Category Archives: Live Music

James Williamson & Friends, Cheetah Chrome With Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs – Live Review and Photo Gallery

When the Stooges splintered in 1974, they left unfinished business: at least two albums’ worth of songs that never received a proper studio recording. There’s an entire chunk of the band’s history when James Williamson and Ron Asheton were both … Continue reading

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Don Preston, Original Mothers of Invention Keyboardist, Joins “Fuzzy” Knight’s Blowin’ Smoke Rhythm and Blues Revue

Don Preston, keyboardist extraordinaire on such Mothers of Invention albums such as Weasels Ripped My Flesh and Just Another Band From L.A., has joined the Blowin’ Smoke Rhythm and Blues Revue as keyboardist and horns arranger. Don was the original … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015 Events

Tomorrow we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, music, and even birthday cake. Yeah, you heard me – free cake. You may choose to honor the memory of MLK by volunteering in your community. If you are interested in being … Continue reading

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Jesika von Rabbit greets the New Year with new music, a new record and a new show

Jesika von Rabbit always loved music. “My mother started me on piano lessons when I was five years old”, she said. “She was a singer growing up in Wisconsin and I knew I loved music like from straight out of … Continue reading

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Take a Trip Back in Time this Weekend at the Steampunk Carnivale Aboard the Queen Mary

If all the 70s and 80s music events happening this weekend just aren’t far enough back in time for you, travel to Victorian times aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach. Her Royal Majesty’s Steampunk Symposium is hosting a four day Carnivale. January … Continue reading

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It’s a Punk Rock Weekend at the Farmers Market

This weekend EB’s Beer & Wine Bar on the west patio of the Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax will be all about old school punk. There will be an art exhibit of Dave Worth’s Punk Rock Cartoons on Friday and Saturday. Friday … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: James Williamson & Cheetah Chrome

This Friday night presents no small dillemma for the proto-punk nut seeking live entertainment in LA. You’ve got the Dictators NYC (Manitoba and Ross but not Andy Shernoff) with the Angry Samoans at the Roxy, and you’ve got the Pagans … Continue reading

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Win Tickets To See Voivod And Napalm Death at “Through Space And Grind Tour” at House of Blues

It’s not good to mince words when talking extreme music so let’s get down to brass tacks: the combined force of Voivod and Napalm Death on stage together on the Through Space And Grind tour, which arrives at the House … Continue reading

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Bravefest at the Florentine Gardens – Review

Last night I attended Bravefest Los Angeles, at the Florentine Gardens.  The lineup was extremely appealing to many fans, as it included popular singer Cody Simpson, and former O2l member JC Caylen, as well as many others, like Dillon Rupp, … Continue reading

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Desert Dragon Rocks the Canyon Club this Coming Sunday

Desert Dragon, purveyors of some kicking alt/psychedelia/hard rock music, from Los Angeles, is performing in concert at the Canyon Club in Agourga Hills Sunday, January 11 at 8:00pm. Also on the bill with Desert Dragon is James Durbin from American … Continue reading

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