5th Annual Fuck Yeah Fest and Scavenger Hunt Schedule
The Fuck Yeah Fest, curated by Sean Carlson and Keith Morris has definitely had its troubles this year. The original financial backer pulled out just days before plans to announce the line up, and there was that little incident at the Hollywood Bowl. But the show must go on!
Doors open today at 2:30. There are four event locations, but they are all within a few blocks of each other. The entry fee will get you a map and a wristband for entry into all locations. It is an all ages event.
The Echo will be featuring Abe Vigoda, paint it Black, Witch Hats and a score of other bands. Dennis Owens from Good Foot will be DJ-ing. Downstairs at the Echoplex (which thankfully you can enter through the Echo. Screw those stairs under the bridge) Negative Approach, Japanther and Mannequin Men will be among bands rocking your ass off. Dublab Soundsystem will be DJ-ing. The Fuck Yeah Fest Annex (next to the Echo) will be featuring Anavan, Silver Ghost and War Tapes, among others. Rusty Lazar will be DJ-ing. The Rec Center (On Logan and Sunset) will feature Comedy Show and the rad folk-rock of David Dondero. Don't miss him at 5:50 because you never know when he will come around again - he travels the earth like Kwai Chang Caine.
A scavenger Hunt will be held Sunday, with sign-ups starting at 1pm at the North side of Echo Park Lake and culminating with a performance by Dan Deacon and Kyle Mabson plus a secret headliner - see details after the jump.
F YEAH FEST 5 - DAY ONE - SATURDAY, AUGUST 30th
Doors for the festival will be 2:30pm and the first band will start at 3:15pm.
Tickets at the door will be $20.
The Entrance for F Yeah Fest is at the EchoPlex, which is located at 1154 Glendale Blvd. The cost of entry gets you a wrist band into all 4 of the locations. Check out The Map.
On-site you will be able to pick up a schedule with a map of all the locations (everything is right next to one another)
The Echo - 1822 Sunset Blvd.:
Monotonix: 11:45pm -
Crystal Antlers 11:00pm - 11:30pm
Ladyhawk: 10:15pm - 10:45pm -
Two Gallants: 9:20pm - 9:40pm -
David Vandervelde: 8:35pm - 9:05pm -
The Strange Boys: 7:55pm - 8:25pm
Abe Vigoda: 7:05pm - 7:35pm
Trash Talk: 6:25pm - 6:50pm -
Paint it Black: 5:45pm - 6:10pm -
Underground Railroad / Off With Their Heads: 4:35pm - 5:25pm
Nodzzz: 3:55pm - 4:20pm
Witch Hats: 3:15pm - 3:40pm
Dennis Owens from Good Foot will be djing all night in The Echo.
EchoPlex - 1154 Glendale Blvd. (Can enter through The Echo):
No Age: 11:45pm
Matt & Kim: 10:55pm - 11:30pm -
Glass Candy: 9:55pm - 10:35pm
High Places: 9:10pm - 9:40pm
Negative Approach: 8:20pm - 8:55pm
Fucked Up: 7:30pm - 8:05pm
Japanther: 6:45pm - 7:15pm
Mika Miko: 6:05pm - 6:30pm
Past Lives (ex Blood Brothers): 5:15pm - 5:45pm
The Mae Shi: 4:35pm - 5:00pm
Mannequin Men: 3:55pm - 4:20pm
Graham Forest: 3:15pm - 3:40pm
Note: One of our favorite groups, Brother Reade will be performing some jams between bands later in the night.
Dublab Soundsystem will be DJing in the EchoPlex
F Yeah Fest Annex (Next to The Echo):
Rumpspringa: 9:45pm -
Anavan: 9:05pm - 9:30pm
Preacher & the Knife: 8:15pm - 8:45pm
Silver Ghost: 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Triumph of Lethargy Skinned Alive to Death: 6:40pm - 7:10pm
60 Watt Kid: 5:55pm - 6:20pm
Best Fwends: 5:10pm - 5:35pm
Halloween Swim Team: 4:30pm - 4:55pm
War Tapes: 3:50pm - 4:15pm
Rusty Lazar from New Orleans will be spinning some jams between bands.
Rec Center - The corner of Logan & Sunset - 1161 Logan. (2 blocks from The Echo):
Comedy show featuring Bob Odenkirk, Jeff Garlin, Josh Fadem, Matt Dwyer, Jonah Ray and hosted by Andy Daly: 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Frank Fairfield: 8:30pm - 8:55pm
Michael Runion: 7:45pm - 8:15pm
Comedy show featuring Matt Besser, Matt Braunger, Natasha Leggero, Jarrett Grode, Kyle Kinane and hosted by Brody Stevens: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
David Dondero: 5:50pm - 6:25pm
Tod Adrian Wisenbaker: 5:10pm - 5:35pm
Dimitri Coates: 4:30pm - 4:55pm
Check the Fuck Yeah Fest site later today for more information.
F YEAH FEST 5 - DAY TWO - SUNDAY, AUGUST 31st
The LA Scavenger Hunt:
Sign ups for the Hunt will begin at 1:00pm at the North side of the Echo Park Lake.
At 2:00pm the list for the hunt will be passed out.
The hunt will run until 7:00pm and will end at 1269 E. 6th St, in downtown LA.
There Dan Deacon will be performing with Kyle Mabson.
If you aren't a part of the hunt it's a $9 cover. If you are a part of the hunt it's a $6 donation.
We will count everything up on site.
We will also be giving out tons of gifts to everyone a part of the hunt on site.
LA SCAVENGER HUNT: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Dan Deacon & Kyle Mabson: 8:00pm
Polvo, Trans Am & the Drones: 8:00pm at the Echo Plex.
Secret Headliner, Paint it Black + more @ 6th St Warehouse at 10:00pm $8
If you have any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artwork courtesy of Fuck Yeah Fest website