KCRW Presents: 3,2,1…Festival!

Festival season has begun and we get to partake in some of the summer fun this year. Splash House is back for pool party debauchery and then there’s the newbie All My Friends Music Festival happening in the hot, new downtown Los Angeles spot ROW. The Splash House lineup will be out soon but checkout the initial wave of artists set to perform at ROW below.

Here is what’s new:

Rocky Dawuni at the Teragram Ballroom on Saturday, May 26

Hola Mexico Film Festival at Regal Cinemas LA Live, the Montalban Theater Hollywood and Cinepolis Pico Rivera June 1-9

Splash House (3 day/3 venue pool party) at the Renaissance, Riviera Resort and Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs on Friday, June 8 -10 & Friday, August 10 -12

Now, Now at the Troubadour on Friday, July 27

All My Friends Music Festival at ROW DTLA on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19

The National at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, September 21

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at The Forum on Sunday, October 21

Rufus Wainwright at The Orpheum on Friday November 9

Another tip:

Remember that super fun night at the Hammer Museum last July when Elohim packed the outdoor courtyard? She’s back in LA this month performing at the Fonda on the 27thand you can be there with her! Here’s the track that was played non-stop over here when it came out last year.

*If you want to know what giveaways we have scheduled every day of the year, follow me on Twitter (@acherrymary) for daily updates. I’m fun.

And now your 15 day music planner via our KCRW Presents show calendar:

Thursday, April 26Giorgio Moroder’s Birthday ft. Roy Ayers (live), Aeroplane, and Yacht (live) at the Globe

Friday, April 27Elohim at the Fonda

Friday, April 27Penguin Prison at the Teragram Ballroom

Tuesday, May 1Lo Moon at the Teragram Ballroom

Thursday, May 3Lo Moon at The Constellation Room

(Nick Cave photo c/o Julio Enriquez)