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Saturday, August 20, 2011
Mötley Crüe: Honored By Sunset Strip Music Festival (Videos)
2011Elmer Valentine AwardhonoreeMötley Crüewill return to its roots and close the fourth annualSunset Strip Music Festival(SSMF) on Saturday, August 20. The band also launched the three-day fest at an August 18 tribute event celebrating its 30-year career. Guests and friends such asDane Cook,Ray Manzarek,David Johansenof theNew York DollsandNeil Strauss(who co-write a book with the band,"The Dirt") paid homage toMötley Crüeat a VIP event - described as a part back-patting and part roast - at the House of Blues in Hollywood. Check out a two-and-a-half-minute video report from last night's tribute below (courtesy ofArtisan News). Each year, West Hollywood's world-famous Sunset Strip celebrates its rich musical history and influence with theSunset Strip Music Festival, a three-day event that features a variety of artists throughout its venues culminating with an open air street festival on its last day. This year's event takes place Thursday, August 18, Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20. On Saturday, August 20, Sunset Boulevard will be closed to traffic between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard and will be transformed into a premier concert destination with outdoor stages, beer gardens, a VIP lounge, food trucks, interactive experiences and live performances within the venues during the day until 1-2 a.m.