Summer Jams Smackdown: FYF Fest vs. Echo Park Rising

Two homegrown music festivals serve up tunes for every sonic appetite

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Summer is the time for music festivals and Los Angeles has plenty. This weekend Echo Park Rising takes over several venues in its eponymous hood and next weekend FYF Fest hits the L.A. Sports Arena and Exposition Park. Get ready to rock.

FYF Fest Echo Park Rising
Future Islands Gyrating front men Plague Vendor
Phoenix Synth-driven pop Spazzkid
Interpol Emotional anthems Morgan Delt
Kelela The Next Big Thing Allah-Las
Slowdive ’90s throwback rock Cherry Glazerr
Mariachi El Bronx A blasting horn section Mexico68
Grimes Soulful songstresses Gavin Turek

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