The Doors, RAY MANZAREK, and ROBBY KRIEGER,and  singer Linda, performing "Back Door Man" and "L.A. Women" at the HOB,August 16th, 2012,
The Doors, RAY MANZAREK, and ROBBY KRIEGER,and singer Linda, performing "Back Door Man" and "L.A. Women" at the HOB,August 16th, 2012, West Hollywood. (photo: Paty Elias)

The SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL paid tribute to this year's Festival Honoree, The Doors on August 16th 2012, at the House of Blues in West Hollywood. THE DOORS at the Hollywood House of Blues.

One of the most influential rock groups of all time, the Doors, late singer JIM MORRISON organist RAY MANZAREK, guitarist ROBBY KRIEGER, drummer JOHN DENSMORE. formed in the mid-60's in Venice,Ca and got their start on the Sunset strip .

Manzerek referred to the Strip, as "The Axis Mundi", the center of the universe at last nights tribute show.

The Doors, RAY MANZAREK, at the HOB,August 16th, 2012, West Hollywood.
The Doors, RAY MANZAREK, at the HOB,August 16th, 2012, West Hollywood. (photo: Paty Elias)

The legendary Sunset Strip Music Festival is in its fifth year.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17
Six legendary venues, one full night of music
Hank III @ House of Blues
X with special guest Ray Manzarek performing "Los Angeles" @ The Roxy
RZA @ Key Club
Unwritten Law + Mickey Avalon @ Viper Room
James Ingram, Teddy Campbell Band @ Whisky A Go-Go
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
Street festival! Two outdoor stages on Sunset between San Vicente and Doheny, performances in the venues, vendors, VIP rooftop lounge, VIP areas in The Roxy and Key Club, beer garden, autograph tent and interactive experiences all day on The Strip.
Marlyin Manson HOB,The Doors Tribute,August 16th,2012, West Hollywood.
Marlyin Manson HOB,The Doors Tribute,August 16th,2012, West Hollywood. (photo: Paty Elias)

MARILY MANSON, THE OFFSPRING, STEVE AOKI, BAD RELIGION, BLACK LABLE SOCIETY, FAR EAST MOVEMENT, DE LA SOUL, T. MILLS, DEAD SARA, THE MOWGLI'S, DAS RACIST, MATT SKIBA, WALLPAPER, STREET DRUM CORPS, THE UNTOUCHABLES, PEACETREATY, CLOCKWORK, YUNG SKEETER, FILLIGAR + many, many more on outdoor stages and in the venues! After the outdoor stages close, enjoy access to the Dim Mak after party
Sunset Strip Music Festival Sunset Boulevard will be closed between San Vicente Boulevard and Doheny Drive starting at 3 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2012 and will reopen by 7 a.m. on Sunday, August 19.
Where: Street festival on Sunset Boulevard, between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard.
When: Saturday's street festival from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Price: Club venues are priced individually. The Saturday Street Fest is $75. VIP tickets (which include all venues and special events), $135. (All tickets sold at http://www.ticketweb.com/SSMF)