Category Archives: Live Music

Album Review: HellBat! Puts the Fright in Fright Night

Yay Freedom!, the debut release by Los Angeles rock quartet HellBat!, is an ambitious convergence of punk, classic rock and jazz.  Transcending the dry ice, leather studded outfits and heavy metal imagery that the band’s name might imply, HellBat! challenges … 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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Upcoming: Le Reverie Opens Hellion’s Halloween Show with 5 Great Bands this Friday

Le Reverie, coming off of a smash performance at the 3rd Annual Rockers Against Cancer Benefit Show held last weekend with ’70s Glam-rockers the Sweet, again lights up the stage with their unique blend of Gothic, heavy metal, progressive and symphonic … Continue reading

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Charlie Overbey And The Broken Arrows To Make Their Debut At The Viper Room On November 6

Having risen from the ashes of some of L.A.’s coolest bands, Charlie Overbey and The Broken Arrows make their live performance debut at the Viper Room on the Sunset Strip on Thursday, November 6. Charlie – who hails from ’90s Sunset … Continue reading

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Music and Comedy Festival Supreme

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Live Review: The Raveonettes at The El Rey

On their new album, “Pe’ahi”, The Raveonettes, whose style has definitely changed a bit over the years, are masters of accessible melodies submerged in reverb and distortion. It’s a very satisfying combination of edginess and catchiness, that was only enhanced live at The … Continue reading

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Long Beach Zombie Walk Oct 24th-26th

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Billy’s Fish Fry and Community Social is Back This Thursday: Music, Art and Performance by Talented People in Our Community; and Free Too!

Billy’s Fish Fry and Community Social is back and you’re invited! Back by popular demand, Billy’s Fish Fry and Community Social is now a quarterly event. Still held at the La Luz de Jesus Gallery In the Los Feliz neighborhood, … Continue reading

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“Fuzzy” Knight Brings Blowin’ Smoke Rhythm and Blues Band and the Fabulous Smokettes to Harvelle’s for Some Great Music

Often times, the smaller intimate rooms bring out the best in a group. Such was the case Saturday night at Harvelle’s, once the only place west of LA’s Central Avenue where you could hear blues, soul and R&B. The Blowin’ … Continue reading

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LA Beat Contest: Win Tix to the YouBloom Music Conference!

Want a free pair of tickets to the music conference at the YouBloom Festival? The conference takes place at The Ebell Club in Highland Park on Saturday November 15th, and the program includes masterclasses on the economics of DIY production, as … Continue reading

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