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|Steve Aoki at Detroit Bar last August|
Costa Mesa's Sutra nightclub is one of the few establishments remaining in the prominently placed mall-turned-wasteland Triangle Square, and while we rarely think of Sutra as being a proper concert joint, it has wracked up some impressive music-venue cred: The past year has seen it host Lil Jon
, the Crystal Method
So it makes some sense that Triangle Square is giving itself over to a music festival for an entire two days, and that part of the festival will be hosted at Sutra. And the lineup isn't too shabby.
Sept. 4 and 5 will bring the vaguely named Pacific Festival: OC to Triangle Square. Saturday's lineup includes hipster DJ icon Steve Aoki, Swedish popsters the Sounds and inventive, buzzed-about hip hoppers Chiddy Bang (recently spotlighted in the Weekly here
Aoki himself, a Newport Beach native, is among the brains behind the festival. Tickets start at $40, more details here
. Line-up from the press release below:
Saturday, September 4 line up: Steve Aoki, The Sounds, Miami Horror, Alan Braxe, Chiddy Bang, Classixx, Lifelike, CC Sheffield, Runaway, Justin Miller, Woolfy, Human Life, Cassette, Them Jeans, Cosmic Kids, HammerwolF, FiFiNasty, Kedd Cook, Brazzabelle, Bones, Morgan Collett, Lil Brandon, DJ Bob D, Sweatpants, Scorpion Breath, Kenya, C-Town, DJ Sanjay, DJ Miles, Dr. Schlongo and DJ DC.
Sunday, September 5 line up: Rebelution, The Expendables, The Aggrolites and surprise guest performances creating a unique outdoor reggae experience.