SSMF_PosterFEST TO HONOR JOAN JETT AND FEATURE LINKIN PARK, WALE, AWOLNATION, BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB AND MORE

THREE-DAY EVENT ALSO FEATURES PERFORMANCES IN THE ROXY, WHISKY A GO-GO, VIPER ROOM AND HOUSE OF BLUES AUGUST 1-3

Organizers of the sixth annual SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL have announced the official set times for this coming Saturday, August 3 street closure.  The music–on two outdoor stages in the middle of Sunset Blvd.–begins at 2:30 p.m. and culminates with Linkin Park’s headlining set from 9:30 to 11:00 PM.  Bands will also be performing throughout the day and night at The Roxy, Whisky and the new outdoor Viper Room stage.

SSMF, which takes place in The Sunset Strip’s music venues August 1-3, culminates on Saturday, August 3 with a street festival from 2:30 – 11:00 p.m.  As in years past for the Saturday event, Sunset Boulevard will be closed to traffic between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard and transformed into a premier concert destination with two outdoor stages, beer gardens, an artist autograph tent, an outdoor VIP rooftop lounge, VIP Lounge at On The Rox, food trucks, a live art guitar painting by street artist Gregory Siff and Ethos Gallery and interactive experiences. This year also features new additions, including the Viper Room’s Guitar Center outdoor stage and an “Oasis lounge” outside of The Roxy.
Saturday, August 3 (as part of the street festival)

SET TIMES:

WEST STAGE:
3:30 – 4:00 STREET DRUM CORPS
4:30 – 5:15 FINCH
6:00 – 6:45 BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB
7:30 – 8:30 AWOLNATION
9:30 – 11:00 LINKIN PARK

EAST STAGE:
3:00 – 3:30 ZEALE
4:00 – 4:30 ASHER ROTH
5:15 – 6:00 SLICK RICK & DOUG E. FRESH
6:50 – 7:30 LOGIC
8:30 – 9:20 WALE

THE VIPER ROOM’S GUITAR CENTER STAGE:
2:30 – 3:00 ANDY CLOCKWISE
3:30 – 4:00 SABROSA PURR
4:30 – 5:15 BATTLE TAPES
6:00 – 6:45 JULIEN-K
7:30 – 8:30 THE LAST INTERNATIONALE

THE ROXY:
2:30 – 2:55 STOLEN BABIES
3:05 – 3:30 RAHEEM COHEN
3:40 – 4:05 SAD ROBOT
4:20 – 4:50 UPROOTED
5:05 – 5:40 THE ACTIVE SET
5:55 – 6:30 WARREN G.
6:45 – 7:20 THE DIAMOND LIGHT
7:35 – 8:20 HUNTER VALENTINE
8:35 – 9:20 TERRAPLANE SUN
9:35 – 10:00 NOVI
10:55 PATIENCE PRICE
11:15 THE ZZYZZX, MELLOW MAN ACE, CAZAL ORGANISM
11:50 MASTA ACE
12:15 AM BIZARRE RIDE LIVE FT. FATLIP & SLIMKID3

THE WHISKY:
3:00-3:45 GIRL ON FIRE
4:15-5:00 7LIONS
5:30-6:15 THE DREAMING
6:45-7:30 SMILE EMPTY SOUL
8:00-9:00 ORGY
11:00-1:00AM EGYPTIAN LOVER

ON THE ROX VIP LOUNGE:
AFEX featuring DJ Adam 12, Revolution, and Justin Warfield of She Wants Revenge

The three-day festival kicks off on Thursday, August 1, with a VIP, celebrity event celebrating the influence of 2013 SSMF honoree, Joan Jett. The celebration will be followed with a special performance by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts at House of Blues and full lineups in the venues along the boulevard. SSMF will also feature a free outdoor concert in the lot across the street from The Roxy on Friday, August 2. Presented by Jack Daniel’s and Swing House Studios, the outdoor showcase will feature live performances, DJs and the Grilled Cheese Truck, Border Grill Truck and Joe’s Pizza.

SSMF thanks its supporters including Jack Daniel’s, Gibson Guitar, Hornburg Land Rover/Jaguar, Bud Light, Monster Energy, 98-7fm, KTLA, Eventbrite, Guitar Center, City of West Hollywood, Visit West Hollywood, Guitar World magazine and Revolver magazine.

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