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LA Events: Mars Volta Plays Detour, others play Eagle Rock Music Festival.
Monday, September 29, 2008, 12:59 k
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This weekend two festivals come to Los Angeles with stellar line ups. First up is the Detour Festival, which will take over the streets surround City Hall in Downtown LA. This is the 3rd year for the festival, and bands will rock out on 4 stages. Playing this year is The Mars Volta, Gogol Bordello, Shiny Toy Guns, Black Lips, Data Rock, Cut Copy, Bloody Beetroots, The Presets and many many more.

This year they’ll also have the Koss Silent Disco, where they will give out headphones to concert goers and have them dance, which will give the appearence of a silent disco.

Tickets are $40.50 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.

Also happening this week for the bargain basement price of Free is the Eagle Rock Music Festival, which is taking place in Eagle Rock on Colorado Blvd (between Eagle rock Blvd and Argus). It will feature 2 main stages and 14 bands spread across 14 venues.

The line up features a who’s who of Los Angeles-based bands that are all heating up with buzz. Here’s who you will be able to see for free: Abe Vigoda, The Antarticans, Crystal Antlers, Earlimart, Edward Sharpe and the MAgnetic Zeroes, Le Switch, Light FM, Mika Miko, The Parson Redheads, Pierre De Reeder (Rilo Kiley), Pizza!, Princeton. Radar Bros., Very Be Careful, all of this, again, for FREE.

–Mikey

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