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Author Archives: Brian Michaels
Johnny Lydon aka Johnny Rotten made his triumphant Los Angeles return with Public Image Limited on Sunday night at Club Nokia. I confess I didn’t venture to the Club Nokia on Sunday night with any interest, or for that matter, … Continue reading
I’ve written many times about the incredible musical experiences I have had over the past two years with the Los Angeles Beat in glorious Santa Barbara that I thought it about time to do a travel piece around a … Continue reading
Paul Weller, aka the “Modfather”, and founding member of “The Jam” and “The Style Council” dazzled the audience at the Greek Theatre Friday. Weller showed incredible range and diversity, showcasing new music as well as a few choice oldies for … Continue reading
In one of the most powerful performances of the year, Patti Smith delivers an epic set, and is joined onstage by Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers with a surprise finale including actor Johnny Depp.
By James Eliopulos with Brian Michaels contributing Photographs. Saturday night at the Orpheum Theater the works of two of the most interesting and versatile composers, arrangers and performers of the 20th century were reworked, juxtaposed and even mashed up a … Continue reading
The Black Keys and Tegan and Sara are playing two nights at the Staples Center this weekend, but not before a stop in our favorite venue in Southern California, the Santa Barbara County Bowl.
Friday night at the Hollywood Bowl was a walk back in time to a place where things were far simpler. Bow Wow Wow, The Motels, The Psychedelic Furs and the Go-Gos took the stage for a musical revival of the … Continue reading
Virtuouso guitarist Warren Haynes of the Allman Brothers Band and Government Mule at the Club Nokia this week. With much thanks to Aaron and Todd at Club Nokia.
Angelenos flocked to sites all over Southern California to view the spectacular fly by of the Space Shuttle Endeavor coming in for its final landing before heading to the California Science Center as it’s permanent home. We chose Venice Beach … Continue reading
The Getty Center hosted another evening of free music under the stars on Saturday night as part of it’s “Saturday Off The 405″ concert series. Angelenos packed the trams to the top of the Getty to enjoy free music by … Continue reading