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Under a traditional big top

Performing in the round at Los Angeles State Historic Park

An Eclectic mix of Artists, Performers, A Public Farmer's Market, Late Night Happenings and more!

Edward Sharpe’s Big Top Dream

“We have been working on a film to show you all what the Big Top was all about. We would like to thank everyone who …

Vendors at Big Top

AFTER PARTY DRINK: Afterparty is PREMIUM HYDRATION to help you rehydrate, revitalize, and recover ANYTIME. Your body works hard for you. Caffeine-free, feel-good formula with vitamins, electrolyes, …

Outdoor Stage at Big Top

My Hawaii: What happens when you put five inventive musicians in a studio, add an eclectic mix of instruments and stir? You get My Hawaii, a …

The Rudy Bushy Show

A funky fresh puppet talk show starring Rudy Bushy, a hair-obsessed little man with a huge personality.  If Pee-Wee Herman and David Letterman were to …

Gwendolyn and The Good Time Gang

The critically acclaimed debut children’s CD, “GWENDOLYN AND THE GOOD TIME GANG”won Los Angeles based songwriter Gwendolyn Sanford an ever-widening base of young fans (and their …

Frank Fairfield

Frank Fairfield will perform at Big Top’s Saturday show. Website Facebook  

Cleo Viper

Cleo Viper started to do Burlesque as soon as she found out there was a way to take off her clothes on a stage, blinking …

Chris Trew

Chris Trew is a nationally touring comedian, rapper, actor, improv teacher and professional wrestling manager. He’s performed at tons of comedy festivals and is a …

Fool’s Gold

Fool’s Gold will perform at Big Top’s Thursday show. Website Facebook Twitter: @FoolsGoldLA

Scott Land Marionettes

Scott Land is a puppeteer at the top of his game. His seasoned performing skills are on display in nearly every scene of Paramount Pictures’ Team …

Nora and Crash on KCBS

Check out Nora Kirkpatrick and Crash from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros on KCBS talking about Big Top here.

Nora Kirkpatrick in Refinery 29

“It is going to be an incredible adventure. Overstimulation is an understatement. We’ll have everything from dancers, clowns, acrobats, magicians, performance artists, interactive art installations, …

Song Requests

People – you know how i often ask you during a show what you want to hear? Well, for Big Top I’d like to ask you …

John Michael Andersson

You can watch John Michael Andersson perform in the Big Top Bazaar bar tent from October 17th through October 20th. Facebook Twitter Soundcloud

Big Top Bazaar

Click the headline above to see all of the artists, vendors, and performers.

Crash’s Interview with The Oracle

The Oracle: Can you tell me about your upcoming festival? Crash: The Big Top is an opportunity for us to invite more bands and more acts that …

Henry Wolfe

Henry Wolfe will be performing Friday night of Big Top. Facebook Twitter: @hank_wolfe

“My Favorite Band Is More Than ‘Just A Band’”

“A spiritual experience. It wasn’t quite what I was actively searching for, but it was a hidden desire, buried deep underneath layers of post-middle school …

Rocco DeLuca

A new record is set to be released with 429 Records. I have been in congregation with the homeless, the thriving, the mountains, witches, warlocks, …

Kristina Nekyia

Erupting from the molten core of California’s arts inferno, Kristina Nekyia burns bright across the star-studded skies of stage and screen. Showgrrrl, belly dancer, circus contortion dancer, …

Circus-esque show follows ‘Magnetic Zeros’ new album

“After graduating from UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television in 2007, Nora Kirkpatrick dove right into the two aspects of Hollywood she is most …

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Get Intimate With Big Top Fest

“In 2007, when he founded Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros with fellow singer Jade Castrinos, Alex Ebert had no desire to tour in a …

The Dance Cartel

The Dance Cartel is after a new brand of dance experience. Taking note of a dance world that often suffers from anemia and esotericism, the …

Mr. Balloon Man

During childhood, Mr. Balloon Man dreamed of traveling the globe exploring different cultures, communicating and entertaining with his talents. To do so he decided to …

Cassorla

Cassorla comes from years on tour listening to Plastic Ono Band and making Microsoft paint videos in the back of the van. Cassorla comes from the …

Christopher Wonder

Christopher Wonder lives and works as a fulltime magician, designing elegant, controlled, chaotic disasters that unfold beauty before disbelieving eyes. Tattooed and victorian, grotesque and …

Torque Method

Torque Method is a group of high-energy athletes, artists and performers, committed to pushing the boundaries of what live performance can be! The team is …

Lucent Dossier

“Creativity is at the core of our nature, yet in the course of our lives our creative desires are lost in the abyss of ‘impossible …

Aaron Embry

After 3 years as the piano player for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Aaron Embry finally found the voice for which he’d been searching. His …

Saturday Show Is Sold Out!

Saturday’s show with Torque Method, Christopher Wonder, Scott Land Marionettes, Lucent Dossier, Cassorla, Frankie Fairfield, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is completely sold …

More Performers Announced

All shows: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Lucent Dossier, Scott Land Marionettes, Torque Method, Christopher Wonder Thursday, October 17th: Fool’s Gold, Chris Trew comedy, Kristina Nekyia Friday, October 18th: …

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The festivities will take place under a traditional Big Top and include an intimate headlining performance in the round by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, a unique farmer’s market, beer gardens, late night happenings, and performances by an eclectic mix of musicians, vaudeville comedy, contortionists, acrobats, puppetry, and interactive performance art.

 

“These days a band is a fast machine, cramming in dates, cutting fat, making the most money it can. Far gone are the ancient days of the traveling troubadours, lingering in towns, meeting the people, entertaining for days,” said the band’s Alex Ebert. “If you tour, or you have been to a ‘professional’ show, you may have had the sense that something is missing from the experience...And so, here comes the idea of Big Top - a one-off experiment in reaching for a more colorful, soulful, way to tour.”

 

Big Top will continue the band’s tradition of curating a uniquely interactive experience for fans. Continuous entertainment and activities will transform a single location into distinct yet equally captivating environments by day and night. The outdoor space surrounding the tent will offer a carnival like setting with a farmer’s market, avant-garde performances, and games as well as local vendors, artisans, and charities. Within the tent, 360 degree tiered seating will allow for intimate performances in the round. During the day, selected films and visual art installations as chosen by the band will be highlighted. At night the tent will present an eclectic mix of featured artists to perform, entertain, and inspire. Ultimately, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros will take the stage surrounded by fans on all sides to bring this fantastical adventure to fruition.

Ages:
Big Top is an all ages event.

 

Hours:
Thursday October 17th- Saturday 19th
Gates: 4 PM
BIG TOP will open at 7 PM

 

Sunday October 20th
Gates: 10 AM
BIG TOP (matinee) will open at 11 AM
BIG TOP (evening) will open at 7 PM

 

Parking:
When parking on the street, please be sure to read signs carefully. There will be onsite parking for a fee.

 

Los Angeles State Historic Park: 1245 N. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA

Getting Here:
BY TRAIN
METRO GOLD LINE (Pasadena – East LA): Attendees can take the Gold Line to Chinatown Station (901 N Spring St, Los Angeles 90012) and then walk across the street to the festival entrance.
METRO RED LINE (Downtown, Los Feliz, Hollywood, North Hollywood), PURPLE LINE (Downtown – Koreatown), BLUE LINE (Long Beach) & EXPO LINE (Culver City, USC): Attendees can take the Red or Purple Lines to Union Station, which is an 8 minute walk along Alameda to the festival entrance, or connect with the Gold Line to Chinatown Station for a closer walk. Attendees from the Blue or Expo Lines can connect with the Red or Purple Lines at 7th St/Metro Center to get to Union Station.
METRO GREEN LINE (Norwalk – Redondo Beach), ORANGE LINE (San Fernando Valley) & SILVER LINE (El Monte – South Bay): Attendees from the Green Line can connect with the Blue Line at Willowbrook to get to 7th St/Metro Center, then connect with the Red or Purple Lines to get to Union Station. Attendees from the Orange Line can connect with the Red Line at North Hollywood to get to Union Station. Attendees can also take the Silver Line to Union Station (El Monte Busway and Alameda).
BY BUS
The park is served by nearby Metro Bus lines 2, 4, 33, 40, 45, 68, 70, 71, 76, 78, 79, 81, 83, 84, 90, 91, 94, 96, 704, 733, 745, 770 & Silver Line.
BY CARPOOL
Carpooling is  encouraged. This greatly streamlines traffic and parking, not to mention reducing harmful exhaust emissions and saving money on gas.
BY TAXI
Taxi Drop Off is located at the intersection of Alameda Street and Alpine Street in Chinatown.

Questions, Comments, Concerns: info@newcommunitymgmt.com

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