Category Archives: Live Music

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in LA with a Parade, Festivals, and Free Cake!

THE KINGDOM DAY PARADE On Monday, the 32nd annual Kingdom Day Parade will once again travel down MLK Jr. and Crenshaw in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. The parade features marching bands, floats, equestrian units, celebrities, beauty queens, dance … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Beauty, Food, History, Live Music, Music, Upcoming Events | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Can’t Wait for the Summer Festivals? Just Head Downtown to the DTLA Proud Block Party

Saturday, January 28, DTLA Proud will host the “DTLA Proud Block Party at Night on Broadway” in conjunction with the 3rd annual “Night on Broadway.” The free Block Party will be happening from 4pm – 11pm and will be located on 4th … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Beauty, Events, Fashion, Live Music, Music, Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

Lawndale, Atomic Sherpas and Double Naught Spy Car at the Maui Sugar Mill Saloon

Posted in Live Music, Music, Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

The Devil, You Say! A Fundraiser for The Satanic Temple of Los Angeles

January 14, Das Bunker and The Satanic Temple present “Satanic Mass,” an evening of music, dance, ritual, and tales of possessed felines. Starting at 7pm, the night will include an “Invocation Ritual” with live music by 3teeth, a Destruction Ritual with … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Art, Events, Live Music, Music, Theater | 2 Comments

Best of 2016 – A Short List

As usual, I spent most of the year listening to, reading and watching older stuff that I probably should’ve absorbed years ago, but here are a few new things I really enjoyed this year: Albums: Bootblacks – Veins (review) Patience … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, CDs, Live Music, Miscellanious, Movies, Music, Television | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Beat Recommends – The Deadbeats, Saccharine Trust, Egrets on Ergot This Saturday

This Saturday, prepare for a rare local sighting of the lovably off-kilter Deadbeats, presently in action mode to promote their newly released/ seventeen years in the making double album 666-1313 (see our interview with Scott Guerin in which we discuss … Continue reading

Posted in Live Music, Music, Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

Where the Cool Kids Will Be On New Years Eve 2016

FOURTH ANNUAL GRAND PARK + THE MUSIC CENTER’S N.Y.E.L.A. The city of Los Angeles’ goal to make this Grand Park event the Times Square of the west coast seemed awfully grandiose four years ago, but with spectacular 3D light projections … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Events, Food, Live Music, Movies, Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

A Night To Remember: Ultimate Jam Night a Salute to AC/DC and Malcolm Young

      Story and photos: Michael Stanway As a photojournalist, I focus more on what images can say rather than my own verbal commentary, interpretations and personal opinions (okay, bias). Images tell stories. They capture moments in time. They … Continue reading

Posted in Live Music | 2 Comments

For Your Holiday Shopping – Sinatra Around The World

Just in time for the holiday season comes a pair of classics (it’s actually a quad, two concerts on each DVD).  From Eagle Rock Entertainment, comes some classic Sinatra.  You may have seen some of these clips, like “The Main … Continue reading

Posted in DVDs, Live Music, Music | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tickets On Sale Friday 12/9 for We Rock With Standing Rock

Tickets go on sale this Friday for “We Rock With Standing Rock”, a benefit concert in support of the water protectors at Standing Rock, to be held at the Henry Fonda Theater on Sunday, December 18. Here’s the line-up announced … Continue reading

Posted in Live Music, Music, Upcoming Events | Leave a comment