Robert Plant, St. Vincent, Mel Brooks On Tap For David Lynch's 'Festival Of Disruption,' In L.A., Oct. 8th-9th
June 21, 2016 at 12:54 PM (PT)
ROBERT PLANT, ST. VINCENT, QUESTLOVE, MEL BROOKS, RHYE, DEBBIE HARRY & CHRIS STEIN, FRANK GEHRY, RYAN HEFFINGTON, SKY FERREIRA and ANGELO BADALAMENTI are among the guests scheduled for THE DAVID LYNCH FOUNDATION's first-ever FESTIVAL OF DISRUPTION, scheduled for OCTOBER 8th and 9th at ACE HOTEL AND THEATRE in downtown LOS ANGELES.
Curated entirely by auteur filmmaker/artist DAVID LYNCH, THE FESTIVAL OF DISRUPTION is an immersive experience, with LYNCH inviting his favorite musicians, visual artists, virtual reality creators, choreographers, DJs, and more to raise consciousness and funds through the two-day event.
The festival will feature the following:
*Performances by ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS, ST. VINCENT, RHYE, JON HOPKINS, music from "Twin Peaks" by ANGELO BADALAMENTI with SKY FERREIRA and XIU XIU, KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH.
*Talks by FRANK GEHRY, MEL BROOKS, KYLE MacLACHLAN & LAURA DERN and BLONDIE's DEBBIE HARRY & CHRIS STEIN.
*Photography exhibits by DAVID LYNCH (curated by KAYNE GRIFFIN CORCORAN GALLERY) and CHRIS STEIN
*Virtual reality experiences by CHRIS MILK
*A new dance piece choreographed by RYAN HEFFINGTON
*DJ sets by QUESTLOVE and KCRW's JASON BENTLEY
The first Festival of Disruption also features screenings of rarely seen LYNCH short films and classics, daily Transcendental Meditation sessions, and more.
Tickets will be on sale on FRIDAY, JUNE 24th at 10a (PT) in all markets via the festival website.
100% of the proceeds from the festival benefit the DAVID LYNCH FOUNDATION, whose mission is reducing toxic stress and trauma among at-risk populations, including victims of domestic violence, veterans suffering from PTSD, and underserved urban youth, through the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation technique. The FOUNDATION has reached more than 500,000 people since founding in 2005. For additional information, or to subscribe for news about its programs and events, visit www.davidlynchfoundation.org.