Category Archives: Live Music

Interview: James Conlon & Lisa Sutton Discuss Pittance Chamber Music’s Program of Mozart and Mendelssohn at Zipper Hall

Pittance Chamber Music presents its second concert of the 2016/17 season at 8pm this Friday, February 3rd, at Zipper Hall.  The program will feature Mozart’s Serenade No. 10 in B flat (often referred to as the “Gran Partita” after an … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends – Ace Frehley At The Saban Theater

Speaking as a KISS Army Recruit since 1976, I have to admit there have been times in recent years that the franchise and its current organization have not always lived up to the high standards we recruits wish to see … Continue reading

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The Los Angeles Women’s March Strongly Represented for Civil Liberties and Free Speech!

I met up with Kat Kramer for the Women’s March here in Los Angeles to be a part of something important after the fallout of the November 8th election. While I waited for Kat to arrive I was amazed by … Continue reading

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Dancin’ To 60s Soul at Los Globos

This Tuesday, January 24th, Brown Sugar Productions presents a 1960s Soul Dance Party at Los Globos in Silverlake. Guests should dress in ’60s Prom Night attire and expect to dance to music by The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, The Four Tops, … Continue reading

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Ray Goren, 16-Year-Old Guitar Phenom, Rocks at Genghis Cohen, Talks about Leon Russell and More

Ray Goren is not your typical 16-year-old high school student. Not many guitarists his age—or any age—have shared the stage with Leon Russell and opened in Monterey for B.B. King. He’s also played with Buddy Guy, Bonnie Raitt, Robbie Kreiger … Continue reading

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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