The Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) has confirmed a lineup of more than 40 artists scheduled to perform at the first-ever street festival on The Sunset Strip. The Saturday, Sept. 12 daylong event starts at 2 p.m. and will include live performances on outdoor stages as well as shows within the street closure at the Key Club, The Roxy Theatre, Cat Club and Whisky A Go-Go.
The more than 40 bands confirmed to perform include:
Shiny Toy Guns
Iglu & Hartly
Super Mash Bros.
The Tender Box
The Irish Goodbye
Motor Gun Hotel
Vains of Jenna
Lonely Drunks Club
Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com/ssmf) for $39.50. An exceptional price given the range and amount of talent taking The Sunset Strip for the street festival.
In addition to live performances throughout the day, the festival will include an artist signing tent, beer garden, a “Taste of The Sunset Strip” food vendor area, and unique experiences. Additionally, businesses along The Sunset Strip are offering festival-goers deals and specials on shopping and dining.
“Our goal was to keep the ticket price as reasonable as possible for attendees while maintaining a full day of music and entertainment from top talent and emerging artists,” noted SSMF Executive Director Todd Steadman. “The street festival is a celebration of The Sunset Strip.”
The street festival will take place on The Sunset Strip between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard from 2-9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12.
Additional artists confirmed to perform during the Sunset Strip Music Festival on Friday, Sept. 11 include TALIB KWELI at Key Club, AUGUSTANA at The Roxy Theatre, GLAY at House of Blues, LED ZEP at Cat Club and WILD CHILD at Whisky A Go-Go. Artists performing on Saturday, Sept. 12 post-street festival in the clubs include ACE FREHLEY at Viper Room, B REAL at Whisky A Go-Go and GLAY at House of Blues. Tickets for these shows are sold individually and range from $20-$35+. Two-day and VIP three-day passes are also available.
SSMF kicks off Thursday, Sept. 10 at the House of Blues with a tribute to OZZY OSBOURNE featuring a performance by Camp Freddy. The tribute to Osbourne unofficially began on Thursday, Aug. 20, with the unveiling of a large, 6,500-square-foot wall spanning the side of the 9000 building on Sunset Boulevard.
SSMF is sponsored by Virgin America, V Australia, 98.7 FM, Jack Daniel’s, Miller Lite, Ticketmaster, Whole Foods West Hollywood, LA Weekly, Signature Creative, City of West Hollywood, West Hollywood MVB, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and the Andaz West Hollywood.
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