Summer Jams Smackdown: FYF Fest vs. Echo Park Rising

Two homegrown music festivals serve up tunes for every sonic appetite

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 FestEcho Park Rising
Future IslandsGyrating front men Plague Vendor
PhoenixSynth-driven popSpazzkid
InterpolEmotional anthemsMorgan Delt
KelelaThe Next Big ThingAllah-Las
Slowdive’90s throwback rock Cherry Glazerr
Mariachi El BronxA blasting horn section Mexico68
GrimesSoulful songstressesGavin Turek