Bringing hot bands from all over the world to the music Mecca that is Los Angeles, FILTER magazine announce their first annual Culture Collide Festival featuring Black Lips, Klaxons, Phantogram, The Besnard Lakes, Monotonix, Kasiokids, We Barbarians and dozens more to be announced!

The event will take place on October 7, 8 and 9 at Spaceland, the Echo, Echoplex and The Standard, Downtown LA with a block party on October 10 presented by Toyota Antics to celebrate the weekend’s festivities.

Each participating country (including Norway, Spain, Israel, Poland, Germany, Sweden and more) will bring two of its artists to Los Angeles to partner up with an established American band for the showcase. These U.S. bands, along with FILTER Magazine, will act as ambassadors throughout the festival and take the international artists under their wings to share information about playing the States and compare notes about creating music.

For more information on this awesome and fresh music festival visit Tickets will go on sale via Ticket Web on July 5 and are priced at $20 for the entire festival.