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First-Ever West Coast Red Bull Music Academy Festival Adds Thundercat & Flying Lotus To Lineup

Stephen Bruner of Thundercat performs on the NTS stage at OnBlackheath at Blackheath Common on Sept. 10, 2016 in London, England.
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Stephen Bruner of Thundercat performs on the NTS stage at OnBlackheath at Blackheath Common on Sept. 10, 2016 in London.

The inaugural Los Angeles edition of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival is today (Aug 22) announcing the addition of two of the city's own to its month-long lineup: Brainfeeder founder Flying Lotus and label signee Thundercat. FlyLo is set to perform his new, 3-D show -- first unveiled at FYF Fest in July -- over two nights during the October event, co-headlining with bass guitar lord Thundercat at none other than the iconic Hollywood Forever cemetery.

The New York City-born festival's first-ever West Coast version kicks off Oct 4, running through Oct 29 with a range of events from a technicolor film collaboration by St. Vincent and Willo Perron to an audio-visual show from Arca, a celebration of metal music from Mexico and conversations with the likes of Ice-T and directors Edgar Wright and Floria Sigismondi. 

In May, Red Bull wrapped its fifth annual New York-based festival, which included the talked-about interpretive dance and live music performance "An Ode To" by Solange at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Tickets for the Los Angeles edition go on sale today at 12 p.m. PT (3 p.m. ET). Check out the full calendar, below.

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