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Kohoutek Music and Arts Festival Begins Tonight

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Still suffering from the absence of Coachella? Have no fear, Kohoutek Music and Arts Festival is here! The free two-day event named after and in honor of the comet held every spring will be commencing tonight on the mounds at Pitzer College in Claremont. Long regarded by the 5Cs as "Little Coachella," the "Gem of the Inland Empire" or quite simply "Completely Fucking Awesome," the 35th annual Kohoutek Festival promises a bevy of prominent artists as well as local acts, spanning genres from indie rock to hip hop. Friday night features headliners such as Brooklyn's own dance punk duo Matt and Kim and local indie rock outfits the Henry Clay People and Voxhaul Broadcast. Saturday, on the other hand, touts an array of hip hop heavyweights like Blu and Mr. Lif. It's just about the closest thing you can get to being in the desert listening to great music with like-minded music aficionados.