Art Share L.A. is bringing back The Comeback Fest, a community festival celebrating Los Angeles creatives through art, music, poetry, film and food!

This all-ages event will be FREE and open to the public.

About The Comeback Fest

Art Share L.A. provides accessible arts and cultural experiences for artists and the community. As part of our mission to connect emerging and underrepresented artists to the creative economy, this free community event will directly support a diverse range of artists, including:

•Two stages featuring bands, poets, dancers, and DJs

•40 vendors curated by Art Share L.A.

•Live painting and art activations

•Art Share L.A. Open Studios, and Gallery programming all day long

The Comeback Fest 2023

June 24, 2023 @ 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Locals Only

June 24, 2023 - July 29, 2023


Main Stage


Join us Saturday, June 24th for a community block party featuring music on the main stage by Jackie Mendoza,The Paranoias, Quinto Sol, Troy Five, and DJ Ar Qd2!

Emcee: Matthew Cuban


Art Share L.A. is curating over 40 artisan vendors who will set up shop along South Hewitt Street, stretching from Traction Avenue to E. 4th Place.

Art Activations

Live painting curated by Man One, featuring renowned artists including Ms. Yellow, Wenz Q, Revel2xl, Speker, Izinfinite, and Ely Lok, alongside other captivating art activations, generously supported by Raw Materials Art Supplies.


Also, don’t miss If these walls could talk, Graffiti Hall of Fame art installation curated by THE UTI CREW.


Indoor Stage

Our Indoor Theater Stage will feature DJ Jay Nephew, poetry by Beth May, Alyesha Wise along with a variety show by Planet Queer.

Emcee: Ashaki Jackson

Film Room

Catch a hall of fame presentation of surreal short films, part of the New Film Underground festival series curated by Take Your Medicine and Smile.

Main Gallery

Art Share L.A. is showcasing artists from our newly inaugurated Ellsworth Artist Residency Program in our Main Gallery! The exhibition entitled Artists in Residence: The Ellsworth Artist Residency Program will be on view June 24 – July 29, 2023.

Perimeter Gallery

In the Perimeter Gallery, Art Share L.A. tenants will showcase their work alongside Art Share L.A. volunteers and staff! The Art Share L.A. building is the only 100% affordable housing building in the Arts District. Since 2000, Art Share L.A. has provided 30 affordable housing units, helping to protect local artists against exorbitant rent increases caused by gentrification. We are committed to sustaining affordable housing and an inspiring place to create and build community.