Lykke Li’s all-female music competition YOLA FEST undergoes adjustments as a consequence of “manufacturing points”

Courtney Love (photograph by Philip Cosores), Lykke Li (photograph byHeather Kaplan), and Cat Energy (photograph by Eliot Lee Hazel)

Final month, Lykke Li introduced an all-female music competition known as YOLA FEST. Nonetheless, the summer season occasion has since undergone some adjustments as a consequence of “manufacturing points,” and now has a brand new identify, date, and lineup.

Re-dubbed YOLA DÍA, the music competition has been pushed again from its authentic June eighth date to August 18th. Charli XCX and Ambar Lucid are not on the up to date invoice, nonetheless, they’ve been changed by Sophie, Kelsey Lu, and Empress Of.

Cat Energy, Courtney Love & The Chateau Band, CupcakKe, Megan Thee Stallion, and Li are nonetheless onboard as initially deliberate. Love can be nonetheless anticipated to ship a uncommon acoustic set on the all-day occasion.

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“Change is inevitable and typically issues must crumble so higher issues can fall collectively. Resulting from conflicts and manufacturing points past our management, we are actually altering the date, altering the identify, however preserving all the nice vibes,” Li wrote on Twitter. “Extra coronary heart, extra ladies, extra summer season, extra meals, extra wine, extra mezcal.”

Going down at Los Angeles State Historic Park, YOLA DÍA is supposed to be “celebration of the humanities, tradition, and music by the ladies of in the present day,” per a press release. Its identify comes from and is offered by YOLA Mezcal, a mezcal model situated in Oaxaca, Mexico and based by Yola Jimenez, Gina Correll Aglietti, and Li. Run and staffed by ladies, the corporate is devoted to “growing the financial autonomy of the ladies of Oaxaca by offering them with regular work and truthful wages.”

Tickets are on sale now on the competition’s official web site, and all beforehand bought tickets might be honored. YOLA DÍA is partnering with PLUS1 to make sure that a portion of ticket proceeds profit The Downtown Ladies’s Middle in LA, which works to help and empower ladies experiencing homelessness.

Extra coronary heart, extra ladies, extra summer season, extra meals, extra wine, extra mezcal. August 18th couldn’t come quickly sufficient! Thanks to your flexibility. I like ya’ll @YolaDiaLA @yolamezcal –

— Lykke Li (@LykkeLi) Might 28, 2019

YOLA FEST, now named YOLA DÍA, might be shifting to eight/18 as a consequence of unexpected manufacturing points. The brand new line-up consists of @LykkeLi, @CATPOWER, @SOPHIEMSMSMSM, @Courtney & The Chateau Band, @theestallion, @IAmKelseyLu, @EmpressOf + @CupcakKe_rapper –

— YOLA DÍA (@YolaDiaLA) Might 28, 2019

In associated information, a press release notes that Li is presently engaged on a brand new EP, nonetheless unhappy nonetheless attractive, due for launch this summer season. The “assortment of latest music and remixes” follows so unhappy so attractive, one in every of our favourite albums of 2018.

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