The 3rd annual LA Weekly Detour Music Festival has been set for October 4 in Downtown Los Angeles. Presented by LA Weekly and Goldenvoice, the daylong, multi-stage, all-ages music festival will bring together the hottest acts in indie rock, along with a cutting edge selection of electro-leaning artists and DJ’s.
This year’s show features The Mars Volta, Gogol Bordello, Shiny Toy Guns, The Presets, Cut Copy, Matt Costa, Black Lips, Hercules and Love Affair, Grand Ole Party, Datarock, Bitter:Sweet, The Submarines, Adam Freeland, The Bloody Beetroots, Surkin, Para One, Guns n Bombs Live, Peanut Butter Wolf, Buraka Som Sistema, Nico Vega, Japanese Motors, The Mae Shi, We Are Wolves, Afternoons, Noah and the Whale, Mugison, donMoy, DJ Kid Lightning, Paparazzi and AC Means.
The festival’s four-city square block village in the heart of Los Angeles at Main & 1st Streets also features a variety of attractions and activities including silent disco, musician’s village and DJ area.
Tickets are $40.50 and go on sale August 1. A portion of the proceeds benefit TreePeople, a nonprofit organization that has been serving the Los Angeles area for over three decades and offering sustainable solutions to urban ecosystem problems. The organization focuses on three areas: training and supporting communities to plant and care for trees, educating school children and adults about the environment and working with government agencies on critical water issues.
Last Updated on July 30, 2008 by By Jane Cohen & Bob Grossweiner