Category Archives: Music

MOCA’s Step and Repeat Performance Series Continues this Saturday at The Geffen

Step and Repeat, a multi-disciplinary program of performance art, music, comedy, and poetry, opened last Saturday night at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. The series continues for three additional and consecutive Saturdays (September 20th, 27th, closing October 4th). The line-up for … Continue reading

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The Buzzcocks Hit Los Angeles with New Songs From Their Forthcoming Album “The Way”

Tonight The Buzzcocks will be playing the historic Fonda for their only gig in LA proper before hitting Solana Beach at the Belly Up Tavern for their final SoCal appearance at Bang Fest at The Observatory (3503 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, … Continue reading

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Bob Mould’s “The War” Directed by Dave Markey

“The War” is the first collaboration between Bob Mould and Dave Markey, two punk rock pioneers. Bob Mould is best known as the singer and guitarist for the early SST punk trio, Hüsker Dü. In the 90s his solo recordings and work with his … 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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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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The Standells: Larry Tamblyn is Still Rocking with ‘Dirty Water’ and Fresh New Tunes

Tiki Oasis, held in San Diego earlier this month, featured lots of great entertainment along with great rum, parties and seminars. The capper to the event was the performance of the Standells, one of the most iconic of the 1960′s … 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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