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Music Scene • Fall Fest

What better way to celebrate Fall in LA than a home-grown, eclectic, music festival! The second annual Fall Fest 2015 music festival was held in Studio City, California on Saturday, November 14.

The festival featured a variety of talented local and regional California acts, an assortment of delicious food and drinks, arts and crafts, and other fun activities, like a pie-eating contest! Homemade chili, pulled-pork, empanadas, hot cider and other sweet treats were for sale. Tickets were $15 for the event which ran from 2 – 9pm. It’s a great deal!

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What makes Fall Fest so special? It is hosted by a group of east-coast transplants at a private space called the “Compound”. Everything is DIY, including the decor, food, and stage. The goal for Fall Fest is to promote up-and-coming artists and to celebrate the beauty of the Fall season while listening to groovy music!

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Eight bands from the West Coast and beyond performed, including Inland Empire “psychedelic jazz pop”, Brainstory, Orange County rockers, The Bluffs and Philadelphia lo-fi singer-songwriter, Laser Background. Two six-piece groups, Purple Mountains Majesties and The Mosaics, melted minds with their harmony-rich, psych-rock. Portland’s singer-songwriter, Jackson Boone and San Francisco’s The Electric Magpie closed out the mini-festival with a psych/garage/mod-rock sound that resembled the lovely sounds of The Kinks and The Beatles. Dream-pop rockers, Sumeau, played a special late-night set to end a magical day.

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Be sure to check out the fun next fall at the Fall Fest 2016 in Studio City, CA!

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