Sunset Strip Music Festival To Celebrate The Doors
June 15, 2012 at 5:15 AM (PT)
The SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL (SSMF) will celebrate the music and legacy of THE DOORS at the fifth annual three-day music festival -- taking place on THE SUNSET STRIP -- THURSDAY, AUGUST 16th through SATURDAY, AUGUST 18th.
The festival will kick off with an exclusive VIP event honoring the iconic SUNSET STRIP band on AUGUST 16th, which will feature an all-star band celebrating THE DOORS, and will conclude with an all-day street fest on SATURDAY, AUGUST 18th.
MARILYN MANSON will headline the outdoor street fest, which will also feature performances by THE OFFSPRING, STEVE AOKI, BAD RELIGION, very special guest BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, FAR EAST MOVEMENT, DE LA SOUL, DEAD SARA, DAS RACIST, THE MOWGLI’S and more. Many of the artists will celebrate THE DOORS by performing their take on some of THE DOORS' legendary songs.
"We are happy to bring another amazing and diverse lineup to the boulevard as we celebrate the music and legacy of one of THE SUNSET STRIP's most influential artists, THE DOORS," noted SSMF Executive Director TODD STEADMAN. "We're also excited to mark the fifth year of the music festival. SSMF is a homegrown, not-for-profit festival that continues to grow each year. It is shaped by a team of venue owners who partner each year to create a unifying event that celebrates THE SUNSET STRIP and the community of musicians and music fans it has fostered. We look forward to seeing past attendees and welcoming new fans to this year’s event."