Author Archives: Bob Lee

Dangerhouse Records Night At The Echoplex- Live Review And Photo Gallery

The Dangerhouse Records night presented by Part Time Punks (with an assist from Frontier Records’ Lisa Fancher) at the Echoplex this weekend, was one of the finest Old Punkers Nights in memory. These events, in which multiple participants from the … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Black Oak Arkansas, Lynnette Skynyrd Tonight At The Whisky

Black Oak is in our town as we speak, folks. They traffic in a brand of rock and roll that boils down its essence to a burnt pot – delectably dumb and hyper-confident – some might even call them “cocky” … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Xylouris White at Jewel’s Catch One October 29

Tonight at Jewel’s Catch One, don’t miss the only LA show by Xylouris White, a collaboration between iconic Cretan folk musician George Xylouris and Australian drummer Jim White, who has played for the Dirty Three, Cat Power and PJ Harvey … Continue reading

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A Taste Of Mexico 2014 – Saturday Night

Visiting chefs from CANIRAC Hidalgo in Hidalgo, Mexico. All photos by Bob Lee for the Los Angeles Beat. Taste Of Mexico celebrated its fourth anniversary at LA’s Plaza De Cultura Y Artes last Saturday night, featuring diverse and delicious plates … Continue reading

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I’m Comin’ Over – A September-October To-Do List For Old Punk Rockers

This has already been a pretty spectacular month for gigs of a particular vintage – I deeply regret missing the re-ignited Swans, Mission of Burma, COC and Stiff Little Fingers in the last few weeks alone (Yet I somehow found … Continue reading

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Live Review – Frampton’s Guitar Circus With Buddy Guy, Randy Bachman, David Hidalgo and Robert Randolph at Hollywood Bowl

Peter Frampton is one of those guys who seems born to play the big rooms. It’s hard for me to picture him without a stadium full of people in the frame. That hugeness only lasted for a few years of … Continue reading

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“Sunday Brunch” At The Taste 2014

Chef Alisa Reynolds, second from left, and the crew of My Two Cents. All photos by Bob Lee for the Los Angeles Beat. Brunch was the theme for Sunday afternoon’s Taste gathering, and it soon became evident that The Word … Continue reading

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“Dinner With A Twist” at LA Times’ The Taste 2014

All photos by Bob Lee for the Los Angeles Beat.  Visitors to The Taste’s Saturday evening event, Dinner With A Twist, were treated to a generous spread from some of LA’s most beloved institutions. A festive mood prevailed through the … Continue reading

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Johnny Ramone Tribute At Hollywood Cemetary – Review And Photo Gallery

Rob Zombie and guitarist John 5 at the Ramones tribute. All photos by Brian Michaels for the LA Beat. Hey ho, they’re all gone. But Ramones fans and horror buffs gathered at Hollywood Forever Cemetary last weekend for the 10th … Continue reading

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LAFW Sunday Grand Tasting 2014

All photos by Bob Lee for the Los Angeles Beat. LA Food & Wine’s 2015 edition came to a close on Sunday afternoon with a stellar display of talent from chefs both local and imported. This tradition of getting out-of-town … Continue reading

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