LA Arts and Country Music Festivals and Dine Week: What to Do in LA This Weekend


This weekend, enjoy an arts festival or attend one of the three country/folk/country-rock music festivals happening around Los Angeles. All weekend, you can visit the Superfine Art Fair at DTLA, or find yourself at Pasadena’s ArtNight on Friday or Beyond the Streets’ Print Bazaar art gallery and Getty Indigenous Peoples Day celebration on Saturday.

Tim McGraw will headline the Boots and Brews Festival on Friday night, Dustbowl Revival will play and host a lineup of folk and rock acts at the Sonic Boom Festival on Saturday, and Sunday will wrap up with Willie Nelson and his family at the Outlaw Music Festival. .


ArtNight Pasadena: Museums, galleries, concert halls and many more will open their doors to discover their art and their history. There will be free shuttles between stops, and food trucks along the promenade for supplies. Participating institutions include the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena City Hall and the USC Pacific Asian Museum.

Ben Williams Band at LACMA: As part of their Friday Night jazz series, the museum will host the Ben Williams Band for a free concert.

San Gabriel Dumpling and Beer Festival: The Valley is hosting a rotation of Oktoberfest with dumpling and beer vendors throughout the Mission District.

Pool party together: Help set the Guinness Book of World Records for the world’s largest water aerobics class.

Nightmare Before Christmas Fan event at El Capitan: Disney Imagineers and its affiliates will celebrate X Atencio’s legacy in the business.

Florence and the machine: The group will perform at the Hollywood Bowl.

Pierre Bourne: The rapper and producer will perform at the Wiltern.

Boots and beers: Tim McGraw is the headliner of this country music festival.

The job at LA Historical Park: Cinespia will host a screening of the ’90s cult classic at the park.

Atlantis Underground: Glamtech, Girl Online, Honeybear, Oliver Hartt and Brownskinhazel are all scheduled to tour this house music night at DTLA.


Printing bazaar: Beyond the Streets Art Gallery will host a book fair, flea market and zine festival celebrating printed artwork.

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day at the Getty: Families are invited to experience vegetable dye workshops, cooking demonstrations, a Kelly Caballero concert and more that celebrate Native American communities in Los Angeles.

Brown is beautiful Reading at Vroman: Children’s book illustrator Noor Sofi will read her book.

autumn festival: Get a free pumpkin to decorate, take family photos and eat in Santa Monica.

Sonic Boom Music Festival: Go to Agoura Hills to see this festival organized by Dustbowl Revival.

Taste of Soul Festival: Soul food, live music and games for the whole family in Baldwin Hills.

LAAPFF Hong Kong Generations of Cinema: At MOCA on Grand Ave., there will be screenings of Hong Kong Generations of Cinema short films, The Twilight Kiss and The heroic trio.

Derby Dolls Halloween Game: The roller derby tournament between the Junior Witches and Ghosts teams will face each other.

Are you scared of the dark? Reading and live performance: Bob Baker’s Puppet Theater will host a live reading of the pilot episode of Nickelodeon’s beloved 90s scary stories show. The cast includes Jonah Ray, Wil Wheaton and of course the puppets.

Lewis Black at the Orpheum: The comedian will perform.


KCRW and Gustavo’s Big Tortilla Tournament: Smorgasburg will host the Fuerte Four of tortilla makers to face the judgment to win the title of best tortilla.

Dia de Los Muertos: Arcade Lane in Pasadena will celebrate the Mexican holiday with live entertainment, including a mariachi band and traditional and folk dancing, lots of family-friendly activities, a craft market and an alterations exhibit.

blocktoberfest: In Culver City, Maple Block Meat Co. will host an Oktoberfest celebration with a beer garden featuring drafts from Three Weavers Brewing, Paperback Brewing and El Segundo Brewing, and of course tons of meats, sides and Block Meat Co. BBQ Popcorn .

Outlaw Music Festival: Willie Nelson & Family and the Avett Brothers are the headliners of this country-rock music festival.


Dine Week LA: From Friday, October 14 through October 28, Angelenos can explore a variety of participating restaurants offering specials for Dine Week LA.

Superfine Art Fair: Head to DTLA to find new art for your home.

FiGat7th Oktoberfest: With beers from SoCal breweries, live music and more, food and shopping destination DTLA celebrates Oktoberfest Munich style.

My Chemical Romance: The pop-punk group will perform at the Kia Forum.


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