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Killsonic Invades Downtown Art Walk & DASH Bus

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Sometimes, the most fun in life comes in surprises. Last night, that surprise came in the form of a random marching band appearing out of nowhere at the corner of 5th and Spring playing a hybrid of New Klezmer Afro-Brazilian Tango during last night's Downtown Art Walk. We followed the free-jazz, experimental, all-genres-equal Killsonic for about an hour throughout Gallery Row intruding upon art galleries and people's peace and quiet. At one point, we found ourselves with the band of around 20 musicians on a city DASH shuttle. What a trip... in more ways than one.

Killsonic's next official gig on a real stage is next a week from Monday night at The Bordello in Little Tokyo. Their next ad hoc marching sidewalk gig? You'll know when you know. We just hope they keep on marching the streets of Downtown every second Thursday of the month.