Photo Credit: Emily Johnson/Catalyst, The Ways We Love and The Ways We Love Better – Monumental Movement Toward Being Future Being(s). Performance view, Socrates Sculpture Park, 2020. Photo by Scott Lynch.

Tickets on sale June 1st

Choose Your Ticket Price

We can’t wait to welcome you to outdoor performances this year! To make this summer accessible to all, you can choose your ticket price – $20 or $5. If you are able, please consider a full price $20 ticket. If that’s not an option for you, please purchase a $5 ticket. We know that these are challenging times, and art is meant to be accessible to all audiences.

BDF @ HOME – the virtual festival!

Join us for online artist talks and special online performance from the comfort of your home! Choose your price for online performances, $20 or $5. Performances will be streamed on YouTube.

All artist talks are free.

Tickets on Sale June 1st
Covid-19 Audience Protocols

2021 Live Performances

a canary torsi

Performance | Portrait

Wed-Sat | July 14-31 | 12-6PM

L/A Arts Gallery

Emily Johnson/Catalyst

Processions Toward, Being Future Being

Sat & Sun | July 17 & 18 | 6pm


Mon | July 19 | 6PM

Simard Payne Park Amphitheater

Primo Cubano

In Concert

Mon | July 26 | 6pm

Simard Payne Park Amphitheater

Vanessa Anspaugh

Funerals for the Ocean

Fri & Sat | July 30 & 31 | 6pm

Simard Payne Park

Janessa Clark


Thurs-Sat | July 29-31 | 8pm

Schaeffer Theater Parking Lot

BDF @ HOME Online Performances

Wed| July 21 | 7:30PM


Delfos Danza Contemporánea (MX)

in collaboration with

anatomy zero (US)


Fri & Sat| July 23 & 24 | 7:30PM


Wed | July  28 | 7:30PM