YouBloomLA 2016 Hits The Eastside and Downtown

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YouBloomLA 2016 marks the third year for the up-and-coming music festival and conference. This year, it takes place September 29th through October 1st, with the conference portion at Hamilton High School for The Arts. As before, the concerts will be at La Cuevita in Highland Park, Griffins of Kinsdale in S. Pasadena and The Old Towne Pub in Pasadena, as well as The Lexington and the Five Star Bar downtown.

This year’s conference (11am to 6pm on Sept. 30th and Oct. 1st) has partnered with Hamilton High and the Musicians Institute, and will include a panel on “Women in Music,” as well as sessions about music licensing, touring and digital marketing. The keynote speakers are Liz Garo of Spaceland Productions and hit songwriter/arranger Darrell Brown. Other speakers include Loretta Munoz (ASCAP), Brad Rains (Atlantic), Les Borsai (Gridhub), Kevin Day (SkyRocket), and Jeremy Hammond (Western Front).

The full band line-up is available on the site, with the headliners: NO, The Vigils, Evol Walks, Mars and The Massacre, Malynda Hale, Jeremy Green, JP Hennessey, Tokyo Taboo (England), Jamie Stanton (Ireland) and  Concreto (Brazil).

Tickets for the conference and all the concerts as a package are $100 ($75 students with ID). If you just want to attend the concerts, you can buy a $30 wristband or individual tickets at the venues, which range from free to $7. Here’s the Facebook event.

Image via Youbloom website 

Simone Snaith

About Simone Snaith

Simone Snaith writes young adult and fantasy novels, and sings in the indie rock duo Turning Violet. A fan of scifi, fantasy, the supernatural and most things from the '80s, she enjoys reviewing music, books and movies. You can read about her own books at simonesnaith.com.
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