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CSS, Lindstrøm, Liam Finn, More Confirmed for 2011 Culture Collide Festival; $20 Wristbands On Sale

By Staff on May 10, 2011

 

CSS (Brazil), Lindstrøm (Norway), Liam Finn (New Zealand), Isobel Campbell (Scotland), Buck 65 (Canada), Jason Falkner (US), Rainbow Arabia (US), and Young Liars (CA) are among the first acts to be confirmed for FILTER Magazine’s second annual Culture Collide Festival in Los Angeles, CA October 6 – 9, 2011. Also confirmed are He’s My Brother/She’s My Sister (US), Spain (US), Snowblink (Canada), Handshakes (US), The Yellow Dogs (Iran), Martin Clancy & The Witness Protection Programme (Ireland), Indigo Tree (Poland), BrainStorm (Latvia), My bubba & Mi (Denmark), Ginga (Austria), Kassette (Switzerland), Please the Trees (Czech Republic), Paula i Karol (Poland), The Awkwards (Switzerland) and Disco Doom (Switzerland).

The four-day international festival will welcome artists from 23 countries and counting, bringing their unique perspectives on music and culture to LA’s East Side for a musical melting pot of live performances, film screenings, and happy hours featuring food and drink from around the world. The festival will once again end with the Toyota Antics Block Party, a free all-day event in Echo Park on Sunday, October 9th.

A limited number of festival wristbands, which provide access to all Culture Collide showcases, are once again priced at just $20 and are on sale now at TicketWeb.com. As wristbands sold out prior to the festival in 2010, and with many more artists to be announced in the coming weeks, early wristband purchase is strongly recommended!

Participating countries include Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA, and more to be announced.

FILTER Magazine’s Culture Collide Festival is sponsored by Dickies, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Converse, Fender and Red Bull. Promotional partners include Redbury Hotel, LA Weekly, 826LA, Swinghouse Studios, Heartland Festival and KCRW.

Last year’s inaugural Culture Collide Festival attracted 10,000 attendees and featured 54 bands from 16 countries. Performing artists included Black Lips, Klaxons, Tokyo Police Club, White Lies, Phantogram, Monotonix, Casiokids, The Boxer Rebellion, Jenny and Johnny, Fran Healy, Suuns, Sébastien Tellier, and more. Dangerbird Studios hosted several recording sessions for visiting artists, resulting in the first “Live from FILTER Magazine’s Culture Collide Festival” mix available as a free download at culturecollide.com.

Additional details on participating countries, artist line up, and festival activities will be announced in the coming weeks. For the most updated information on FILTER Magazine’s Culture Collide, please visit culturecollide.com and follow FILTER Magazine on Facebook and Twitter.

FILTER Magazine’s Culture Collide Festival is executive produced by FILTER Creative Group, LLC.

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