Just a brief note of our sincerest appreciation and thanks to EVERYONE who participated in the 2012 BloomfestLA! As you might imagine, with such a successful FREE community event of its size, we’re busily wrapping up post-event details, but plan to do recaps over the coming weeks. Join our mailing list for our ongoing series of updates.
TWO NOTEWORTHY ITEMS:
- SAVE THE DATE FOR 2013: Saturday, July 20
- GIVE US YOUR BEST SHOT! Enter the 2012 BloomfestLA Photo Contest sponsored by Downtown News. Submit online through our Flickr Group. Click HERE for details and a link to enter.
- Follow us on Twitter for breaking news and festival updates (@BloomfestLA). Here’s some important info:
PARKING OPTIONS – prices and locations vary
- 960 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles 90013 ($5)
- Mega Toys lot at 2nd St. and Garey St.
- 400 E. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
- Parking lot across from 940 E. 4th St on Hewitt St. (north of Urth Caffe)
The 2012 BloomfestLA festival guides have arrived! Pick up your full copy at The Pie Hole, Novel Cafe, and other participating Arts District businesses. Thanks to the Downtown News for inserting the inside four-page spread into its FULL RUN – it’s being distributed into 47,000 copies of their “Best of Downtown” issue starting July 16! We LOVE the DOWNTOWN NEWS — won’t you support local journalism? Visit HERE to find out how you can contribute.
To read our festival guides online, click HERE!
DROP IN at Mosaic Artspace during BloomfestLA at 826 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles 90013 to try out a mini-version of Mosaic’s popular Musement series. Driven by inspiration and community, this art-thrashing experience is a series of bi-weekly Thursday night events designed to engage your imagination. Each night is wrapped around different forms of art and no previous experience is required.
Two mini-workshops will take place during BloomfestLA: 3 PM and 5 PM. Advance registration is recommended, but drop-ins are welcome. Visit www.mosaicmusement.org to sign up and for details.
Hey, we created a couple of playlists for you on Spotify! If we’re missing someone, please understand it’s only because the artist is not currently on Spotify! Check out our Music page for the full list of bands and deejays!
3rd St. at Traction Ave.
Hewitt St. at 4th Pl.
Yep, you’ve waited patiently and we’ve been chomping at the bit. This year, we have two live music stages plus a DJ stage in our Angel City Benefit Beer Garden.
3rd St. at Traction Ave.
curated by KCRW Host Chris Douridas • produced by EVFA Music
Yellow Alex and the Feelings
Hewitt St at 4th Pl.
curated and produced by artist/musician Alberto Miyares
Mike Watt and the Missingmen
Downtown Devil Dogs
Saccharine Trust with Joe Baiza
Size Queen with Sharon, Blare and Mia from Betty Blowtorch
Third Grade Teacher
Swords of Fatima
JARRITOS DJ STAGE
Angel City Benefit Beer Garden (21 and older only)
curated and produced by Marko Bacilio of Downtown Lobby
DJ Joey Mojo
Our Name Is Legion
Pony vs. Bear
Bass and Gently
MUSIC: Our stages are fully booked — all bands and set times are announced as permitted. For consideration in 2013, musicians should submit an electronic press kit (EPK) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org