Adult Swim Fest on the Green

The Challenge: Program a free, three-day outdoor music festival at San Diego Comic-Con for Adult Swim’s legendary activation “Adult Swim Fest on the Green”.

The AdHoc Solution: Bring both established and emerging musical talent that translates the brand’s medium-defying, off-kilter creativity and make it the highest attended year yet.

Photos courtesy of Adult Swim. Photos courtesy of Adult Swim.

AdHoc Projects programmed a diverse line-up of established and emerging artists that are true to [adult swim]’s brand, including Flying Lotus, SABA, Ginger Root, and more. Fans traveled cross-country to witness the live debut of rising artist Hemlocke Springs, which spurred an hours-long line for impromptu meet-and-greets.

AdHoc led a complicated talent advance process, implementing refined project management tactics and detailed road maps for the entire festival team. AdHoc and partners met all challenges head-on and executed this production on schedule.

As always, we prioritized clear communication with talent teams. All talent arrived on time, enjoyed an A-list quality backstage environment, and felt well taken care of.

Photos courtesy of Adult Swim. Photos courtesy of Adult Swim.
Photos courtesy of Adult Swim. Photos courtesy of Adult Swim.
Photos courtesy of Adult Swim. Photos courtesy of Adult Swim.
Photos courtesy of Adult Swim. Photos courtesy of Adult Swim.

“The team is very passionate about the music industry from years of experience. They were able to step right in and address any client and talent expectations.”

– Vanessa Palacios, Director of Production, Adult Swim

The results: the highest attendance numbers in the festival’s history at Comic-Con with over 11K fans in attendance.

Photos courtesy of Adult Swim. Photos courtesy of Adult Swim.

YEAR
July 2023

OUR ROLE
Music Programming, Show Advancing, Backstage Talent Management

TEAM/PROJECT CREDITS

Programming: Ric Leichtung
Producer: Rachael Pazdan
Talent Liaison: Caroline Vance

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