25th Abbot Kinney Festival, Sunday, Sept. 27



The Abbot Kinney Festival is back for the 25th time and will happen on Sunday, September 27th, 2009. 150,000 people are expected to attend. There will be five stages with music, tons of exhibitors and lots of vendors. The Abbot Kinney Festival Association is a nonprofit organization with an annual grants program to promote Venice based service organizations, so feel free to help them out and grab a poster or T-Shirt at the event or their online shop.

A list of the bands:

10:30 am M.K and the Gentlemen – http://www.myspace.com/mkmusicproject
11:20 am Lady Katherine – http://www.myspace.com/ladykatherinemusic
12:10 pm Musket – http://www.myspace.com/musketonmyspace
12:55 pm Stephanie Quayle – http://www.myspace.com/stephaniequaylemusic
1:40 pm Elevaters – http://www.myspace.com/elevaters
2:30 pm Peter Goetz – http://www.myspace.com/outsideobserver
3:20 pm Miss Willie Brown – http://www.myspace.com/misswilliebrown
4:20 pm Venice – http://www.myspace.com/venicecentralspace
5:30 pm Brig Band – http://www.myspace.com/klufikukiuck

FMLY STAGE – Andalusia Avenue
10:30 am Babystone – http://www.myspace.com/babystonemusic
11:30 am Kenneth Pattengale – http://www.kennethpattengale.com
12:30 pm The 87 Stick Up Kids – http://www.myspace.com/the87stickupkids
1:30 pm Haim – http://www.myspace.com/wearehaim
2:30 pm Jack Littman – http://www.myspace.com/jacklittman
3:30 pm Awards Presentation for Spirit of Community Award and AKFA Community Grants Progrm
4:30 pm Juliette Commagere – http://www.myspace.com/juliettecommagere

10:00 am Family Parade from California Ave. to Westminster Ave.
10:15 am Aaron Nigel Smith & The FUNdamentals Band – songs for infants, toddlers & preschool children using guitars and African djembe drums.- Youtube |www.fundamentalsmedia.com
10:45 am Ina Buckner-Barnette – Drum circle and interactive animal storytelling show -www.sunshinestoryteller.com
11:15 am David Tobocman – “Very Helpful Songs” for children – http://www.VeryHelpfulSongs.com | http://www.myspace.com/davidtobocman
11:45 am Mamma Maria – Big Band Music for the whole family
12:05 pm Teen Theatrical Performance by Inside Out Community Arts
12:35 pm Kids on Stage http://www.kidsonstage.com
1:00 pm Aquamantra – RECYCLE-ution song by Gina Rene with giveaways by Aquamantra Waters – http://www.aquamantra.net
1:25 pm Everybody Dance – Youth Dance Group – http://www.everybodydance.net
1:50 pm Shoeflies – Energetic Rock and Bluegrass Band http://www.myspace.com/slapshoefly
2:20 pm Gina Rene / The Urban Musical Goddess – Hip Hop music about social change – http://www.myspace.com/ginarene
2:40 pm Intersection Dance Ensemble – Modern dance company – http://www.intersectiondance.org
3:00 pm Rock Music by R5 – http://www.myspace.com/r5rocksmusic
3:30 pm Ana Rosas – Hip Hop Artist and Dancers
3:50 pm Sandy Bowles – Spoken Word http://www.myspace.com/sandyhelenbowles
4:05 pm The Hot Kicks – Australian Indie Rock Band – http://www.myspace.com/thehotkicks
4:45 pm Get Lit Players – Classical Teen Poetry Troupe with a hip hop twist – http://www.myspace.com/getlit_org
5:15 pm Superbroke Brass, Tin and Strings Electric Marching Band – http://www.myspace.com/getlit_org