Category Archives: Live Music

The Very Last Liquid Kitty PRB Ever

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Yes We Can Can: An Allen Toussaint Salute at the Hollywood Bowl Wednesday Night

This Wednesday, the sounds of New Orleans will once again fill the Hollywood Bowl, a summer ritual that never fails to spice up LA life. This edition promises a loving tribute to the sadly departed Allen Toussaint, the great and … Continue reading

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The Boss – Diana Ross at Hollywood Bowl

The first time I saw Diana Ross perform I was in high school. Her set at the Universal Amphitheater back then ended with an enthralling version of “Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand).” I was so amped up that when … Continue reading

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Album Review and Band Interview: Evilution by The Black Widows

Southern California’s favorite arachnid rockers are back and in a massive way.  Evilution, the much-anticipated follow-up to 2013’s Revenge of the Black Widows, delivers 16 blistering tracks of pure instrumental evil.  The Los Angeles Beat serendipitously heard a brief sample … Continue reading

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Pet Sounds at The Hollywood Bowl

Last night was a historical night for music lovers in Los Angeles. Brian Wilson played The Hollywood Bowl to a sold-out crowd, but this wasn’t a Beach Boys concert.  Wilson played the entirety of Pet Sounds, and rounded out the set … Continue reading

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In Review: The LA Chamber Orchestra Gets Serious With Disney Silly Symphonies

In this review, I’m looking back at a multidimensional event that took the music and animation to the next level: On June 4, 2016, the classic animations of the Silly Symphonies were paired with the live sound of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Continue reading

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LA Weekly’s Burgers & Beer Extravaganza Returns to The Coliseum

We can’t wait for the LA Weekly’s second annual Burgers & Beer event! Saturday, July 30th, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 32 of LA’s Best Burgers and 44 Craft Breweries will be providing endless bites and sips at The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum … Continue reading

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The Annual Lotus Festival Returns to Echo Park Lake

Friday night is a free kickoff event. Saturday and Sunday, July 9th and 10th, the Lotus Festival will take place from 12 noon until 5pm with Asian crafts, performances, and food.

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East LA Meets NAPA 2016 Brings the Flavor to California Plaza

One of our favorite annual events is East LA Meets Napa, an elegant celebration of food and wine. The fundraiser returns on Friday, July 15th to benefit AltaMed Health Services, a community organization that provides “…access to health care, senior services, teen mentoring, HIV care … Continue reading

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Alice Bag’s Record Release Party at The Echo 7/2/1


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