Sunny, laid-back Southern California was made for music festivals, and Los Angeles hosts some of the best rock, jazz, hip hop, EDM and reggae parties around. From street parties and desert blow-outs to psychedelic dance events and outdoor performances, Los Angeles music festivals offer a chance to let loose, live it up and celebrate the city's rich artistic offerings.

Nocturnal

Dare to brave the enchanted realm of Nocturnal Wonderland, a three-day dance wild-out and music festival http://www.nocturnalwonderland.com/

FYF Festival

For two days over the summer, Downtown L.A.'s State Historic Park is turned into a paradise for music junkies.

Low End Theory Festival

The Low End Theory Festival is the first-ever two-day party hosted by the influential club night that spawned the Los Angeles beat movement.

HARD Summer

A two-day dance party in the middle of downtown LA, HARD Summer features four stages of rock and EDM.

Playboy Jazz Festival

Taking place at the Hollywood Bowl every summer, the Playboy Jazz Festival is a fun event founded by Hugh Hefner.

Ink-n-Iron

Celebrate tattoos, hot rods & 50s fashion at the Ink-N-Iron Kustom Culture Festival this June in Long Beach

Make Music Pasadena

Explore a dynamic selection of live performances spread across 35 different stages at Make Music Pasadena.

Coachella

Coachella, an epic music festival and arts showcase that takes place east of LA over two weekends in April every year.

Festival Supreme

Festival Supreme is an all-day comedy and music festival at the Shrine Expo, with three stages of performers including the Workaholics, Margaret Cho and Cheech & Chong.

Culture Collide

Experience the hottest music from around the globe at LA's Culture Collide festival, a celebration of music and art.

Supersonico

Supersonico: A Cultural Happening is a multi-lingual, multi-stage, multi-genre, festival taking place at the legendary Shrine Auditorium on Saturday, October 11.

Way Over Yonder Folk Festival

Way Over Yonder is a folk music festival that takes place at the world-famous Santa Monica Pier.

Make The Music GO Bang! Festival

Make The Music Go BANG! Festival is an all-day, all-ages indoor/outdoor showcase of rockabilly, rock and roll, punk and roots music at The Observatory, Santa Ana.

Sunset Strip Music Festival

For one weekend, the SSMF closes down the section of Sunset Blvd affectionately known to music lovers as "The Strip."

Mad Decent Block Party

The Mad Decent Block Party pummels downtown LA with dance music during an all-day party and summer festival.

Made in America Festival

Made in America Festival will pack downtown Los Angeles' Grand Park with the sounds of hip hop, rock, EDM, pop and R&B.

Berserktown Festival

Berserktown Festival is a three-day, all-ages punk and hardcore music festival at Los Globos.

Echo Park Rising

Echo Park Rising is a free three-day music festival with art, fun and food taking place in various Echo Park venues.

Long Beach Jazz Festival

Long Beach Jazz Festival is a two-day party in an incredible outdoor setting with a premium selection of food, wine and art.

FIGat7th

FIGat7th Downtown Festival is a series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday night this summer with pop, rock, jazz, soul and alternative music.

Eagle Rock Music Festival

Every October the Eagle Rock Music Festival presents LA with a free, all-day street party with multiple stages of sound.

H2O

Hip hop, Latin and rock come together at H20 Music Festival in downtown Los Angeles.

Jubilee Music Festival

Jubilee Music Festival is an annual 2-day sampling of emerging and touring musicians, authors, and comedians.

UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival

Get in touch with jam and reggae roots Memorial Day weekend at the UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest.

California Dreaming Festival

Head to Circus Disco on the Sunday night before Memorial Day for a fun dance party with a crowd ready to rave.

Fiesta Hermosa

A festival with music, arts, fair food, and fun make up fiesta Hermosa, located on the popular Pier Ave in Hermosa Beach.

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