The “Back To Our Roots” themed LA County Fair brought NEXTFEST – a multi-stage indie music festival inside the fair – featuring the next in emerging talent. NextFest emerging talent performances took place from all sound arenas every weekend of May, Fridays-Sundays during the Fair across 4 stages. Fair goers saw NextFest LA on The Lagoon Stage, The Farm Stage, The Plaza Stage and The Community Stage. Performers includes Mayer Hawthorne, The Boompap Kids & many more. For more info and to see the previous line up – visit nextfestla.com.
On Saturday May 7, 2022, MYX partnered with the NEXTFEST to curate an eclectic group of established & emerging talented artists of Filipino American heritage to perform at the NEXFEST MYXtape including AJ Rafael, Nieman, Larren Wong & Nievera alongside DJ sets by DJ KZA & Nico Blitz.
Watch LARRENWONG’s full performance below. The performance was shot by Brian Gomez & Riley Lattanza, edited by Brian Gomez.
LARRENWONG is a self-taught vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter from Union City, CA. The child of a Filipino immigrant mother and African-American father, Larren has a diverse, rich ethnic history. His grandfather, a big band jazz leader and flautist in the New York Philharmonic was an early musical role model for Larren, despite being hard to impress. He recently performed at the SOL BLUME R&B Music Festival and opened up for BLXST sold-out tour dates in the Bay Area. Kehlani recently mentioned him as an artist to watch during her Sway’s Universe interview on Sirius XM.
Watch LARRENWONG’s MYX Featured Artist Spotlight below: