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FYF Fest 2018 to be headlined by Janet Jackson and Florence + The Machine

The suspense has been killing us, and now the wait is finally over. The FYF Fest 2018 lineup has been revealed. This year’s FYF Fest will be headlined by the one and only, Janet Jackson. OMG. That seriously just game me chills. I mean, it’s Janet Jackson!!! Additionally, FYF Fest 2018 will be headline by […]

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Photos: FYF Style — Festival Fashion, Concert Crowds, Fuck Yeah!

FYF Fest 2017 has come to an amazing close. Check out our FYF style photos including photos of festival fashion, concert crowd shots and all things Fuck Yeah Fest! If you missed any of our FYF 2017 live music coverage, including photo galleries and reviews, we’ve listed all of our coverage below! Don’t miss out […]

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Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 drop colorful rainbow of Afrobeat and brass at Zebulon

FYF Fest has come strong on music diversity this year. However this variety display is not limited to the festival. “FYF Presents” brings a sizzling gumbo of shows to different LA venues throughout the year. Just recently, the new Frog Town concert venue, Cafe Zebulon hosted two packed nights of Afrobeat with a strong performance by Seun […]

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Björk descends on FYF and Missy Elliott gets her freak on with day one’s femme-duo headliners

Returning for its second year to Exposition Park and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, day one of FYF might’ve been a hot one but the night’s lineup of acts was just as sizzling as the pavement. Despite a few rough time conflicts and having to once again tough it out with having to walk around […]

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Five Must-See (Lesser Known) Acts at FYF 2017

As Los Angeles’ premier music festival, FYF has always made it a point of pride to craft bills that really push the envelope on bringing underground or smaller acts to the forefront of their events. This year’s event holds that sentiment to the extreme, as any festival with Björk as one of its headliners is going […]

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Set Times Revealed for FYF 2017

FYF Fest 2017 has revealed their long awaited set times! This year’s 3-day FYF takes place July 21-23 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles featuring diverse headliners Missy Elliott, Björk, Frank Ocean and Nine Inch Nails — along with iconic acts A Tribe Called Quest and Iggy Pop. Each year we say this is the […]

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Grimes at FYF 2016 in Exposition Park, Los Angeles
Photos: FYF Fest with Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Air, Grimes and more

With little fanfare or hurrah, FYF 2016 began without a hitch and under blissfully temperate weather for a Los Angeles summer. No longer contained within the small confines of Exposition Park, the festival has made its home around the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum quite cozily, utilizing the structures’ bathrooms (no porta-potties, hurray!) and elliptical map […]

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Must-See FYF Undercard: Julia Holter — Get Cozy with Her Experimental Lullabies

Los Angeles is about to light up with music from some of your favorite acts as FYF Fest kicks off this Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28.  Today’s featured FYF undercard is Julia Holter. Even more prolific than our previously featured FYF Undercard, Julia Holter has released six albums since she began back in 2008, and […]

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Must-See FYF Fest Undercard: Preoccupations — fine crafted disorienting melodic rock propulsions

Why You Need to See Preoccupations at FYF! Words: Steven Ward FYF Fest 2016 is just three days away! Rolling out yet another must-see act that lives on the lower lines of the stacked FYF bill, you really need to get in on this action. Pull that schedule back out, it’s time to add a new […]

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FYF Fest Pops Off This Weekend! Set Times Revealed!

It’s about that time, yo! FYF Fest has announced set times for its 2016 event. FYF Fest takes place this weekend, Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28. Headlined by none other than Los Angeles-bred Kendrick Lamar; LCD Soundsystem, Grace Jones and Tame Impala will also join Lamar as the weekend’s headlining acts. While we […]

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Must-See FYF Undercard: Alex G — an unpredictable sonic trip sure to delight your senses

  Do Not Miss Alex G at FYF! Words: Steven Ward With FYF Fest 2016 less than five days away, the anticipation is running thicker than hot lava! Pull your phones back out and rip up your schedules, here’s another must-see act you don’t want to hear about how amazing they were, because you missed them […]

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Must-See FYF Fest Undercard: Museum of Love — slow-burning, excessively funky tunes

Museum of Love Are a Must-See Act at FYF Fest Words: Steven Ward With just nine days left until FYF Fest, we begin to take a deep look at the FYF lineup; listening to bands we’re not too familiar with while revisiting others to see if they still grab out attention. FYF might be one of […]

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Must-See FYF Fest Undercard: Julien Baker — penning emotionally cathartic tunes that make you feel all the feels

As Los Angeles’ premier music festival, FYF Fest edges closer, we begin to take a collective look at the lineup in search of missed gems and unfamiliar band names with familiar, one-off tunes we heard at a house party or hip coffee shop. Just because these acts live on the final two lines of the […]

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Photos: That’s a wrap! FYF Fest 2015 — fan and crowd photos

Incoming! We have more FYF Fest 2015 photos for you! Now that you’ve seen all of our live performance photo galleries and reviews, here’s another round of fan and crowd photos. All the photos below are from Day Two of FYF Fest. You can also find our fan photos from day one, here. To take […]

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Morrissey gives fans at FYF what they want, the hits

Photo by Wes Marsala Besides the kids that had camped out at the Main stage all day to see Morrissey, the rest of FYF Fest had a mass exodus from D’Angelo and Death Grips to get to there. As expected it was crowded but, people were taking up relaxing havens on benches, against walls or […]

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D’Angelo & The Vanguard bring Sunday mass to FYF Fest

Taking the stage in a long coat and a white hat sitting slightly sideways on his head and a guitar that was glittering with embellishments, D’Angelo made his entrance at FYF. Backed by an absolutely incredible band and set of singers, it was clear from the first note that this was The Church of Music and D’Angelo […]

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FKA Twigs dishes a plate of hot vulnerability and strength to close out FYF

Photo by Jazz Shademan Arriving at the stage for FKA Twigs you could see that everyone was tired and maybe a little weary from the jam packed two-day fest. Most were sitting waiting for the last act of FYF to take the stage. When the lights drew down completely dark and a hushed airy voice […]

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra infuse fans with energy at FYF

Cutting early from the FYF Arena stage we crossed over to the Lawn stage to catch at least a few songs from the experimental and always fantastic Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Everyone there were definitely UMO fans, giving out a cheer the second the band came on the stage. With the heat still strong against our […]

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Death Grips ACTUALLY show up at FYF Fest

Photo by Jazz Shademan Guess what? Death Grips showed up at FYF Fest. They walked on stage, and played a set that was intense x 1,000. The stage was bathed in fixed red lights with the crowd drowned in darkness. At the Trees Stage there are no screens showing what’s on and that somehow seemed […]

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Neon Indian debuts new songs and plays fan favorites at FYF

We literally had to run from UMO to the Main Stage to catch Neon Indian at FYF, even missing the first half of his first song. It didn’t matter though, as soon as we approached the stage you could see Alan Palomo in white pants and a white t-shirt with a black blazer dancing behind […]

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