Category Archives: Music

Live Review: Flaco Jimenez With Max Baca And Los Texmaniacs at Skirball Center

The Skirball Center’s central courtyard came alive last Thursday night with an appearance by superstar accordionist Flaco Jimenez, backed by Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs. Playing to a lively crowd that took full advantage of the tiny dancefloor between the … Continue reading

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“David Bowie is” Coming Soon to a Theater Near You! One Day Only! September 23rd! We Like Exclamation Points!

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Gary Baseman’s “Mythical Creatures Kickstarter” Campaign Ends In Less Than 24 Hours

I had the joyous opportunity to be a part of Gary Baseman‘s Kick-off party for “Mythical Creatures” Kickstarters fund-raising campaign at the Kibitz Room inside Canter’s Deli. Gary has a natural ability to get people involved with his easy congenial … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney @Dodger Stadium, 8/10/14

Paul McCartney: consummate showman. Last night he performed for about three hours. His voice was in great form, the band was stellar, he looked fit and handsome in an appropriately Dodger-blue suit, and played mostly songs I loved. He was … Continue reading

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Sweet Sister’s Harmonies: The Haden Triplets Play The Skirball Cultural Center In Memory of Charlie Haden

I’ve had a soft spot for the Haden sisters since I received That Dog‘s eponymous release from Geffen Records back in the 90′s. So it was a no-brainer to attend this special show: especially, in light of the recent passing … Continue reading

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LA Beat Presents: Trotsky Icepick, Backbiter and Biblical Proof of UFOs at Cafe NELA on Sunday 8/17/14

Next Sunday, August 17, the Los Angeles Beat is proud to present another Sunday afternoon show for your enjoyment, three bands from our extended rock and roll family. While the recurring monthly shows that we put on in 2012 and … Continue reading

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“The Bollocks” A Private Reception for Dennis Morris at Known Gallery

I joined Dawn Laureen and Taquila Mockingbird¬†for one of the more marvelous retrospectives of the legendary¬†photographer of The Sex Pistols, Dennis Morris, at Known Gallery for a private reception and celebration to kick off “The BOLLOCKS” exhibition. I’m sure everyone … Continue reading

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Tiki Drinks and Culture Make for a Fun Weekend at San Diego’s Upcoming Tiki Oasis

Rum has been a big part of several cultures for many years. Starting in the 1600′s, rum was a regular part of any sailor’s ration in both Navy and merchant vessels. By the 1900′s, songs had been written about rum, … Continue reading

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The Seventh Annual Surf Guitar 101 Convention Rolls Out Surf’s Monster Guitars at the Starting Gate

It has been nearly 6 months since Surf Fest rolled out at the Starting Gate and now with summer reaching its peak season nothing says summer fun like the big guitar sounds of a rockin’ Surf shindig! Slackstone and Seattle’s … Continue reading

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