Did Daft Punk Play Avalon Last Night? Nope! It Was a Prank
Reporting by Dennis Romero
The buzz on Twitter today: Daft Punk played at surprise set at Avalon Hollywood last night.
Starting after midnight, lots of folks in attendance reported witnessing -- or thinking they were witnessing -- the helmeted French duo, famous for teasing us by not playing Coachella this year:
So what gives? Was it actually Daft Punk?
TicketsSun., Jun. 25, 7:30pm
Wednesday 13, Once Human, Gabriel & the Apocalypse
TicketsSun., Jun. 25, 8:00pm
TicketsSun., Jun. 25, 8:30pm
Queen & Adam Lambert
TicketsMon., Jun. 26, 8:00pm
Inanimate Existence, Reaping Asmodeia, Cyborg Octopus
TicketsWed., Jun. 28, 6:00pm
Of course not! This is Daft Punk we're talking about.
Says Alastair Duncan, the PR for Avalon: It was a cover act, "externally booked for a private event."
They were called OMT.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Los Angeles, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.