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Jubilee Music Festival won’t happen in 2014


The Jubilee Music & Arts Festival, which stumbled last year as it tried to grow from its origins as the Silver Lake Jubilee into a major downtown event, will not happen this year, co-founder and producer Jack Martinez said. “As an industry leader in providing emerging music discovery for fans and critics alike the Jubilee […]


Silver Lake Jubilee returns with a higher pricetag


When the Silver Lake Jubilee returns in May for a third year, the nascent neighborhood festival will come with a higher admission price and a new location. The May 26-27 street party moves one block from its previous Myra Street location to Santa Monica Boulevard, just below Sunset Junction. And general admission – $5 the […]

Sunset Junction refunds? Some are in luck


LA Weekly’s West Coast Sound has the details on how to get refunds for Sunset Junction – if you bought them at Neighborhood Alliance’s Farmers Market or at Origami Vinyl. Read all about it. And this just in: Kenneth Scalir, whom frequent concert-goers know as “KROQ Ken” and recognize as a regular railbird, got his […]


About those Sunset Junction refunds …


Fans who bought advance tickets to Sunset Junction might have a hard time getting a refund. At least, that’s the way ticketing agency makes it sound. Not surprisingly considering the week’s developments, Sunset Junction’s promoter is not picking up the phone, although via Twitter on Wednesday the organizers assured: “Tickets/vendors money will be refund […]

Sunset Junction fallout (addendum): Echo Park rises


It won’t hold a Ferris wheel (and you might need a neck brace after seeing a show in the loft), but the cozy Origami Vinyl record store is transforming itself into a mini-Sunset Junction this weekend. In fact, in the aftermath of the cancellation of the annual festival, the Echo Park business community is doing […]

Sunset Junction fallout (update): The Californian, Cinderella Motel and Chasing Kings play Friday; Queen Caveat and El Cid contingent change venues


More updates on the Sunset Junction-displaced bands, adding to news about new local gigs for boldfaced bands such as Butthole Surfers, Art Brut, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Helmet: The Californian, Chasing Kings (pictured) and Cinderella Motel, three bands who lost gigs after Sunset Junction was denied it permit, will team up for a free […]

Sunset Junction fallout: Gigs for Art Brut, Butthole Surfers, Clap Your Hands, Charles Bradley, Peaches, more; plus, lineup for Dangerbird day party


Bands who were all dressed up for Sunset Junction and now have nowhere to go scrambled to find other gigs this week in the wake of the festival’s cancellation. Talent buyers with holes in their weekend schedules suddenly have myriad options. Here’s what’s on our radar (Thursday morning updates in red, Thursday afternoon updates in […]

Sunset Junction is off – city denies festival’s second request for permit; makeup shows in the works


Sunset Junction is off. The L.A. Board of Public Works on Wednesday unanimously rejected the Sunset Junction Street Fair’s permit for this weekend’s festival, ending a week’s worth of drama that included impassioned arguments for and against the two-day event, initial rejection of the festival’s application and a frantic 36-hour fund-raising effort by organizers to […]

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