More festival announcements to be made! This is a new one that will be taking place in the west side in October. Festival Supreme will make its debut this year and take over the Santa Monica Pier for a day of music and comedy mashed up with carnival rides and games. The only act that has been announced so far with be the almighty Tenacious D. The full line up will hopefully be revealed in the near future. Head over to Festival Supreme’s official website for a couple clues on who will be playing. This is all scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 19th on the pier.
No ticket onsale information for Festival Supreme has been mentioned, but we suggest that you sign up for the fest’s newletter to get anymore updates as they are released. We’ll also keep you guys updated as soon as we find anything out.
Goldenvoice have released details on the inaugural debut of First City Festival. That’s right, the same people behind Coachella will be heading into Northern California to kick off a new fest in Monterey. The lineup has been announced today and will include performances by Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, MGMT, beach house, Toro Y Moi, Devendra Banhart, Purity Ring, Dr. Dog, The Hold Steady, Tennis, Bleached and so many more. The full lineup can be seen afer the jump below. This will all be taking place on August 24th and 25th at Monterey County Fair & Event Center which is an hour south of San Francisco. Do those dates sound familiar? They should, because First City Festival will be the same weekend as FYF Fest here in Los Angeles.
Tickets for the two day festival will go on sale starting on Friday, May 31st at 10am through Frontgate tickets. A 2-day general admission pass will go for $149.50 and a VIP pass will set you back $279.50 plus fees. You can also get unlimited carnival rides for $22 bucks. A payment plan is also available so you don’t have to drop all the cash at once. Not a bad reason to head up north this summer!
Tyler The Creator will be heading into Pomona this week to perform a headlining show at the Fox Theater in support of his latest record “Wolf”. You can check him out on Wednesday, May 22nd when he is joined by special guest Earl Sweatshirt! Tickets for this show are still available to purchase online through Ticketmaster for $29.50 plus additional service fees. We’ve got one pair of tickets to giveaway to send a reader to see Tyler The Creator for free!
If you want to enter to win, all you have to do is scroll down to the widget below after the jump. Enter in your email address or use your Facebook account. There are also additional ways to enter to better your chances. We will choose all winners at random. Get your entry in soon and you could be on your way to see Tyler The Creator and Earl Sweatshirt as our special guest!
James Blake has just announced a massive tour that will travel all across North America this year. The tour will bring Blake into Los Angeles for not just one, but two local shows to kick off the NA leg. You can catch the singer-songwriter when he headlines the Wiltern on Tuesday, October 22nd or wait a day and see him perform at Hollywood Forever Cemetery on October 23rd. You can take a look at the full tour schedule after the jump below.
Ticket onsale information on both of these James Blake shows at the Wiltern and Hollywood Forever has not been released just yet. We’ll be keep our eyes peeled for details and get that back to you guys as soon as possible! These are two great venues to see Blake live, and expect them both to be fast sell outs. Use the links below to purchase tickets for James Blake in the fall.
UPDATE: Tickets for the Wiltern show will go on sale starting on Thursday, May 23rd for $35.00 plus fees. Tickets for the Hollywood Forever show will be outdoors on the lawn and tickets will go on sale starting on Thursday, May 23rd at 11am for $40.00 plus fees.
Last week we got a little teaser from festival organizers telling us to expect an announcement on Monday at 10am. Now we know that the 2014 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will be taking place on April 11th - 13th and then again on April 18th - 20th. Yes the two weekends of identical Coachella lineups will be back next year. Add these dates to your calendar and let the planning begin! Snatch up those hotel rooms and book your party house for the good times that are only 11 months away.
The other half of the announcement this morning was information on the presale layaway passes for Coachella 2014. Passes will go on sale starting on Friday, May 24th at 10:00 a.m. through Frontgate tickets. You’ll be able to make a down payment and then pay off the rest of the festival passes over the next couple months. Create your account right now in case you don’t have one on through the Coachella website and be prepared for the onsale. We still don’t have info on prices and will update this post ASAP. Are you guys recovered yet to start the process again? Hope so. See you there at Coachella 2014!
UPDATE: You will have to put 20% down to reserve your tickets and make monthly payments. No prices mentioned yet.
One of the best parts about summertime in Los Angeles are all of the free shows to enjoy. Most of them also take advantage of the sunny blue skies that we’re spoiled with. This list is going to be changing through out the coming months and we’ll be sure to update it as soon as we hear about any new gigs that you might want to know about. You can also check out our Summer Festival Calendar on the menu to the right.
The XXL freshman class of 2013 will be taking over Club Nokia tomorrow night to bring you three artists for the list. ScHoolboy Q, Dizzy Wright and Ab-Soul will all be taking the stage on Saturday, May 18th at the Downtown venue. Tickets for this show are still available to purchase online now through Ticketmaster. Ticket prices range between $25.00-$40.00 plus additional service fees. But we know that you have bills to pay, so we’re gonna hook a couple of you up.
We have a few pairs of tickets to send a coupe readers to see ScHoolboy Q, Dizzy Wright and Ab-Soul for free! All you have to do is send us an email at DowntownLobby@gmail.com and include your full name and contact information. We will choose all winners at random and get them in the show for FREE! Get your entry in soon.
What happens when you’re kicked out of New Order while the band is touring and selling out venues around the world? You pick up your bass and flip ‘em the bird. Peter Hook & The Light will be hitting the road again and instead of playing Joy Division albums in their entirety he’s taking on New Order’s first two albums, “Movement” and “Power, Corruption & Lies”. Yeah that’s right, he’s performing albums by the same band that gave him the boot.
Peter Hook & The Light have included a Los Angeles date on their next tour and is set to take place on Saturday, September 21st at The Fonda Theatre. You can check out the full tour schedule after the jump below. Ticket onsale information for the L.A. date hasn’t been released just yet, but we’ll keep you guys posted.
UPDATE: Tickets will go on sale starting on Saturday, May 18th at 10am through Ticketmaster for $23.50 plus fees.