Known as the “Festival of Northeast Los Angeles”, Lummis Day has become a signature community arts and music event in the neighborhoods of Northeast Los Angeles. It showcases the community’s considerable pool of musicians, poets, artists, dancers and restaurants and represents a kaleidoscope of ethnicities and cultural traditions.
The 9th ANNUAL LUMMIS DAY FESTIVAL occupies two historic locations in a corner of Northeast L.A.
Lummis Home, Charles Lummis' historic Arroyo Stone home located at200 East Avenue 43, Los Angeles. This site will feature poetry readings 11:00 am-noon,music and crafts, noon-5:00pm
AND Heritage Square Museum, eight historic structures that were saved from demolition on preserved on the museum site. Heritage Square Museum is located at3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles. This site will feature music, dance, art, theater and puppets, 12:30 pm-7:00 pm
The two locations are within easy walking distance of each other, or you can hop on the FREE shuttle that runs about every 15 minutes between Lummis Home, Heritage Square, and parking areas.
The music offered at this year’s event includes Cumbia, “post-punk glam indie rock opera,” meringue, gospel, classic 1930’s style big-band jazz dance, flamenco, Celtic acoustic music, rock, punk, folk and much more. Dancers represent salsa, tap, modern dance and folkloric styles. You can hear readings from broad range of award-winning poets, see works of abstract and figurative art, enjoy lively theater performances.
Sunday, June 1, 11am-7pm
ADMISSION IS FREE.