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Red Bull Music Academy Festival heads to the West Coast for the first time

And recruits Thundercat, Flying Lotus, Ice-T and more.

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Earlier this year, New York's annual Red Bull Music Academy Festival saw--among other workshops, events, and lectures--a multimedia dance performance from Solange, a piano bar show from Gucci Mane, a Prince tribute, and some celebrations of New Jack Swing.

But now, the world-traveling series will be coming to the West Coast for the first time.

The inaugural Los Angeles edition will include Flying Lotus and Thundercat co-headlining a 3D show, conversations with both Ice-T and Floria Sigismond (who directed Rihanna's "Sledgehammer" video), a party driven by the sounds from the African and Latinx disaspora, and a celebration of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, the jazz pianist, organist, harpist, singer, composer, and wife of John Coltrane.

From October 6 to October 29, the events will go down at spots around Los Angeles, including the Hollywood Forever Cemetary, Paramount Pictures Studios, the Regent Theater, and the Miracle Theater.

See the full line-up below.

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