LA Weekly's Detour fest a real Bloc Party


NEW YORK -- Among the acts confirmed for the second LA Weekly Detour Music Festival are Bloc Party, red hot dance act Justice, Satellite Party, Kinky, the Comedians of Comedy, Turbonegro, Teddybears, Moving Units, the Raveonettes, Shout Out Louds and Autolux.

The festival is set for Oct. 6 on Main and 1st streets in downtown Los Angeles.

The event also will boast performances from Celebrity Skin, the Aliens, the Aggrolites, Busy P, DJ Mehdi, Sebastian, Kavinsky, So Me, Noisettes, Cool Kids, the Deadly Syndrome, Scissors for Lefty, Johnossi, Augie March, Nico Vega, Franki Chan, Travis Keller and Bruce Perdew.

Tickets go on sale Thursday via Ticketmaster. Detour is booked by Goldenvoice, best known for the annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. A portion of proceeds will benefit the nonprofit organization Tree People, which works to find sustainable solutions to urban ecosystem problems.

Detour launched last year with a lineup that included Beck, Queens of the Stone Age, Peeping Tom and Basement Jaxx.