The three-day festival focusing on the best of L.A.’s music, food and film scenes, will take place November 10-12 in the downtown historic core across four venues: the Theatre at the Ace Hotel, the Los Angeles Theatre, the Orpheum Theatre and the Palace Theatre.
Badu will play at the Orpheum, while Hancock will jam at the Ace. They top a music lineup that includes Flying Lotus, Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin, Nick Hakim, Julie Byrne and John Carroll Kirby.
Additional performers include Kamasi Washington, Marc Rebillet, Sudan Archives, Fred Armisen, Lonnie Holley, Aja Monet, Pauli the PSM, Novena Carmel, Shabazz Palaces, Yrsa Daley-Ward, The Josh Craig, Acyde, Siobhan Bell, Kilo Kish, Salami Rose Joe Louis, Def Rain and Feels Like Floating.
In addition to the music, fest highlights include Marketplace on Main, featuring chefs and vendors from across L.A. in a 50,000-square-foot outdoor dining plaza, along with a bar program, DJ performances by Questlove and Novena Carmel, a live performance by Washington, and a closing party with the Do-Over.
Bazaar on Broadway will debut showcasing Black Market Flea, highlighting business and creatives in the Black community, as well as vinyl and hi-fi house In Sheep’s Clothing.
LA3C’s film programming will be presented this year by Women Under the Influence.
Tickets to the all-ages fest are $75 and go on sale Friday, with a portion of sales benefiting LA3C’s nonprofit partner the Los Angeles Community Action Network.
LA3C is run by Penske Media Corporation, Deadline’s parent company.