Echo Park Rising announces second wave of acts: J-ROCC, Screaming Females & more


Echo Park Rising has announced its second wave of acts. Just two weeks ago, the annual three-day festival announced its initial lineup which featured Hanni El Khatib, Dengue Fever, Superhumanoids, Fever The Ghost, Man or Astro-Man?, Deap Vally, Mr Elevator & The Brain Hotel, Corners, and a lot more. Now Echo Park Rising has added even more bands and artists: J-ROCC, Screaming Females, OpenMikeEagle, Kodak To Graph, Birth Defects, Wax Idols and more. You can view the entire Echo Park Rising lineup via their website.

Grimy Goods will have its own stage at this year’s Echo Park Rising located at The Echoplex on Sunday, August 16. The party will kick off at about 4 p.m. So don’t party too hard all weekend, we have a great lineup of bands for you to get loose to: Birth Defects, Crown Plaza, Sad Robot, Sand Babes, Two Sheds and more.

In its fifth year, Echo Park rising continues to take over the Echo Park community with pop up shows happening across numerous businesses. Taking it a step further, this year’s three-day event expands the outdoor main stage to the intersection of Liberty and Reservoir giving it more of a street festival vibe chockfull of craft beer gardens, vendors and food trucks.

“From punk, psych, hip hop, latin, folk and country, Echo Park Rising has it all, this year you can expect more stages to accommodate the lineup,” says Mitchell Frank, one of the founders of Echo Park Rising and President of Spaceland Presents.

Echo Park Rising will take place August 14-16 across various neighborhoods through out Echo Park. The event, as always, is FREE! All ages are welcome to experience the local love that is Echo Park Rising.

Three-day VIP passes are also offered and will grant your access to VIP viewing areas, skip the line, easy bar access + goodie grab bag (while supplies last). Three-day VIP passes are priced at $25-$30 and can be purchased here.



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