Echo Park Rising 2015

August 14.15.16

Various Neighborhoods In Echo Park

Music. Art. Food. Fun.

Always Free and All Ages Welcome

Echo Park Rising 2015 Spotify Playlist

In it’s 5th year and growing, Echo Park Rising is all about the free music. More than 300 bands will descend on the neighborhood of Echo Park for one weekend of free outdoor shows. Headliners include Hanni El Khatib, Dengue Fever, Superhumanoids, Fever The Ghost, Man or Astro-Man?, Deap Vally. This year’s lineup is stacked with local big names and up and coming locals like Mr Elevator & The Brain Hotel, Corners, Maudlin Strangers, Rat Fist, The Wild Reeds and No Parents, plus some comedy and storytelling to round out the whole event. Complete lineup and more bands to be announced in the coming weeks.

This year’s festival is growing its footprint by expanding the outdoor main stage to the intersection of Liberty and Reservoir and transformed into a street festival destination with viewing areas, craft beer gardens, vendors and food trucks. This year also features new additions, including a new outdoor stage atBlue Collar Working Dog and returning is Golden Road Beer Garden atXOIA. “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.

The weekend of Echo Park Rising is, for most businesses in the area, the busiest weekend of the year, with 10, 000 guests and growing in popularity each year. In addition to the lineup of artists performing, shops, galleries, restaurants come together to celebrate the vibrancy of this eclectic boulevard. “Echo Park has had a long history of creative business and friendly neighbors. “This fifth year of Echo Park Rising is an exciting milestone for not only for Echo Park but for Los Angeles commerce and culture as a whole.” Kamran V, Echo Park Chamber of Commerce President and co-owner of Bedrock.LA.

The “free-for-all-spirit” wouldn’t be possible without the Echo Park Rising 2015 proud supporting Sponsors which include Golden Road Brewery, Jack Daniel’s, Pikkup, SESAC, LA River Studios, CD13, and CD1. The limited‘Echo Park Rising Blonde’ from Golden Road Brewing will be unveiled in late July and will be on tap at various Echo Park bars and clubs before and during the festival.

2015 Echo Park Neighborhood Participants
Echo Park Rising takes place at multiple venues over three days 2015 participants include:
Blue Collar Working Dog, Bedrock L.A, Golden West Christian Church, Echo Park Farmers Market, El Centro De Pueblo, Gold Room, IAM8BIT, Little Joy, Lolipop Records, Lot 1 Cafe, Lost Knight, Masa of Echo Park, Mohawk Bend, Memento Mori, Origami Vinyl, El Prado, Rock Paper Salon, Stories Books & Cafe, Taix, The Echo & Echoplex, Trencher, Whole Body Method and XOIA. A complete list of participants can be found HERE.