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Sunset Junction Gets Some Soul

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Ambitious-Outsiders has a more complete lineup than the official site (how'd that happen) but what jumped out at us on this year's Sunset Junction Street Fair lineup is all the old school soul showing up on the Edgecliffe Stage. Freda Payne, The Supremes not named Diana Ross and Richard Street all perform on Saturday while 80's R&B songstress Jody Watley shows up on Sunday. We might be most excited about Watley performing. She put out a surprisingly good (and very much unnoticed) neo-soul/downtempo-ish CD a few years ago called Midnight Lounge.

The Outsiders are amped about the New York Dolls performance on Sunday. The Dolls are getting a lot of renewed buzz of late because of the documentary New York Doll which was part of the Los Angeles Film Festival and will be released in October.