Adult Swim Festival Announces Additional Music and Comedy Acts

Thundercat, Hannibal Buress, Jena Friedman, Zola Jesus Join Run The Jewels

Debuting October 6-7th in Downtown Los Angeles, the first annual Adult Swim Festival has announced an additional 24 musical and comedy artists will join hip-hop powerhouse Run The Jewels for this one-of-a-kind fan experience. A cultural festival like no other, the weekend will feature all things Adult Swim with more headliners continuing to be announced leading up to the weekend. See new promo video here

Known for its unique brand of comedy and championing of emerging musical artists through their annual Singles program, Adult Swim fans will now be able to discover and experience those artists in person, dancing and laughing all weekend between two massive stages.

In addition to the musical and comedy acts, fans will get access to a massive marketplace that will include 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  
Julianna Barwick  
Sound Of Ceres  
Unknown Hinson  
Zola Jesus  

Pre-sale for Weekend Passes, Preview Night and Single Day Passes for fans ages 18+ begins now. Tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow, Friday May 18 at 9am PST/12pm EST.   Payment plans are also available, so fans can buy now and pay the rest later. Sign up to receive the latest news on festival activities, updated music line-ups and ticketing options at
Adult Swim adds this festival to its already successful line-up of live fan events which have included: Adult Swim on the Green, the Rickmobile tour and the Thrashtacular heavy metal concert series.

About Adult Swim
Adult Swim (, launched in 2001, is Turner’s network offering 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.

About Turner
Turner, a Time Warner company, is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology. Turner owns and operates some of the most valuable brands in the world, including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, ELEAGUE, FilmStruck, Great Big Story, HLN, iStreamPlanet, Super Deluxe, TBS, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), TNT, truTV and Turner Sports.


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