Lyynks Music & Front Porch Cinema Announce Free Pop-Up Performance by Indie-Pop Rockers, SAINT MOTEL on Friday, October 17 Accompanying the Outdoor Screening of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” on the Santa Monica Pier

A free, pop-up performance by internationally buzzing indie-pop band, Saint Motel at the Santa Monica Pier on Friday, Oct. 17. The band, who has played with the likes of Arctic Monkeys and Imagine Dragons, will play a special show for at Front Porch Cinema before the screening of Wes Anderson’s latest masterpiece, “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” and do a meet and greet for fans after the show. This will be the band’s final LA show before embarking on their European tour.

Saint Motel recently did a cover of The Who’s “A Quick One While He’s Away,” for the 2-disk compilation, I Saved Latin! A Tribute to Wes Anderson. Knowing the band’s unique love for all things cinematic, Lyynks Music tapped the buzzing quartet to join the celebration of Lyynks Music’s launch and perform before the screening of The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Front Porch Cinema will also feature its charming Cinema Lounge and free coffee from the newly opened  Dunkin Donuts. The Cinema Lounge, sponsored by  Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, offers movie-themed cocktails curated by the Cocktail Academy, as well as baked goods and confections.

The 2014 Front Porch Cinema season will conclude its free Friday night films on October 24 with “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. ”

Friday, October 17
    •    6 p.m. – Cinema Lounge opens
    •    6:45 p.m. – Saint Motel performance
    •    7:30 p.m. – Meet & Greet with Saint Motel at the Lyynks Music tent
    •    8 p.m. – “The Grand Budapest Hotel” begins

Parking will be available in the lot north of the pier at 1550 Pacific Coast Highway, and FREE bike valet will be provided. But why drive when you can get a ride? Download the #1 taxi app, Curb, and get to the Pier with no hassle.

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