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Mötley Crüe And Public Enemy To Headline 2011 Sunset Strip Music Festival
Mötley Crüe will heed the call of the motherland as they rock the 2011 Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF), taking place August 18 through August 20, announced organizers. Mötley Crüe, this year's Elmer Valentine Award honoree, will share the spandex'd spotlight of the 3-day fest with Public Enemy, Bush, Matt & Kim and more than 50 other bands (check the lineup for new additions).
Each year, West Hollywood’s world-famous Sunset Strip celebrates its rich musical history and influence with the SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL, a three-day event that features a variety of artists throughout its venues culminating with an open air street festival on its last day. On Saturday, Aug. 20, Sunset Boulevard will be closed to traffic between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard and will be transformed into a premier concert destination with outdoor stages, beer gardens, a VIP lounge, food trucks, interactive experiences and live performances within the venues during the day until 1-2 a.m.
The three-day return to rock and roll values kicks off with an intimate tribute to Mötley Crüe at the House of Blues. Oh, and get ready for your new favorite holiday -- The City of West Hollywood will be recognizing a special Mötley Crüe Day in the band's honor.
- Tickets are now on sale via TicketWeb or via the SSMF iPhone app.
- General admission for the August 20 street festival is $55 online/advance, $70 at the door.
- A limited number of VIP street festival tickets, which include access to a VIP rooftop lounge and priority access to the venues, will be available for $120 in advance.
- A very limited number of three-day VIP Passes (which include access to all the venues on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, plus the Aug. 18 tribute to MÖTLEY CRÜE and VIP access to the Aug. 20 street festival) will be available for $250.
- Tickets are being sold without additional fees, the price you see is the price you pay.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 18
-House of Blues
Tribute to Mötley Crüe
(Limited number of three-day passes, which include entrance.)
Oh So Wild
The Tender Box
Run Run Run
-Whisky A Go-Go
FRIDAY, AUGUST 19
-Whisky A Go-Go
Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of The Doors with vocalist David Brock
Whisky A Go-Go Girls
Taylor Locke & The Roughs
SATURDAY, AUGUST 20: STREET FESTIVAL
Matt & Kim
Escape The Fate
The Dirty Heads
Black Veil Brides
She Wants Revenge
- The Roxy Theatre
Kill The Complex
Semi Precious Weapons’ Empire with Special Guests
- Whisky A Go-Go
All Hail The Yeti
Haunted By Heroes
School of Rock
Blowing Up The Moon
The Lost Patrol
Bolt Action Thrill
Key To Chaos
Divinity Roxx & special celebrity guests
Whisky A Go-Go Girls
Follow the event on Twitter @SSMF / @TheSunsetStrip for the latest updates.
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