sauce – Gringo Bandito. Tacos from top Southern California vendors including Chronic Tacos, Panchos Tacos, Border Tacos, Vegan Taco Company, Spicy Bite, and more will be available for purchase all day.

Single Day tickets start at $49.50 (plus fees), and Weekend tickets start at $89.50 (plus fees), while supplies last. For this family-friendly event, kids 7 and under get in free with an adult ticket holder.

Performance times for Sabroso are as follows (subject to change):

Saturday, April 6
8:15 p.m. – Flogging Molly
7:00 p.m. – Bad Religion
5:45 p.m. – Good Charlotte
*Lucha Libre Wrestling Title Match*
4:40 p.m. – Lagwagon
*Lucha Libre Wrestling Match 3*
3:40 p.m. – Strung Out
*Lucha Libre Wrestling Match 2*
2:50 p.m. – The Suicide Machines
*Lucha Libre Wrestling Match 1*
2:00 p.m. – D.I.

Sunday, April 7
7:50 p.m. – The Offspring
*Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge*
6:00 p.m. – Descendents
4:55 p.m. – Black Flag
*Lucha Libre Wrestling Title Match*
4:00 p.m. – Face To Face
*Lucha Libre Wrestling Match 3*
3:05 p.m. – Plague Vendor
*Lucha Libre Wrestling Match 2*
2:15 p.m. – Red City Radio
*Lucha Libre Wrestling Match 1*
1:30 p.m. – Orange Blossom Special

Doors open at 12:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

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About Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc.

Orange County, California based Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc. (SGE) is one of the world’s premier music festival production companies. SGE events include music and lifestyle festivals across a variety of genres and interests, with over 100 major festival dates planned for 2019. SGE produces or co-produces Back To The Beach; Big Adventure; Driftwood; ID10T Music Festival + Comic Conival; Knotfest; Lost Lands (Your EDM Best Festival of 2017 and Noiseporn 2017 Festival Of The Year); Moonrise Festival; MUSINK; Ohana Dana Point; Sabroso Taco, Craft Beer & Music Festival; 92.3 WCOL Country Jam + Campout; Scallywag!, Surf City Blitz, and more. In addition, SGE co-produced the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and the worldwide Rockstar Taste of Chaos, and created and produced the Identity Festival, Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival, and Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival. This year’s SGE-affiliated events are projected to sell over 1.2 million tickets. In addition to festival production and promotion, SGE’s in-house sponsorship agency procures and executes a multitude of partnerships in varying forms for global brands, top-tier artists, international booking agencies and more.

About Brew Ha Ha Productions

One of the largest craft beer-centric event producers in the United States, Brew Ha Ha Productions (BHPP) celebrates its 10th year in 2019. Fueled by a desire to promote craft beer, along with visions of creating unique annual events, Orange County based BHHP’s award-winning and diverse events now reach beyond Orange County and California, including festivals in more than 12 US states. BHHP produces or co-produces OC Brew Ha Ha, Brew Hee Haw at the OC Fair, Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival, Driftwood Country, Craft Beer & BBQ Festival, Sabroso Taco, Craft Beer & Music Festival, Punk In Drublic, Scallywag and more! A for-profit organization whose missions includes giving back, BHHP has helped many non-profits raise awareness and money to further their worthy causes.

About Gringo Bandito

Gringo Bandito was started in 2004 by Dexter Holland, singer for the multi-platinum punk rock band The Offspring, more as a hobby than a business. “I just thought it would be cool to have a hot sauce,” says Holland. “I gave away the first batch as Christmas presents to my friends.” The response to this new hot sauce was so overwhelming that Holland decided to put it out commercially. Sales were modest at first, and the hot sauce was distributed only in Holland’s native Southern California. “It has always been a DIY operation for sure,” Holland says. “It started small but it has just kept on growing.” After several years and over a million bottles later, Gringo Bandito hot sauce has garnered a worldwide audience and a loyal following. “We’re not the most well-known hot sauce out there,” says Holland, “but once people try it, they’re hooked.” Gringo Bandito is now sold in Australia, Japan, Canada, Finland, Switzerland, UK, Poland, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and coast to coast in the US and can be found in the top 10 on’s highest customer rated hot sauces amongst 5000+ other products.

About Chronic Tacos

Chronic Tacos is a California-inspired Mexican grill that celebrates authenticity and the individuality of its customers. The fast-casual franchise is known for its fresh Mexican cuisine that is customized for each guest’s distinctive taste. Founded in 2002, the Aliso Viejo, California-based company has more than 40 locations operating across North America and is committed to serving only the highest quality ingredients and all-natural meats. Chronic Tacos offers traditional Mexican items such as tortas, taquitos, flautas and tacos as well as burritos, tostada bowls and salads, including a breakfast menu all day. Customers can choose from vegetarian and gluten-free options, as well as carne asada, pollo asado, carnitas, and al pastor. Seafood lovers can also order grilled, beer-battered or baja style fish and shrimp. Each restaurant incorporates original art designs inspired by traditional “Day of The Dead” art, creating a unique experience at each location. For more information or to find the nearest Chronic Tacos, visit

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