Echo Park Rising!
For all you LA locals out there, you may have heard about the cancellation of Sunset Junction.
Well, in the last 24 hours, we've been working diligently with our local community of businesses, and have very speedily formed a weekend event hereby known as ECHO PARK RISING.
It's an assemblage of many things:
- PERFORMANCES, with many of the bands and DJs left in the wake of Sunset Junction taking refuge at several wonderful Echo Park venues
- SHOPS & GALLERIES, with plenty of places around Echo Park offering exclusives deals and discounts
- RESTAURANTS & BARS, each offering drink specials, free treats and the like
For performances, the lineup is incredibly strong and still growing:
Butthole Surfers, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, DNTEL, Part Time Punks (w Craft Spells)
400 Blows, Barrio Tiger, Charles Bradley, Chasing Kings, Davis Fetter, Dios, DJ C-Minus, Frith, Funky Sole, Geotic, Hands, Grave Babies, Keegan Dewitt, Lovers Drugs, Madi Diaz, Manhattan Murder Mystery, One AM Radio, Paulie Pesh, Pygmy Shrews, Sadie & the Blue Eyed Devils, Science-Fiction, Seapony, Silent Treatment, The Black Watch, The Californian, The Lexingtons, Timothy Rabbit, Vas, Vin Scully, Yellow Red Sparks, Young Prisms, And More!
On top of that, dozens of us have come together to make this weekend in Echo Park one for the record books, offering deals and discounts:
Allston Yacht Club
Echo Park Independent Co-Op
Lot 1 Cafe
Stories Books & Cafe
Two Boots Pizza
...and more being added
The festival officially runs ALL-DAY and into the night on SATURDAY and SUNDAY, with individual businesses operating different hours.
Please come out and have some fun with us!
We're constantly updating ECHO PARK RISING with news about discounts and performances, so check it frequently.