Category Archives: Live Music

The Slidebar Rock and Roll Kitchen in Fullerton: Great Rock and Delicious Food

As Neil Young said about the Sex Pistol’s Johnny Rotten, “Hey, Hey, my my, rock and roll will never die”. Well, for any one who wants to see that local rock in Orange County is not dead, the place to … Continue reading

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It’s Time for the Chinatown Moon Festival!

Saturday night Chinatown will celebrate the 74th annual Moon Festival. The Autumn Moon Festival takes place in the Central Plaza beginning at 5pm. It is believed that this is the time of the year when the moon is at its fullest and … Continue reading

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Come to the Dark Side with Upcoming Shows by Goth Rockers Le Reverie

Le Reverie, the L.A.-based Goth-Metal band known for their unique musical mix of progressive rock, metal, classical symphony and Goth, has three special shows coming up in the LA/OC area. The award-winning band, fronted by powerful vocalist Allie Jorgen, is … Continue reading

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Ventura’s Upcoming Blues and Brews Festival Promises a Weekend of Stellar Blues Music, Craft Beers and Delicious BBQ

The weekend of September 20 and 21, a short drive up to Ventura will yield a great weekend of beer, BBQ and music. In conjunction with Ventura Beer Week, September 14 to 21, the California Beer Festival starts off Saturday … Continue reading

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16th Annual Greek Fest at St Sophia’s this Weekend!

Opa! It’s time to sing, dance, eat pastries, and set cheese on fire at LA’s Annual Greek Fest.  St. Sophia Cathedral will once again host this spectacular event. The cathedral building is available for tours during limited hours. Tonight the festival kicks … Continue reading

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Live Review – Frampton’s Guitar Circus With Buddy Guy, Randy Bachman, David Hidalgo and Robert Randolph at Hollywood Bowl

Peter Frampton is one of those guys who seems born to play the big rooms. It’s hard for me to picture him without a stadium full of people in the frame. That hugeness only lasted for a few years of … Continue reading

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Long Beach Funkfest 2014

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Johnny Ramone Tribute At Hollywood Cemetary – Review And Photo Gallery

Rob Zombie and guitarist John 5 at the Ramones tribute. All photos by Brian Michaels for the LA Beat. Hey ho, they’re all gone. But Ramones fans and horror buffs gathered at Hollywood Forever Cemetary last weekend for the 10th … Continue reading

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Liquid Kitty Punk Rock BBQ Labor Day Weekend

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The Zombies / Santa Monica Pier, 8/21/14

The Twilight summer concert series at the Santa Monica Pier is one of the many reasons I love summer in southern California. It offers the chance to hear great music for free while witnessing the sights, sounds and smells of … Continue reading

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