Category Archives: Live Music

AltaMed’s East LA Meets Napa & Beyond 2014

What could be better than eating endless tacos and ceviches? Maybe a bottomless wine glass? How about enjoying it all for charity? On Friday night, AltaMed hosted its 9th annual “East LA Meets Napa & Beyond” event at Union Station. All proceeds benefit … Continue reading

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REDCAT Premieres Fanciful ICELAND July 24-26

Next Thursday through Saturday at REDCAT’s New Original Works Festival, Overtone Industries presents the first half hour of ICELAND, an upcoming musical theatre work by Overtones’ artistic director/composer/actress O-Lan Jones and singer/songwriter Emmet Tinley. ICELAND tells the story of Vaya (Cesili … Continue reading

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Live Review – New Order, La Roux At Greek Theater

Will wonders never cease? Despite a decades-long rep as one of the most boring and aloof live bands in all of music, New Order hit the Greek Theater ready to rock. I’d never seen them in person before, but footage … Continue reading

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Live Review – Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Dustbowl Revival at the John Anson Ford Theater

Long regarded as the keepers of the flame for New Orleans’ traditional music, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been on something of a creative roll lately. Under the leadership of bassist and tuba player Ben Jaffe, the group has … Continue reading

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Damn the Man! Save the Culture! Tuesday!

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New York City’s Heeney Hits Local Dates Around Southern California

There’s some buzz flowing from New York City regarding Heeney‘s Garage Rock sound. Heeney is hitting the west coast and has some selected dates right here in Southern California for those inclined to hear something hot and new. The newest single … Continue reading

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LA Welcomes Back The Babys With a Gala CD Release Party!

Wednesday night, June 25th, the legendary British band The Babys were welcomed back to the Los Angeles area music scene with a fun-filled party that celebrated the official release of their first album in over thirty years, ‘I’ll Have Some of … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Tacolandia 2014 This Saturday, June 28

ATTENTION: THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Presented by The LA Weekly and curated by the World’s First Tacorazzo, Bill Esparza, Tacolandia 2014 will feature tacos from over 40 of LA and Mexico’s hottest vendors. Saturday, June 28th from 3pm-7pm El … Continue reading

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Downtown LA Night Market This Weekend!

Produced by 626 Night Market, DTLA Night Market draws inspiration from the popular night bazaars of Asia. Over 200 vendors will be offering food, merchandise, arts and crafts. There will also be massage chairs, giveaways, carnival games and community action booths. KawaiiKowai will once … Continue reading

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Honda Rockets New Music Out of Torrance with Three Great Bands to Launch Honda Stage

On Thursday, June 11th, Honda made a bold move to connect and brand Millennials. I was invited to join in on the exciting kick off of Honda’s new music platform “Honda Stage“. The whole shindig was opened by Ellen K, … Continue reading

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