In its third year, this festival was established with the aim of raising the profile of contemporary and experimental music in the city. This year, luminaries such as British string quartet, the Ligeti Quartet (pictured), and American pianist Romas Rosenkranz will be performing, as well as local singers and musicians. Various times and locations. Free admission for certain concerts—RSVP at www.hellhotfestival.org. Masterclasses, workshops and parties will be happening, too.