Archives For Sunset Strip Music Festival

The Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) is a not for profit festival created to promote, preserve, and perpetuate the legendary Sunset Strip music experience. Now in its sixth year, the festival has featured performances by established and rising artists including Ozzy Osbourne, Motley Crue, The Smashing Pumpkins, Slash featuring Fergie, The Offspring, Public Enemy, Bad Religion, Kid Cudi, LMFAO, Neon Trees, Matt & Kim, among many others. The festival has also raised significant charitable funds through ticket proceeds and sponsor partnerships that have benefitted music education programs, drug and alcohol treatment centers, and children’s cancer foundations.

smf

The festival takes over the legendary boulevard with over 50 bands! Two outdoor stages on Sunset between San Vicente and Doheny, performances in the venues, vendors, VIP rooftop lounge, VIP area in The Roxy, beer garden, autograph tent, and interactive experiences all day on The Strip.

20110820_a_night_panoramic

SSMF also includes a tribute event honoring those who have made an impact on The Sunset Strip. Previous honorees have included Lou Adler, Mario Maglieri, and Elmer Valentine (2008), who were instrumental in creating the live music scene on The Strip with the creation of The Roxy Theatre, Whisky A Go-Go, and Rainbow; iconic rocker Ozzy Osbourne (2009); legendary guitarist Slash (2010); bad-boys of the strip Motley Crüe (2011). This year the festival will honor Sunset Strip legends THE DOORS!
the-doors-jim-morrison-wallpaper

Linkin Park will headline the festival. Also performing:

  • Wale, Awolnation, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Logic, Asher Roth, Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh, Finch, Street Drum Corps, Warren G, Orgy, 7Lions, Hunter Valentine, Julien-K, Andy Clockwise, Egyptian Lover, Smile Empty Soul, Terraplane Sun, Stolen Babies, UpRooted,The Active Set, Sabrosa Purr, The Dreaming, Sad Robot, The Last Internationale, Battle Tapes, The Diamond Light, Girl on Fire, and Raheem Cohen.

LinkinParksongPics1nKiE5XXefjwSrM

The first ever Sunset Strip Music Festival took place in June 2008 on The Sunset Strip. Each year the festival has continues to grow – expanding from performances in the venues to an all-day street festival featuring outdoor stages and performances from more than 70 artists in the venues.

20110820_the_dirty_heads_00131

WHAT: The Sunset Strip Music Festival
WHEN: Saturday, August 3, 2013 |  2:00 – 11:00 pm
WHERE: Sunset Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069

DETAILS:

CONTACT INFO:

SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook | Twitter | Yelp

Dear reader,

I appreciate your support and feedback. Please respond to this article now by leaving a comment and/or “liking” it. For exciting, up to date events in Los Angeles, subscribe to this blog via email. You can also share this article with friends and family and visit my FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest pages.

Thank you for visiting!

Mr. Events.

 


The first ever Sunset Strip Music Festival took place in June 2008 on The Sunset Strip. The festival was created by the Sunset Strip Business Association, music venues, and member businesses to promote, preserve, and perpetuate the live music scene on The Sunset Strip. Each year the festival has continued to grow – expanding from performances in the venues to an all-day street festival featuring outdoor stages and performances from more than 70 artists in the venues.

Thursday,  August 16

The SSMF kicks-off with a special event honoring Sunset Strip artists who have made an impact on the boulevard. This year SSMF celebrates the music and legacy of The Doors at the House of Blues.

The night will also feature performances in these venues:

Peter Murphy with Ours at The Roxy Theatre
Jack Russell’s Great White at the Whisky A Go-Go
Quiet Riot at the Key Club
Lady Sinatra at the Viper Room

Friday, August 17

Six legendary venues, one full night of music.

Hank III at the House of Blues
X with special guest Ray Manzarek performing “Los Angeles” at The Roxy
RZA at the Key Club
Unwritten Law and Mickey Avalon at the Viper Room
James Ingram, Teddy Campbell Band at the Whisky A Go-Go

Saturday, August 18

Street festival! Two outdoor stages on Sunset between San Vicente and Doheny, performances in the venues, vendors, VIP rooftop lounge, VIP areas in The Roxy and Key Club, beer garden, autograph tent, and interactive experiences all day on The Strip.

MARILY MANSON, THE OFFSPRING, STEVE AOKI, BAD RELIGION, BLACK LABLE SOCIETY, FAR EAST MOVEMENT, DE LA SOUL, T. MILLS, DEAD SARA, THE MOWGLI’S, DAS RACIST, MATT SKIBA, WALLPAPER, STREET DRUM CORPS, THE UNTOUCHABLES, PEACETREATY, CLOCKWORK, YUNG SKEETER, FILLIGAR plus many, many more on outdoor stages and in the venues! After the outdoor stages close, enjoy access to the Dim Mak after party at The Roxy, after party at the Key Club, and Whisky A Go-Go.

Additionally, the Viper Room and House of Blues will host separate, ticketed events the night of August 18.

Watch a video on the festival here.

WHAT: The Sunset Strip Music Festival
WHERE: West Hollywood
WHEN: August 16 – 18

CONTACT INFO: (310) 659-7368 or info@thesunsetstrip.com 

DETAILS:

  • Parking: Many Sunset Strip parking operators are happy to provide set rates for SSMF attendees. Click here for more info.
  • SSMF offers three ticket options for attendees: a VIP three-day pass that allows access to all shows and venue events Aug. 16, 17 and 18, as well as VIP entrance to the Aug. 18 street festival; GA street festival ticket; and VIP street festival ticket. Click here for more info.

Dear reader,

I appreciate your support and feedback. Please respond to this article now by leaving a comment and/or “liking” it. For exciting, up to date events in Los Angeles, subscribe to this blog via email. You can also share this article with friends and family and visit my Facebook and Twitter pages.

Find what you’re looking for or discover something new with the social calendar.

Thank you!

Mr. Events.

For more event coverage and information visit www.xplorela.com