Electronic music and automotive culture have shared a deep-rooted connection since their inception. From the futuristic sounds of Detroit techno to Germany’s post-war industrial landscapes and iconic Autobahn that went on to inspire the sounds and pace of Kraftwerk. Los Angeles nightlife powerhouse, Stranger Than, is set to explore this unique bond through a groundbreaking partnership with the renowned Petersen Automotive Museum. The collaboration will bring the first-ever music programming to the museum’s design-forward rooftop, offering a series of events starting from July 2.
Unveiling the Musical Lineup:
The upcoming event on July 2 promises a forward-thinking musical experience curated by Israeli rising star Adam Ten and LA’s own underground maven, Dead-Tones. These highly respected selectors in the house and techno genres will set the stage for an unforgettable night of electronic music.
The Petersen Automotive Museum:
Since its establishment in 1994, the Petersen Automotive Museum has been a prominent cultural institution in Los Angeles, celebrating the artistry and innovation of the automobile industry. Renowned for its extensive collection of over 300 vehicles, the museum takes visitors on a captivating journey through automotive history. From vintage classics to modern supercars, the Petersen offers a comprehensive and immersive experience for car enthusiasts and history buffs alike.
A Unique Venue:
The Petersen Automotive Museum’s architectural marvel, featuring an exterior stainless-steel ribbon facade, provides a distinctive backdrop for the rooftop music event. This unconventional venue choice adds an extra layer of excitement to the overall experience. Attendees of the Stranger Than event will also have the opportunity to explore three floors of the museum, including the special ‘We Are Porsche’ exhibit, which showcases over forty one-of-a-kind Porsche cars, commemorating the marque’s 75th anniversary.
Stranger Than: Pioneers of Unique Event Experiences:
Stranger Than, led by founder Tal Ohana, is renowned for producing events in unconventional and previously unexplored locations throughout Los Angeles. From iconic landmarks such as Grand Park on the steps of City Hall to Cabrillo Beach, where they hosted one of LA’s only beachfront electronic parties, Stranger Than consistently pushes boundaries and provides unique experiences for attendees. Their expertise in musical curation and innovative production has established them as a premier partner for global institutions like CircoLoco and the renowned Burning Man soundcamp Mayan Warrior.
About Petersen Automotive Museum
The Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity. The museum is located at 6060 Wilshire Blvd. (at Fairfax) in Los Angeles, 90036. Admission prices are $19.95 for general admission adults, $17.95 for seniors, $12.95 for children ages 12 to 17 and $10.95 for children ages 4 to 11. Active military with ID, personal care attendants and children under age four are admitted free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For general information, call 323-930-CARS or visit www.petersen.org.