With Labor Day in the rearview, we’ve has entered that strange timeframe where summer feels over, but fall still feels far away. Luckily, here in Los Angeles., it’s always party season. Whether you are looking to get lit or lounge by the pool, you know Loop Magazine always has a pulse on what’s going down in L.A..
From a highly-anticipated DJ performance to an epic tequila festival, check out our carefully curated list of what’s happening around town the week of Sept. 5-10.
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A festival this big has to kick off with a huge party! The Launch Party: the kickoff to the 7th annual L.A. Times Food Bowl, presented by City National Bank will take place at The Aster this Wednesday. Guests will enjoy an all-inclusive food and drink menu, featuring special guest chefs from Southeast Asia to right here in L.A., including Hau Fu Lee (Lunasia Dim Sum House), Jon Yao (Kato), Courtney Kaplan & Charles Namba (OTOTO, Tsubaki), Keith Corbin (Alta Adams) and more. Brought to you by Singapore Airlines.
When: Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m.
Where: The Aster, 1717 Vine St., Los Angeles
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Get ready to turn up as Ekali brings everything from bombastic trap bangers to downtempo euphoric melodies to Hollywood this Friday. The Canadian DJ/L.A. based producer—who has performed at a series of high-profile music festivals, such as Coachella, The Grass Is Greener and Shambala Festival—just released his most recent EP Alinea back in June.
When: Friday, Sept. 8 at 10 p.m.
Where: Academy LA, 6021 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles
You can’t spell tequila Without LA! The 5th Annual LA Tequila Festival is going down this Saturday, at LA Center Studios where attendees will get a chance to explore over 85 different award-winning premium tequila and mezcal brands. That’s almost 300 different tastes, sought-after gourmet food trucks, Live DJ sets and fun activities.
Soak up some Cali sun while playing a round of cornhole, giant Jenga, Connect Four, and much more. And don’t forget to take a pit stop at the boutique marketplace and indulge in life’s pleasantries one vendor at a time. This event has something for everyone: tequila enthusiasts, Tequila newcomers, and plain ol’ alcohol drinkers! This is a 21+ event only.
When: Saturday, Sept. 9 at 1:30 p.m.
Where: Los Angeles Center Studios, 450 S. Bixel St., Los Angeles
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Hosted by The Mac Miller Memoir, the 5th Annual Celebration of Mac will celebrate the spirit of the late rapper Mac Miller with special guest performers at popular nightclub Catch One.
When: Saturday, Sept. 9 at 10 p.m.
Where: Catch One, 4067 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles
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Labor Day may have passed but Party R Us is keeping those summer vibes alive with an epic pool party taking over on the rooftop at the SLS Beverly Hills. The Sunday Funday will feature music by TIEDYE & Friends, Awsumo, TMP007, Skemaddox, Twee, On Deck, and Maahez. There are also huge surprise guests confirmed who will be doing guest DJ sets.
With a “party for a purpose” mindset, a portion of the event proceeds will be used to purchase toys and hand deliver them to children in need across various organizations.
When: Sunday, Sept. 10 at 12 p.m.
Where: Vista Rooftop at the SLS Hotel, 465 La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles
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