Friday, May 26, 2006

John Tejada and Jimmy Tamborello tonight at The Getty (LA)

If you're staying in town and need something to do tonight, check out The Getty for the inaugural Fidays Off the 405 event with John Tejada and Jimmy Tamborello (James Figurine, Dntel, The Postal Service) doing DJ sets from 6p - 9p. The event is FREE. More info below.


The Getty Center Launches New Fridays Off the 405 Event Series with Flavorpill-curated Talent
Los Angeles, CA — Flavorpill Productions is proud to announce a new partnership with the Getty Center, a premier cultural institution in Los Angeles. Flavorpill is curating both live performers and DJs for the Fridays Off the 405 event series, set in the museum’s magnificent courtyard. Designed to expose audiences to cutting-edge musical talent as well as world-renowned art, Fridays Off the 405 present the newest nightlife phenomenon, the music-art mashup, with free admission.

For the inaugural Fridays Off the 405 installment on Friday, May 26, local legend John Tejada takes to the turntables to drop melodic techno tracks while Postal Service mastermind Jimmy Tamborello (aka Dntel) spins starry-eyed pop and IDM whims. While music is radiating through the courtyard, the museum itself will be open to attendees, who can explore the collections and current exhibitions, ranging from recent drawings and paintings by Degas to iconic landscape photographs from Robert Adams.

The week after the premiere Fridays Off the 405 event, a companion blog is set to launch at The 405 blog will track the monthly events via photos, live music streams, and podcasts of past parties, as well as announcements of upcoming performers. So stay tuned...

2006 Fridays Off the 405 Dates: May 26, June 23, July 28, August 18, September 1, October 20, November 17, December 8

The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Fridays Off the 405: May 26, 2006 – June 8, 2007 Admission: Free
Current exhibitions at the Getty: