Festival pays tribute to 60s icons

LONG BEACH - The Purple Revolver music festival celebrating 60s and 70s pop culture "with a 21st century slant" takes place Sept. 15 at the Rainbow Lagoon near Shoreline Village in Long Beach.The festival will feature live performances by Beatles, Queen and Led Zeppelin tribute bands, and prizes will be awarded to the best Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, Elton John and Jackson 5 lookalikes. A car show will feature classic muscle cars from the 60s and 70s, along with hot rods, custom roadsters and movie cars. Early bird tickets start at $15 and can be purchased online at purple-revolver.com.

********** Published: August 30, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 20