Run The Jewels (Photo: Alex Rauch)

Adult Swim Festival Announces 24 New Music and Comedy Acts

Run The Jewels will headline the inaugural festival October 6-7

May 17, 2018

The inaugural Adult Swim Festival is taking place in Downtown Los Angeles October 6th and 7th. The initial announcement a few weeks back promised a Run The Jewels performance, and earlier today they revealed 24 additional live music and comedy acts!

Tickets (including payment plan options) go on sale Friday, May 18th at 9am via


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.

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 acts include: Big Freedia, BOSCO, Chad VanGaalen, Code Orange, Com Truise, Dan Deacon, DAWN, High On Fire, IDK, Julianna Barwick, Kitty, Shigeto, Sound Of Ceres, Thundercat, Unknown Hinson, Wavves, and Zola Jesus.

Comedy acts include Ahmed Bharoocha, Hannibal Buress, Jo Firestone, Jena Friedman, Joe Pera, Nick Rutherford, and On Cinema Live Featuring Dekkar & DKR.