KCRW’s Masquerade

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KCRW’s Masquerade on October 29, 2011

KCRW pulls out all the stops for their annual adults-only ball. That means multiple rooms with big-name DJs and revelers who take dressing up in costume seriously. We’ll see you in the Gold Room—that’s where Henry Rollins will spin his favorite funk and disco classics.
On Saturday, October 29th, join KCRW for our 3rd annual Masquerade Costume Ball & Dance Party at the Legendary Park Plaza in Los Angeles.  

For more information go to:  KCRW.com/masquerade

8 ticket maximum.

THIS EVENT IS 21 AND OVERAny ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.

General Admission – Doors open @ 9pm
No Ins & Outs.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 9:00 PM
The Legendary Park Plaza
607 South Park View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Phone: (310) 314-4635
Website: KCRW.com/masquerade
Map & Directions

Now in its 3rd year, KCRW’s Masquerade just gets better and better.  Prepare for what is sure to be a feast for all your senses – live band performances, dancing to music by your favorite KCRW DJs on four separate stages, five uniquely themed ballrooms, the enticing antics of Vaudeville circus troupe Lucent Dossierghost stories from L.A.’s finest storytellers, a handful of frightfully tasty artisan food trucks,some of the best costumes you’ve ever seen…and more!

KCRW’s benefit bash is a guaranteed good time and has sold out two years in a row – so why wait?


Seventeen KCRW DJs on the turntables, including:

Jason Nosferatu Bentley, Henry Hellfire Rollins, Anne Diva of Death Litt, Garth The Thriller Trinidad , Raul The Ghoul Campos, Aaron Witch’s Brew Byrd, Chris The Scream Weaver Douridas, Chuck O’Lantern P., Dan Blood Sucker Wilcox, Eric J. Raven Lawrence, Jeremy Dr. Funkenstein Sole, Liza Mad Doll Richardson, Mario Morbid Cotto, Marion Mixtress of Macabre Hodges, Mathieu Le Petit Vampire Schreyer, Travis The Terrible Holcombe, and Valida the Vicious Vixen.


Dengue Fever

LA’s own Dengue Fever brings their wildly catchy brand of Cambodian indie-rock to this year’sMasquerade. Weaving an intricate tapestry of wide-ranging influences – from driving rock to Afro groove to garage psych – all with the haunting vocals of Chhom Nimol, Dengue Fever‘s spooky sound is sure to set the perfect Halloween mood.

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Mariachi El Bronx

Mariachi El Bronx is the alter ego of the acclaimed Los Angeles based punk rock band the Bronx.  The music bristles with intensity, drama and emotion-hallmarks of both mariachi and punk music.  Frontman Matt Caughthran grew up listening to Black Flag and Los Lobos and Mariachi El Bronxwas born with that in mind.  The chaos of their exotic culture clash is a huge part of the draw, so you can expect the unexpected and catch them fresh off their tour dates opening for the Foo Fighters.

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New York indie rockers Milagres have a big, moody sound that will haunt the halls of the Park Plaza — soaring falsetto amid piano-based melodies that create dark dreamy songs with a punch. Their beautiful, mesmerizing tunes will have the crowd captivated and the thumping electronic grooves at each song’s core will keep the costumed masses grooving. Jason Bentley has been championing this band all year and this will be one of their only LA performances. With comparisons to artists as diverse as Grizzly Bear and Prince, we expect a “can’t miss” performance from this group.

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RAC (DJ set)

RAC is an incredibly talented group of musicians/producers that has created hundreds of remixes for artists like Phoenix, Bloc Party Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Theophilus London and many more. You hear their work all the time on KCRW and we’ve invited founder Andre Allen Anjos to join us for a special DJ set. Andre takes RAC‘s traditional remix theory to the DJ booth –mixing, altering, and combining tracks in the moment, feeding off of the crowd.

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