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FYF Fest — Los Angeles, August 27-28, 2016

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Los Angeles, August 27-28, 2016
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FYF Fest 2018 Cancelled

Los Angeles Festival’s 2018 Event Reportedly Shuttered Due to Low Ticket Sales

May 07, 2018

FYF Fest only announced its 2018 lineup a little over a month ago and the Los Angeles festival wasn’t scheduled the take place for another two and a half months, but now the organizers have opted to cancel the event. More

FYF Fest 2018 Lineup: My Bloody Valentine, St. Vincent, Florence and the Machine, and More

Janet Jackson, The xx, Car Seat Headrest, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Lucy Dacus, Mount Kimbie, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, The Breeders, U.S. Girls, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Others Set for 15th Anniversary

Mar 30, 2018

FYF Fest has announced its 2018 lineup. The event is due to take place July 21 and 22 at Los Angeles’ Exposition Park. The headliners are Florence and the Machine and Janet Jackson. More

FYF Fest 2017 Lineup: Frank Ocean, Björk, Nine Inch Nails, Missy Elliott, Angel Olsen, and More

Grandaddy, Run the Jewels, Perfume Genius, MGMT, Iggy Pop, Slowdive, Little Dragon, Solange, The Drums, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest in July

Mar 21, 2017

FYF Fest has announced its 2017 lineup. The event is due to take place July 21 to 23 at Los Angeles’ Exposition Park. The headliners are Nine Inch Nails, Frank Ocean, Missy Elliott (her only 2017 show), and Björk. More

FYF Fest 2016 Lineup: LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Air, Beach House, Grimes, Hot Chip, and More

Father John Misty, Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones, Wolf Parade, Ty Segall, DIIV, Wild Nothing, Julia Holter, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest in Au

Mar 29, 2016

FYF Fest has announced its 2016 lineup and it’s another impressive one. The event is due to take place August 27 and 28 at LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park. Saturday will be headlined by Kendrick Lamar and Tame Impala and Sunday will be headlined by LCD Soundsystem (who seem to be playing every festival this year) and Grace Jones. More

Check Out Photos From Day Two of FYF Fest

Last Weekend in Los Angeles, CA

Aug 28, 2015

Last weekend Los Angeles hosted FYF Festival. Check out Robert Redfield’s gallery of images from day two featuring Belle and Sebastian, D’Angelo, FKA twigs, Laura Marling,Lower Dens, Mac DeMarco, Morrissey, Solange, Toro Y Moi, Unknown Mortal Orchestra. More

Kanye West Replaces Frank Ocean as FYF Fest Headliner in Los Angeles This Saturday

Lineup Also Includes Morrissey, Spiritualized, The Jesus and Mary Chain, and More

Aug 20, 2015

FYF Fest has just announced that Frank Ocean is dropping out as the headliner for this Saturday night. But they’ve found one hell of a replacement: Kanye West. “Frank Ocean has decided on his own terms to cancel his appearance,” states a press release. More

FYF Fest 2015 Lineup to Feature Morrissey, Frank Ocean, Spiritualized, Deerhunter, Savages, and More

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Belle & Sebastian, Mac DeMarco, Purity Ring, Run the Jewels, FKA twigs, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest

May 06, 2015

FYF Fest has announced its 2015 lineup and it’s an impressive one. The event is due to take place August 22 and 23 at LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park and will be headlined by Morrissey and Frank Ocean. More

Aug 26, 2014

Check out Laura Studarus’ gallery of photos from day two of FYF Fest. More

FYF Fest Announces 2014 Line-up

The Strokes and Phoenix to Headline

May 16, 2014

This year’s FYF Fest has announced its official line-up of 2014 artists. More

FYF Fest Announces 2013 Line-up

Featuring My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and TV on the Radio

May 14, 2013

Returning to Los Angeles Historic Park for its tenth annual incarnation, FYF Fest has announced its 2013 line-up of artists. More


Jul 28, 2017

It may have taken 13 years, but it looks like the creators of FYF Fest have figured out the key to creating a memorable festival experience-diversity. FYF Fest 2017 proved once over that when festival organizers make a real effort to create a diverse and varied lineup that caters to people across the spectrum, everyone wins. More

Sep 08, 2016

FYF Fest is in its 13th year, and like most preteens it’s been going through some awkward growing pains. Transitioning from downtown’s State Historic Park to the Coliseum in 2014 was no small feat and that year had it’s fair share of hiccups (massive lines to enter the grounds, the indoor stage that quickly turned into a fire hazard, and the labyrinthine journey to get from one stage to the next, etc.). More

Aug 26, 2014

Kudos to the FYF organizers for mobilizing like a Rapid Response Unit. In response to the problems of Day One, they’ve instituted changes overnight. The entrance lines are shorter and attendees were reportedly given free water by way of apology for the long wait on Saturday. The price of water has been cut from $3 to $2. And the balconies inside the Los Angeles Sports Arena have been opened up to accommodate those unable to access the indoor shows for lack of room. More

Aug 25, 2014

Los Angelenos are accustomed to traffic, but not the foot kind. All the bread lines in communist Russia can’t compare to the queue clogging up the sidewalk perimeter of Exposition Park at the start of the 11th annual FYF Festival. (Keen observation by Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker: “‘FYF festival’ is a little redundant isn’t it, like ‘ATM machine.’”) More