L.A.'s Detour Music Festival

SECOND ANNUAL "LA WEEKLY DETOUR MUSIC FESTIVAL" OCTOBER 6
BLOC PARTY, JUSTICE, SATELLITE PARTY, KINKY, AUTOLUX AND OTHERS

Justice
Following a successful launch in 2006 with the first annual "LA WEEKLY DETOUR MUSIC FESTIVAL," LA Weekly and Goldenvoice have again collaborated to produce the second annual daylong, all-ages, live music festival set amidst the backdrop of downtown Los Angeles. It's set for Saturday, October 6.

Confirmed performers for the multi-stage event include Bloc Party, Justice, Satellite Party, Kinky, Comedians of Comedy, Turbonegro, Teddybears, Moving Units, The Raveonettes, Shout Out Louds, Autolux, Celebrity Skin, The Aliens, The Aggrolites, Busy P, DJ Mehdi, Sebastian, Kavinsky, So Me, Noisettes, Cool Kids, The Deadly Syndrome, Scissors for Lefty, Johnossi, Augie March, Nico Vega, Franki Chan, Travis Keller and Bruce Perdew. Other acts are TBA in the weeks leading up to the festival.

Tickets for the LA WEEKLY DETOUR MUSIC FESTIVAL go on sale this Thursday, August 30 at 12:00 p.m. (PT) via all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 213-480-3232 or 714-740-2000; or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are $35.50 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Tree People (http://www.treepeople.org). Note: this show is rain or shine and the lineup is subject to change.

http://www.LAWeekly.com/detour

[Published on: 8/29/07]

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Road To Shambala Wed 8/29/2007 12:30PM
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Road To Shambala

Do I have to live in LA to know any of these bands?

Any recommendations on these bands would also be appreciated.

sleewell Wed 8/29/2007 12:45PM
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sleewell

bloc party is good, turbonegro sucks. i live 40 minutes south of LA and haven't heard of any other band on that list. i might check it out though if some other bands are added.

paulygparty Wed 8/29/2007 12:58PM
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Justice, Busy P, Sebastian, Kavinsky are all DJs I believe with Ed Banger Records, which is run by "Busy P"-edro Winter.

Satellite Party is Perry Farrell's new project.

freetime3 Wed 8/29/2007 03:17PM
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freetime3

I caught Moving Units when they opened for Nine Inch Nails a year or two ago and they were awful. Actually, it was mostly the singer. He was really annoying and pranced around the stage in the worlds tightest jeans. Kinda creepy. The drummer, on the other hand, is frickin sweet. I really liked what he was throwin down.

RothburyWithCheese star Thu 8/30/2007 11:14AM
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RothburyWithCheese

How cool----PosuerFest 2007!!!

brichaney Thu 8/30/2007 08:18PM
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Seen Kinky a few times- they are a blast.

RothburyWithCheese star Fri 8/31/2007 12:12PM
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RothburyWithCheese

Satellite Party is pretty cool, though.

BONSAi1 Fri 9/26/2008 10:28AM
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BONSAi1

JUSTICE is the badass. comparable to daft punk's audio

Aggrolites is a caucasian reggae group i think- but not bad from what i've heard.

Bloc Party seems to be all over the genre spectrum in an interesting way