August 2013 in L.A. Weekly Photos
The 2013 Depeche Mode Convention took over Avalon as hardcore fans celebrated the British synthpop band late into the night. DJ Richard Blade, a longtime champion of the band, hosted the event. On stage, tribute band Strangelove played an impeccable set of covers that included B-sides like "Sea of Sin." Upstairs, fans took part in Depeche Mode karaoke, which had the entire room singing. See all of the pictures from "Depeche Mode Convention @ Avalon Hollywood."
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Things always heat up in August in L.A. and this year was certainly no exception. From the FYF Fest and the Gathering of the Juggalos to James Murphy's "Pansexual Palace" and the National Air Guitar Championships, if it was hot and happening, we were there. Here's a look back at the month in photos.
Published on August 28, 2013