People poured into the streets of downtown Modesto tonight for the 11th annual Xclamation Festival.
Dubbed 'the valley's biggest party,' X-Fest is expected to draw about 15,000 people from the Northern San Joaquin Valley, foothills and beyond.
More than 40 bands were playing on eight stages.
Acts scheduled to perform include We the Kings, Cartel, The Tubes, Montrose, Pepper, Baby Bash, Montell Jordan, the Michael Schenker Group, Warren G. and The Expendables.
Gates opened at 5 p.m. and the music started at 6.