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The Killers headlining inaugural Life is Beautiful fest

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The inaugural Life is Beautiful festival, set for downtown Las Vegas in October, looked to some big name bands who call the city home.

The Killers and Imagine Dragons head the music lineup for the two-day fest slated for Oct. 26-27. Festival organizers announced the lineup Monday night in a reveal party at the Fremont Country Club.

At least 50 other bands, artists and DJs are joining the two highly touted Las Vegas groups, including Beck, Kings of Leon, Passion Pit and Jurassic 5.

The festival also touted a lineup of famed chefs who have made their mark in Las Vegas, including Cat Cora, Michael Mina, Rick Moonen and Carla Pellegrino.

The festival also announced a Cirque Du Soleil presence at the festival with all eight Las Vegas productions holding performances.

Tickets for the festival are set to go on sale Friday at, with early bird purchases going for $99.50. VIP passes will also sell for $349.50.

According to the producers of the event, at least 10 blocks of downtown will stage the festival in the Fremont East District.

Here's a list of bands announced for the festival:

The Killers, Kings of Leon, Beck, Imagine Dragons, Pretty Lights, Empire of the Sun, Passion Pit, Jurassic 5, Childish Gambino, STS9, Purity Ring, Big Gigantic, Portugal. The Man, Danny Brown, Dawes, Andrew McMahon, Earl Sweatshirt, The Joy Formidable, Charli XCS, Living Colour, Allen Stone, Capital Cities, Haim, Youngblood Hawke, Twenty One Pilots, ZZ Ward, Poolside, Family of the Year, Robert DeLong, Wallpaper, Five Knives, Cayucas, Cosmic Suckerpunch, Knocked Up Kids, Moon Dog Matinee, Shalvoy Music, Most Thieves, Rusty Maples, Kid Meets Cougar, Same Sex Mary, Beau Hodges Band, DJ88, The Dirty Hooks, American Cream, Sabriel, Crazy Chief, Supra, A Crowd of Small Adventures, Haleamano, Jordan Kate Mitchell, DJZO and Joey Pero and His Band.

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