Depeche Mode to Shut Hollywood Blvd. Down Tonight through Friday
From tonight to Friday morning, a busy section of Hollywood Boulevard will be closed for a Depeche Mode concert. The band is doing double duty, performing a live taped show for the Jimmy Kimmel Show in anticipation of their new album and show , but also promoting the revitalization of Hollywood and Vine where the new W Hotel will be completed this fall. 10,000 people are expected to show, 7,000 of who already have tickets. You reportedly do not need them to see the show, just be aware of possible riots. The show is at 5 p.m. on Thursday.
Hollywood Boulevard will be closed from 11 p.m. tonight through 6 a.m. Friday between Vine Street and Gower Street. Additionally, Argyle Avenue will be shut down between Selma Avenue and Yucca Street, save for northbound local traffic to access Sunshine Parking. The Metro Hollywood/Vine Red Line Station will remain open.