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A Huge 4-Day Music And Arts Festival Is Taking Over Hollywood This Week

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Amoeba Music, one of the 'Only In Hollywood' venues (Photo by Jonathan Alcorn via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
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Dozens of local bands, performers and artists will be featured at free and ticketed events throughout Hollywood as part of a massive neighborhood festival.

The inaugural Only In Hollywood Music + Arts Festival kicks off this Thursday, Nov. 5 and runs to Sunday, Nov. 8. It will feature live performances at multiple venues, along with five pop-up art galleries. The festival will feature a range of rising and established talent, and include music, comedy, theater, dance, art, movie screenings and more. While some of the festival events require tickets, many are free and with the purchase of a $1 festival button, you can get discounts at local bars, restaurants and shops, as well as deals on parking.

Some of the participating venues include the Hollywood Palladium, Amoeba Music, Second City, The Fonda Theater and Saint Felix. There will be music from bands like the French Cassettes, Island Apollo, and Fall of Troy, and tons more, along with DJs spinning throughout the weekend. Catch comedy shows at venues like iO West and Second City and art at the Co-Lab Pop Up Gallery and The Taft Building Pop Up Gallery. There's bound to be something for everyone.

Rooftop Film Club will also be showing a final week of outdoor movies on the roof of The Montalbãn Theatre as part of the festival. The line-up includes Hollywood classics like Breakfast At Tiffany's, Casablanca, Some Like It Hot, and particularly appropriate to the festival, Sunset Boulevard. Tickets and more info for the screenings can be found here.

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To purchase festival buttons, order event tickets and learn more about performers and venue, check the official Only In Hollywood website.