Category Archives: Live Music

Lee Rocker Dishes About the Stray Cats, Rockabilly and the Upcoming New Blues Festival in Long Beach

Lee Rocker has had great success in music. Starting young, from his career with his breakthrough band the Stray Cats, who sold 10 million albums and earned 23 gold and platinum records, Lee has gone on to make great music … Continue reading

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Burgers, Bourbon and Beer this Wednesday!

Wednesday, August 24, Los Angeles Magazine will be holding their competition for the Best Burger of 2016 with an evening of burgers, bourbon and beer at The Victorian in Santa Monica. Gourmet bites will be offered by local favorites including FIG, Malibu … Continue reading

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Bands You Must See at Echo Park Rising Saturday Night

Echo Park Rising is in full swing, and there are still plenty of great bands to check out. This is the 6th year for Echo Park Rising, a community event with over a dozen venues participating, plus specials from local … Continue reading

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Bands You Must See at Echo Park Rising Tonight

Echo Park Rising is in full swing. The bad news is that last night you missed Egrets on Ergot, but the good news is that there are still plenty of great bands to check out. This is the 6th year … Continue reading

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Two Days Of Lemmy On The Sunset Strip

In addition to our intrepid Editor’s post about the unveiling of the Lemmy statue at The Rainbow, there are other events happening next week that promise to blow the roof off of The Sunset Strip! Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running … Continue reading

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Dick Van Dyke and the Vantastix Come to The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

This week, a video of 90-year-old Dick Van Dyke and his a capella group The Vantastix serenading patrons of a Santa Monica Denny’s with “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” has garnered over 800,000 views for Cindy Rohrbrough, who uploaded it to … Continue reading

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It’s Time for LA Food and Wine and the LA Times’ The Taste: Compare and Contrast

For department stores, the big rush is around Christmastime. For schools it’s all about September. For LA foodies, it all happens as August slides into September. It is the peak of event season, with two of the biggies happening on consecutive … Continue reading

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The 9th Annual Surf Guitar 101 Convention Comes to Alpine Village this Saturday

There is no better place than Southern California, the birthplace of surf music, to celebrate the genre with the 9th annual Surf Guitar 101 Convention. On Saturday, August 13, from noon til midnite, a gathering of members of www.surfguitar101.com, a website dedicated to surf guitar, will … Continue reading

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Jeff Beck And Friends At Hollywood Bowl

Last night Los Angeles was supposed to be in attendance for “Jeff Beck and Friends, a Celebration of 50 years” at The Hollywood Bowl. Instead what was presented was essentially nine different mini-concerts, each one an amazing retrospective of a … Continue reading

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The Final Liquid Kitty Punk Rock BBQ: Summer 2016

 Photos by Elise Thompson, Jordan Schwartz and Dorian Jones SACCHARINE TRUST

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