NBC4 Meteorologist Shanna Mendiola to Host IDENTITY LA Music Festival on May 6 - NBC Southern California

NBC4 Meteorologist Shanna Mendiola to Host IDENTITY LA Music Festival on May 6



    Identity LA Music Festival Draws Crowd in Downtown Los Angeles

    The "Identity LA" music festival on Saturday, May 6, 2017, brought out thousands in celebration of Los Angeles' Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Festival hosts included NBC4's Shanna Mendiola. (Published Saturday, May 6, 2017)

    IDENTITY LA music festival celebrates Los Angeles’ Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the city’s vibrant Asian Pacific American (APA) community and will take place on May 6 from 5-10 p.m. at Grand Park. NBC4 Meteorologist Shanna Mendiola will host alongside Far East Movement Wong Fu Productions and the event features headline act the South Korean future R&B artist DEAN.   

    Presented by the City of Los Angeles, Councilmember David Ryu (CD 4) and International Secret Agents (ISA), IDENTITY LA high-energy music festival is a free and open-to-the-public concert featuring an evening of live performances by internationally renowned APA artists and entertainers, food trucks and more.

    Folk Pop group, Us the Duo, and special guest, producer/electronic music artist Giraffage will fill out the closing part of the concert. The rest of the evening will consist of a mix of hip-hop, R&B, and pop artists of Korean, Filipino, Taiwanese, Japanese, South Asian, and Pacific Islander heritage. These performances from fan-favorites, Starro (soulection), Year of the Ox, Kronika (soulection), Doctors&Engineers, and Dj Zo will celebrate APA’s dynamic culture in the heart of Los Angeles.

    Festival goers will have the exclusive opportunity to listen to these live, back-to-back performances at Grand Park. The festival will run from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. To RSVP and get more information, fans can visit http://isatv.com.

    For more information, visit http://apahm.lacity.org.

    About Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
    May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), a celebration of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) in the United States. For the last three decades, the City of Los Angeles has held a series of events throughout the month to highlight the significant contributions that APAs have made to the city's past, present and future.