The Adult Swim Festival will make its debut in Downtown Los Angeles on October 6-7th with its trademark brand of humor and emerging musical acts. Along with hip-hop act Run the Jewels an additional 24 musical and comedy artists have been announced to appear.
Adult Swim fans will have access to two massive stages, featuring comedy and musical artists from the annual Singles program, providing live music, interactive gaming, exclusive merchandise, local food vendors and more. Artists joining the weekend line-up of live music and comedy acts include: Big Freedia, Ahmed Bharoocha, BOSCO, Hannibal Buress, Chad VanGaalen, Jo Firestone, Code Orange, Jena Friedman, Com Truise, Joe Pera, Dan Deacon, Nick Rutherford,DAWN, On Cinema Live Featuring Dekkar & DKR, High On Fire, IDK,Julianna Barwick, Kitty, Shigeto, Sound Of Ceres, Thundercat, Unknown Hinson, Wavves, and Zola Jesus.
This festival is added to Adult Swim’s prior successful line-up of live fan events which include: Adult Swim on the Green, the Rickmobile tour and the Thrashtacular heavy metal concert series.
Pre-sale for Weekend Passes, Preview Night and Single Day Passes for fans ages 18+ begins now. Tickets went on sale to the general public on Friday May 18. Sign up to receive the latest news on festival activities, updated music line-ups and ticketing options at AdultSwimFestival.com.
Adult Swim, which launched in 2001, is Turner Network’s offering of original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes.
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UPDATE (7/18): The Adult Swim Festival has announced additional musical performers to its inaugural 2018 lineup. Joining High on Fire, Run the Jewels and more are superstar acts like Mastodon, Neko Case, Flying Lotus, T-Pain and more. Check out the entire updated lineup below.