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LA3C 2023 Lineup: Erykah Badu & Herbie Hancock to Headline

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Questlove, Robert Glasper, Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington, Terrace Martin, Marc Rebillet, Sudan Archives & more to Perform at the 3-day LA Festival Nov. 10-12

In an exciting announcement on Tuesday, LA3C revealed the lineup for its second year, featuring a star-studded roster of musicians and a delectable selection of food. The three-day, all-ages festival will take place in downtown Los Angeles from November 10th to 12th.

Headlining the festival will be the legendary Erykah Badu and Herbie Hancock, who will each perform intimate shows at the Orpheum Theatre and the Theatre at the Ace Hotel, respectively. Joining them at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel will be Flying Lotus, as well as LA jazz icons Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin. The Palace Theatre will showcase performances by Nick Hakim, Julie Byrne, and John Carroll Kirby.

The lineup also includes other notable performers such as Kamasi Washington, Marc Rebillet, Sudan Archives, Fred Armisen, Lonnie Holley, Aja Monet, Pauli the PSM, Novena Carmel, Shabazz Palaces, Yrsa Daley-Ward with The Josh Craig, Acyde, Siobhan Bell, Kilo Kish, Salami Rose Joe Louis, and Def Rain. Additionally, pop-up performances by Feels Like Floating will add an element of surprise and spontaneity to the festival.

The festival will not be limited to just the Orpheum, Ace, and Palace Theatres, as performances will also be held at the surrounding lots and the historic Los Angeles Theatre.

For more information about the festival, including details about additional music, food, and film events, attendees can visit the official LA3C website at Tickets will go on sale starting Friday, September 22nd at 9 a.m. PT.

The LA3C festival made its debut in December last year at the LA State Historic Park, featuring performances by artists such as Maluma, Lil Baby, Snoop Dogg, and Seventeen. The festival is presented by Penske Media Corporation, the parent company of Billboard.

With its impressive lineup and diverse range of musical talent, LA3C 2023 is set to be a must-attend event for music lovers and festival-goers alike.