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Sunday, August 24

Johnny Ramone Tribute - 10th Anniversary

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

5:30pm

Sunday 8/24 Ramones fans will gather at Hollywood Forever to celebrate Johnny’s life at the 10th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute.

Hosted by Rob Zombie, along with Johnny’s friends Steve Jones (Sex Pistols), Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses) & more. Fred Armisen (Portlandia, SNL) will also be there & may bring his punk rock alter ego, Ian Rubbish.

Activities:
Screening of “The Devil’s Rejects”
Kirk Hammett’s Crypt Collection of horror memorabilia on display in the Cathedral Mausoleum
Blistering set of Ramones songs from all-star band performed live in the Masonic Lodge (live video simulcast on the lawn)
Food trucks, fun stories, & more!

Proceeds benefit the Johnny Ramone Foundation & Dr. David Agus at the Center for Applied Medicine, USC

Gates 5:30pm
Q&A 6:30pm
LIVE Concert video simulcast 7:30pm
“The Devil’s Rejects” 8:30pm

* Kids 12 & under free
* Day-Of GA tickets $25

questions email [email protected]

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The World Stage 25th Anniversary Celebration!

Ford Amphitheater

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood, CA 90068, Los Angeles, 90068

6:00pm

The World Stage Performance Gallery returns to the Ford to recognize local jazz legend Billy Higgins. A LA native, Higgins was a jazz drummer who mostly played free jazz and hard bop, with more than 700 recordings to his credit. Higgins’ profound contribution to the Los Angeles arts community lives on in the work of the musicians he instructed and inspired. Performances by former students and jazz notables will honor Higgins’ prolific career. 

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MTV Video Music Awards

The Forum

Inglewood, 90305

6:00pm

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards will broadcast live from the 'Fabulous' Forum in Southern California on Sunday, August 24. The biggest entertainers in the world have already called the legendary Forum arena home, and now it will host the biggest, loudest celebration of music ever. We couldn't be more stoked to land the legendary Moonman back in sunny California for what's sure to be a night for the history books.

JUST ANNOUNCED: We've got a secret, can you keep it? 'Pretty Little Liars' star and rising country music singer Lucy Hale is hosting the 2014 VMAs live pre-show! Now that she's made her music career official, Lucy is the perfect choice. She'll be joined by VMA nominees Charli XCX and Fifth Harmony, who will serve up spectacular performances on the red carpet to get everyone pumped for the night.

Ms. Taylor Swift will have everyone seeing "red" this year when she rocks the VMAs with an explosive performance on the big stage! Will she top her iconic NYC taxi cab performance from 2009? How about when she closed out the show with her sassy smash "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" in 2012? Make sure you tune in to see the country cutie do her thang.

International icon (and all-around flawless human being) Beyoncé is this year's Video Vanguard Award recipient! Leading the pack with a whopping eight VMA nominations for her landmark self-titled visual album that confirmed once and for all that she's the only person capable of waking up like that, it's no surprise that Beyoncé is totally taking over.

If that isn't exciting enough for you, we've got a boatload of incredible A-List talent delivering not-to-be-missed performances. 2014 breakout star Iggy Azalea is teaming up with fellow MTV Artist To Watch alum Rita Ora to shut down the VMAs with a wicked performance of their chart dominator "Black Widow." Hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj will perform her pounding new hit single 'Anaconda' for the first time. Maroon 5 plans to pop their VMA cherry when they perform live at the show for the first time EVER and make sure to catch global superstar Usher when he makes a triumphant return to the VMA stage where he's delivered some of the most memorable performances in VMA history. That's not all -- MTV Artist to Watch and VMA newbies 5 Seconds of Summer will rock the stage and pint-sized pop superstar Ariana Grande will perform her single "Break Free" in her first appearance on the VMA main stage.

With superstars like Queen Bey, Eminem and Iggy Azalea leading the nominations this year, the competition for Moonman domination has been exceptionally fierce. Though most categories are now closed, be sure to cast your vote for the Artist To Watch category, which will be remain open into the live show. Those VMA newbies need your help! On top of that, our brand spankin' new category for Best Lyric Video has been unleashed upon the social stratosphere! Vote for your favorite visual vid by using specially designated hashtags on Twitter, Instagram and Vine and stuff those virtual ballot boxes.

 

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YES

Greek Theatre

Los Angeles, CA 90027

7:30pm

British prog rock legends Yes are back on tour, and yes, they're as sharp as ever, having just put the finishing touches on their 21st studio LP Heaven and Earth. In conjunction with the album's 2014 release, the band hits the road for The Heaven and Earth Tour, where they'll treat fans to cuts from the new record, end-to-end performances of seminal LPs Fragile (1971) and Close to the Edge (1972), and an encore of their greatest hits. Sound like all a fan could ever ask for?  The answer is Yes.

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