This weekend: Cervantes' Electric Avenue Music and Arts Fest

Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom may have changed owners last fall, but things are clearly still kicking at the venue, and there's still plenty of music in the streets. Last year, before changing hands Cervantes' hosted the Dancing In the Streets, a three-day festival that took place at 26th and Welton.

This year, the venue is sponsoring a new festival called Electric Avenue, which is once again slated to take place on the streets of Five Points on Saturday, September 4 and Sunday, September 5.

Near as we can tell, with the exception of the fact that Electric Avenue is spread over two days in September rather than over three in August, the new event looks to be pretty in line with the previous one with a daytime sets from a notably Cervantes'-centric lineup, as well as after hours sets in both that space and the Other Side (formerly Quixote's).

Below, see the lineup thus far (which includes Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Living Legends, Pnuma Trio and King Pigeon, among others). Tickets for Electric Avenue are on sale now and range from $30 (one-day early bird pass) to $135 (two-day VIP).

Electric Avenue Music and Arts Festival at Historic Five Points September 4 - 5, 2010

  • Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
  • Living Legends
  • Pnuma Trio
  • Who's Bad - The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band
  • King Pigeon featuring Michael Kang (SCI), Steve Molitz (Particle/Phil Lesh), Adam Deitch (Lettuce/John Scofield) and Ron Johnson (Brett Dennen)
  • Kyle Hollingsworth Band
  • Greensky Bluegrass
  • Great American Taxi featuring Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon
  • Eliot Lipp
  • Anders Osborne
  • Juno What?!
  • Octopus Nebula
  • Adam Deitch's Break Science
  • Dark Party
  • Sol Drive Train
  • Euforquestra
  • Mountain Standard Time
  • Yamn

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Dave Herrera
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