Ticked Off Music Fest Los Angeles

Platinum-selling artist Cracker headlined the Ticked Off Music Fest Los Angeles event at the House of Blues.

Our fourth event was Ticked Off Music Fest Los Angeles, which took place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the House of Blues at 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

The music line-up featured platinum-selling recording artists Cracker. The band is best known for their 1991 release “Cracker,” featuring “Happy Birthday to Me” and “Teen Angst,” followed by their 1993 release “Kerosene Hat,” featuring “Low” and “Euro-Trash Girl.” The band was promoting their latest release “Berkeley to Bakersfield.”

Special guest was Les Stroud from the “Survivorman” TV series. Les and his full band played songs from his recent solo releases.

LA native and former X and Lone Justice guitarist Tony Gilkyson played his brand of alternative country.

Nashville-native Alisa Turner played her breakout hit “Breathing” about her own struggles with Lyme disease.

Also appearing was Lyme activist, author and lead singer Natalie London and her band Hey, King!

Sixteen year-old Lyme survivor and singing sensation Keta played her original tunes. She came off of a West Coast tour where she opened for platinum-selling artist Sam Smith.

Gregg Kirk and The Zen Engines played songs from the band’s recent CD releases, all inspired by his healing journeys through Lyme disease.

The fest also featured several well-known speakers from the Lyme community, including “Out of the Woods” author Katina Makris, Lorraine Johnson from LymeDisease.org, and Inanna House founder Mara Williams.

The event was sponsored by Bay Area Lyme Foundation, RightsCorp, Insect Shield, and LA Weekly. Proceeds from the event benefited LymeLight Foundation, LymeDisease.org and Inanna House.