SiriusXM’s Hair Nation Festival resurrects the filth of ’80s-era Sunset Strip

Sunset Strip in the 1980s – was there ever a more debaucherous time and place? Rock and roll was larger than life and every show was a party. Now — for one night only on September 17 — you can travel back in time to that land of excess at SiriusXM’s Hair Nation Festival with performances by Vince Neil, Bret Michaels, Yngwie Malmsteen Kix, Slaughter, Lita Ford, Vixen, Britny Fox, BulletBoys, Faster Pussycat, LA Guns’ Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns, Loudness, Junkyard, Vain, Tuff, Bang Tango, Pretty Boy Floyd, Odin, Gabbie Rae, and Circus of Power.

The festival will be hosted by Hair Nation (Ch. 39)’s Eddie Trunk, who is excited to emcee the first-ever Hair Nation mini-fest.

“As a lifelong fan, friend and supporter of so many of these bands on radio and TV it’s great to see them have their own event to celebrate their decades of great music,” the Trunk Nation host said.

Vince Neil says he plans to “pull out all the stops” at the festival, which he calls a “big kickass event.”

“I can’t wait to perform back in Southern California where it all started for me,” Neil said. “What a great lineup, in a great venue. “

SiriusXM will broadcast performances, as well as backstage interviews with artists, from SiriusXM’s Hair Nation Festival on SiriusXM’s Hair Nation channel, via satellite on channel 39 and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. The broadcast will air the weekend of September 24.

General Admission and VIP tickets for SiriusXM’s Hair Nation Festival go on sale Friday, April 22 at 1 pm ET via HairNationFest.com and start at just $15 (plus fees). SiriusXM subscribers can get their tickets early during our exclusive pre-sale starting 4/20 at 1 pm ET through 4/22 at 1 am ET.

A limited number of exclusive experiences and VIP opportunities are available for purchase, including access to one or more VIP Lounges at the festival, premier seating and VIP restrooms, with some of the packages including exclusive meet-and-greet and photo opportunities with select bands, front row tickets, and more.

Information and pricing on all packages and experiences, including NOBODY RIDES FOR FREE, YOUTH GONE WILD, MEET & GREET VIP, FRONT ROW ULTIMATE VIP, and BOOZE CRUISE TRAVEL PACKAGE + FRONT ROW ULTIMATE VIP, is available at HairNationFest.com.

Two lucky unsigned bands will have the chance to play at SiriusXM’s Hair Nation Festival via SiriusXM’s Hair Nation Festival Battle Of The Bands, held Wednesday, August 17 at the infamous Whisky A Go-Go on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, CA.

The grand prize winner will open the main stage, and the runner up as chosen by host Eddie Trunk and other celebrity rock judges, will open the second stage at SiriusXM’s Hair Nation Festival. Bands can apply for a chance to play the SiriusXM’s Hair Nation Festival Battle Of The Bands by emailing whiskyagogobooking@yahoo.com by June 17, 2016.

SiriusXM’s Hair Nation Festival is produced by Live Nation and Synergy Global Entertainment (SGE) and will feature nonstop music on two stages, including a rotating main stage with back-to-back performances, VIP Meet and Greets, a vendor village, and more.

For a free 30-day trial, check out http://www.siriusxm.com/freeTrial.

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