Linkin Park picked to headline 6th Annual Sunset Strip Music Festival in Hollywood California.
Posted By: Metal Sludge
Hollywood — We are excited to announce that LINKIN PARK will headline the sixth annual SSMF street festival on August 3!
The Grammy Award-winning/multi-platinum California rock band and SSMF are partnering to create a unique festival experience that will let attendees “rock for a cause” with a significant portion of ticket sales to benefit Music For Relief, the nonprofit organization Linkin Park founded to support disaster relief, provide aid to survivors of natural disasters and support the prevention of such disasters via environmental programs.
This is Linkin Park’s only North American performance for the remainder of 2013, and it also marks the band’s first performance in Los Angeles since May 2012, when they performed an intimate benefit show at the House of Blues Sunset Strip. "We started our career playing clubs on The Strip," said lead vocalist Chester Bennington. "It’s a thrill to be back where it all began, headlining this festival in our hometown."
Tickets for SSMF 2013 street festival are on sale now via Eventbrite at sunsetstrip.eventbrite.com. Ticket options include general admission August 3 street festival ticket for $79 and a VIP option for $145, which includes access to the rooftop VIP area with views of the West stage, VIP areas in the beer garden and venues, access to VIP lounge On The Rox, a separate entrance and additional perks.
As in years past for the Saturday event, Sunset Boulevard will be closed to traffic between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard and transformed into a premier concert destination with two outdoor stages, beer gardens, an artist autograph tent, an outdoor VIP rooftop lounge, silent disco, VIP Lounge at On The Rox, food trucks and interactive experiences.
The festival will announce additional artists as well as the 2013 honoree in coming weeks.