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Motley Crue rocks Sunset Strip Music Festival

The Sunset Strip Music Festival is officially under way following a tribute Thursday to the legendary rock band Motley Crue.

August 19, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Sunset Strip Music Festival is officially under way following a kick-off tribute to the legendary rock band Motley Crue.

The festival began Thursday night and was set to continue through Saturday.

Various performances at different venues including the House of Blues, Key club and the Viper Room are planned on the Sunset Strip for Friday night.

On Saturday, the strip itself was set to be closed for the outdoor festival.

Saturday's lineup includes performances by more than 70 bands including Bush, Public Enemy, Matt & Kim, Escape the Fate and more. Motley Crue is headlining the event.