Florence + The Machine to Perform at LACMA Gala

Florence + The Machine is slated to play second-annual LACMA Art + Film gala

Florence + The Machine will perform at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Art + Film Gala, honoring artist Ed Ruscha and Stanley Kubrick, LACMA announced Tuesday.

Getty ImagesThe gala, set for Oct. 27, will feature a special tribute to director Steven Spielberg to the late film director, who will be the subject of a retrospective at the museum Nov. 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013. 

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LACMA also will be presenting the exhibition "Ed Ruscha:
Standard" from Sept. 22, 2012 to Jan. 21, 2013.

The Grammy-nominated British band Florence + The Machine, led by singer Florence Welch (above),  sold more than 3 million copies of 2009 debut album "Lungs," which includes the hit song “Dog Days are Over.”

Last year’s LACMA gala, which attracted more than 500 attendees, honored actor Clint Eastwood and artist John Baldessari.