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Sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

You’ve watched the baristas compete at Coffee Masters, indulged in a couple of Coffee Cocktails and checked out all of our amazing vendors... now it’s time to chill out and enjoy some live music.

The best acts from LA and beyond, spanning a variety of musical genres, will take to the main stage, courtesy of The Coffee Music Project, an international platform for emerging talent. 

2023 Programme coming soon! 

Check out our 2019 headliners and the Coffee Music Project finalists below.

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Coffee music project 2019 performers

Daisy Chute


Winner of Coffee Music Project London 2018 competition, Daisy Chute will be joined on stage by the talented Cerian. Not only is this fabulous duo a delight to listen to, they're the founders of "Heard Collective", a project which works to promote and support women in the music industry.

Erin Bowman

Hailing from New Jersey, Erin Bowman's recently released debut EP, "Apartment 101", gives enough pop to excite your ears, with credible lyrics to keep your mind intrigued. Fresh off a UK and US tour, she's excited to be bringing tracks from her EP, "Spilled Milk" to the Los Angeles Coffee Festival stage.


Before escaping to Los Angeles, the three Levenbirds brothers were growing up on a sugar-free, Turkish Bible ranch; they sang songs of peace and unity while washing their daily dishes. Today, this group makes incredible original retro-pop tunes. Come give them a listen!

Madeleine Mayi

As the The Coffee Music Project Los Angeles 2018 winner, Madeleine Mayi has spent the year playing shows in support of her most recent EP “SHY”. Upon her return from the London Coffee Festival, Madeleine completed a 35-date U.S. & Canadian tour and is currently in the studio working on her first full-length album, with an anticipated release in 2020.

MJ Ultra

LA based alternative-R&B artist and songwriter, MJ Ultra, will be hitting the LACF stage to promote his debut independent album, "Ocean Drive". His music has been featured in films and TV shows,  including Dancing With The Stars and America’s Got Talent, to name a few. He's currently gearing up to release his new single and video "Converse", aimed at raising mental health awareness and new EP, which is scheduled for release in 2020.


London-based soul and RnB singer-songwriter, Jnay, is known as "The Voice" on the live scene. Come watch his electrifying performances for yourself at LACF.

Auguste & Alden



This indie-rock power trio is known for lighting up the room with their unique sibling harmonies and electrifying stage presence. Growing up playing across the country, Auguste & Alden is composed of Auguste on lead vocal and bass, Alden on lead vocal and guitar, and Tyler Levander on drums.

Amanda McCarthy

Amanda McCarthy's original music infuses pop, country and rock, sprinkled with millennial snark and the heart of an old soul. Watch her perform her single "I Love Who You Are" off her latest album, "Road Trip", at The New York Coffee Festival. 


Coffee Music Project LA 2019 finalist 

Ronnie Russell, Zèbeka, 24, born and raised in Lansing, Michigan, is a multi-instrumentalist and singer whose influences include Stevie Wonder, Anita Baker, John Legend and Luther Vandross. Ronnie enjoys whistling in his spare time and practicing Holistic wellness. 


Karolina Rose



An alternative pop artist from New York, Karolina Rose's live performances are nothing short of captivating. This fall Karolina will be releasing two singles, "Greytopia" and "Objection", both tracks off her second EP. 

Nico Franc

LA-based independent soul artist & songwriter, Nico Franc has an impressive resume: he's sold out "The Hotel Cafe", opened up the Sundance Film Festival 2019 on the Acura Stage and has had songs placed in films and TV. Come and get a sneak peek of his debut album (set to release in early 2020) at LACF.

Lisa Ritchie

Based out of Los Angeles, Lisa Ritchie has garnered a significant reputation among the beach cities.  From residency gigs at 5 star resorts such as Terranea, to intimate songwriter showcases at The Hotel Cafe, to summer concert series and city fairs, she has continued to build a solid network of opportunities.  In 2015, she released her debut album (Expectations) in Ann Arbor MI.  Since then, she has released four singles and is currently working on releasing an album, while simultaneously gigging around LA.

Andi Kay
Coffee Music Project LA 2019 finalist 


Born and raised in the small town of Norton, Ohio, she grew up not only singing, but writing lyrics alongside the piano where she taught herself. She has released two singles and is finishing up her debut 13 track album. She's currently based out of Los Angeles.


Coffee Music Project LA 2019 finalist 


Soulful Los Angeles-based songstress, DYLLAN interplays edgy melodies, rich textures and intimate storytelling to create music that invites the listener into a world of unapologetic, raw emotion. Her music has been spun on NPR and featured in Billboard, Ladygunn, and EARMILK. Her next EP releases December 6th, 2019.

Freak fingers

Freak Fingers is an R&B soul, bedroom-pop duo consisting of two individuals who love the power of music. Andre Paolo Juan is a classically trained guitarist who knows just how to produce Joan Sullivan’s sultry vocal layerings and bopping bass lines to create something truly unique and heartfelt. 

Coffee Music Project LA 2019 finalist 


A songwriter and worship leader native to the South Bay of Los Angeles.  His sound encapsulates the SoCal soul/folk. His song "Sweet Time," previously charted on French pop radio, which was the catalyst for JC touring Europe for a few years.  With his feet firmly now in LA, come hear what he has to say! 


Lua and Sharon


Lua is a multidisciplinary artist (writer, composer, singer and actress). Daughter of the Brazilian writer & poet, Menezes y Morais, her life has always been centered on music and her greatest goal is to inspire others to pursue their dreams. Lua shares the stage with her daughter, Sharon, who is following in her mother's footsteps and bringing their amazing sound to LA.

Katie Ferrara
Coffee Music Project LA 2019 finalist 



Katie Ferrara is an alternative pop singer/songwriter from Los Angeles who writes honest and authentic music with an ethereal flair. She started her career as a busker on the streets of Burbank, CA and has traveled the world performing at international festivals in the UK, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and New Zealand. She currently is a regular performer at Universal CityWalk and the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood and her music can be heard on Season 5 of the Hallmark Television Show "Good Witch". 

Coffee Music Project LA 2019 finalist 

This somewhat seemly demure artist originally from Texas (residing now in LA), takes on a different persona on stage and likes to get spooky, a lil mad, but also glad.

Michael K 
Coffee Music Project LA 2019 finalist 

Michael K. A project of Kristin Michael Robinson, a singer/songwriter from Fort Worth, TX. Now based in Los Angeles, she is a Senior at the USC’s Thornton School of Music. Consistently using allusions to literature as a basis for her storytelling, she creates left-of-center music which she considers to be Folktronica. Her first single, Dorian Gray, has nearly 250,000 streams on Spotify. Along with her music, she also runs an artistdevelopment platform called (@Amplify.USC) to support and grow her artist community, posting about new releases, producing concerts, and creating video content. To Michael K., creating and supporting music as an art form is her true passion. 

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