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Festival Guide

Fest Coast

Our guide to 14 good music festivals happening in the Los Angleles area before November.

August 7, 2017

Let's chat about 14 good festivals happening in the LA area between now and the end of October.

14 festivals!


August 17-20, 2017: Echo Park Rising

All free. All ages. Lots of local up-and-comers.

Multiple Echo Park venues.

August 26, 2017: It's Not Dead

All aging punks please report to San Bernardino.

RIYL: ....And Out Come The Olds

September 8-10, 2017: DAY N NIGHT

Take a Chance and drive out to Anaheim.

Or, ask Kendrick Lamar for a ride.

September 8-10, 2017: Ohana Festival

Doheny State Beach.

Pixies. TV on the Radio. Edder Vedder. Fiona Apple. Haim. Others.

I mean, this one just makes sense.

September 9, 2017: High & Low

San Bernardino again. Maybe you should just move there.

Death Cab For Cutie. Brand New. Tegan and Sara. Best Coast. Cloud Nothings. PUP. Others.


September 16, 2017: Horton's Hayride

San Pedro. Port of Los Angeles.

Reverend Horton Heat driving.

September 22-24, 2017: Desert Stars


Pappy & Harriet's.

Camp on site.



September 23, 2017: Modern Sky Festival

From Beijing to Santa Anita Park.

Arcadia, CA.

Just 23 minutes from Echo Park in current traffic.

September 30 - October 1, 2017: Music Tastes Good

Ween, Sleater-Kinney, Ride, Alvvays, Dr. Octagon. Digable Planets, Of Montreal, !!!, Joyce Manor, Protomartyr and more good tasting music.

Plus food. Lots of food.

October 7, 2017: CalJam Festival

San Bernardino. Again. You're definitely moving there.

Queens of the Stone Age. Foo Fighters. The Kills. Japandroids. Liam Oasis. Bob Mould. Wolf Alice. Bully. Others.

A jam is a jam is a JAM.

October 12-15, 2017: Desert Daze

Institute of Mentalphysics.

Joshua Tree.

Iggy Pop. Spiritualized. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile. Ty Segall. UMO. King Gizzard. Hope Sandoval. SO. MANY. OTHERS.

One of the dopest lineups of any festival this year (in this blob's opinion).

October 14-15, 2017: Festival of Disruption (curated by David Lynch)

The Theatre at Ace. Los Angeles. CA.

David Lynch's two day festival of disruption.

Bon Iver. The Kills. TV on the Radio. Sharon Van Etten. Laura Marling. Reggie Watts. Others.

(Did you know David Lynch is also a director.)

October 20-22, 2017: Cloak & Dagger Fest

Globe Theatre. The Palace Theatre. Los Angeles. 3 days

The Jesus and Mary Chain. KMFDM. Health. Cold Cave. She Wants Revenge. TR/ST. Others.

Bring a sweater. This one's gonna get a little chilly.

October 28-29, 2017: The Growlers Six

LA Waterfront.

Rare Yeah Yeah Yeahs show.

Butthole Surfers. Modest Mouse. Danny Brown. Girl Talk. Bad Brains. Guided By Voices. Beach Fossils. Others.

And The Growlers, of course. This is their party.


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