Friday, August 26, 2011

Sunset Junction Bands at Echo & Echoplex This Weekend

The Echo and Echoplex are opening their doors this weekend to several bands originally slated to rock the cancelled Sunset Junction Festival.

Butthole Surfers and 400 Blows will take the Echoplex stage on Saturday. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Charles Bradley will perform on Sunday. The Echo also features bands on Saturday: Geotic, The One AM Radio and Dntel.

Additionally, several store-parties have popped up after news of the street fair's cancellation. Neil Schield, owner of Origami Vinyl who is coordinating a handful of bands playing at retail stores in Echo Park that are in close proximity to the venues Echo and Echoplex.

Tickets available through TicketWeb, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to 826LA, a non-profit writing and tutoring center.

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