The inaugural Festival M.A.R.S. (Music & Arts ReSound) will take place Friday, April 14 through Sunday, April 23 in Downtown Los Angeles at Angel City Brewery and Art Share L.A. Tickets are on sale now at festivalmars.com, with many events being available for free (details below). 

This new 10-day festival will expand audience’s imaginations via never-before-seen pairings of music, art, fashion and dance. The festival’s programming features performances from over 35 local and internationally established contemporary musicians (ensembles, composers, and experimental bands) and artists(performance and visual).

Festival headliners include the Los Angeles-based Kaleidoscope Chamber OrchestraInternational Contemporary Ensemble (making their only local appearance of the year), composer/performer collective Ensemble Pamplemousse, and the newly-formed M.A.R.S. Collective (a fluid ensemble consisting of local contemporary musicians showcasing a style of new music specific to Los Angeles and the festival). Full list of artists confirmed below.

In addition, the festival will host M.A.R.S. Arts Week, offering eight-days of free events, featuring daily installations and activities curated by art critic Shana Nys Dambrot. For the day-by-day programming and list of artists participating, visit: http://conta.cc/2o5JQFR.

The line-up for Festival M.A.R.S. 2017 here:

Ensembles

Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra

M.A.R.S. Collective

International Contemporary Ensemble

Ensemble Pamplemousse

Composers

Jorge Sánchez Chiong

Katharina Rosenberger

Saad Haddad

Charles Peck

Alyssa Weinberg

Clemens Gadenstätter

Chaya Czernowin

Salvatore Sciarrino

Ashley Fure

Stefan Prins

Alexander Schubert

Natacha Diels

David Broome

Andrew Greenwald

Jessie Marino

Wen Liu

Performance/Visual Artists

Tiffany Trenda

Victor Wilde

Jay Mark Johnson

Amy Kaps

Daniel Leighton

Dosshaus

Jennifer Vanderpool

Jesse Gilbert

Joe Rubinstein

Kio Griffith

Kristine Schomaker

Ned&Shiva Productions

Osceola Refetoff

Pearl C. Hsiung

Bryan Jacobs

Thomas Sturm

Experimental Bands

Thumpasaurus

Korduroy

Individual show passes with complimentary parking are available for $30 per person ($10 for students). In addition, a variety of ticketing and VIP packages are available -- ranging from $50-$250 per person -- that include perks, such as access to artist rehearsals, participation in exclusive artist gatherings and after parties, VIP Meet & Greets, and personalized gifts from the M.A.R.S. team and artists. For tickets and more info, visit festivalmars.com and connect @festivalmars on Facebook,Twitter and Instagram.

For tickets and more info, visit festivalmars.com and follow @festivalmars on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for updates and sneak peeks on the festival’s artists and individual projects.

Venues:

Angel City Brewery
216 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Monday – Thursday, 4pm-1am

Friday, 4pm-2am

Saturday, 12pm-2am

Sunday, 12pm-1am

Art Share L.A.
801 E. 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Wednesday - Sunday, 1-6pm