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In a festival-heavy market, Echo Park Rising has thrived while its peers have downsized

Echo Park Rising began six years ago as a hail-mary pass to salvage another free music festival. After the popular Sunset Junction fest in Silver Lake collapsed at the last minute in 2011, the concert promoter Spaceland Presents cobbled together a scrappy, free festival of mostly local acts. It...
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