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Upcoming: Booker T. Jones and Black Joe Lewis at UCLA Royce Hall

On Friday, December 4th at 8pm, Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA will present Booker T. Jones and Black Joe LewisRoyce Hall. It can be argued that it was Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern … Continue reading

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Beat Review: Stiff Little Fingers @ House of Blues Sunset 7/31/15

It was bittersweet when I learned it was the second-to-last show the House of Blues Sunset would host before closing its doors for good.  I knew the fate of the venue, soon-to-be demolished and turned into another shopping mall / … Continue reading

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Presenting: Glare, a New Collection by Kevin A. Short

Peek through the window of Kevin Short’s studio on a weekday afternoon, and you will find the artist covered in paint, probably sandy, likely singing, maybe dancing, and possibly trying to wrap up early for the day in anticipation of … Continue reading

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Praying To The Aliens At The Integratron: Moby’s “Hotel Ambient” Performed Live

I became aware of George Van Tassel‘s Integratron in Landers from an episode of Huell Howser’s California Gold. That was many years ago. I finally made it out to the Integratron with friends, Liz and Matt, about a month ago. We … Continue reading

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New York City’s Heeney Hits Local Dates Around Southern California

There’s some buzz flowing from New York City regarding Heeney‘s Garage Rock sound. Heeney is hitting the west coast and has some selected dates right here in Southern California for those inclined to hear something hot and new. The newest single … Continue reading

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Live Review: Nicole Atkins at the Bootleg Bar

There is a dearth of real talent within the Pop Music world: that is, people who can write and play their own songs. So when someone like Nicole Atkins dropped into my world it was very wanted and extremely desired. … Continue reading

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Penguins, Penguins, Penguins, Young and Old, Alert and Pert, Play at the Aquarium of the Pacific!

Aquarium of the Pacific recently had their public unveiling of two young Penguin chicks: a male and female, both were hailed with excitement from the staff and the press a like for this momentous and fun event. They waddled forth … Continue reading

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Beat Review: Caravan Palace @ The Fonda 07/17/2013

Caravan Palace brought their energetic mix of swing and dance beats Wednesday night to the Fonda Theatre.  Dubbed “electro swing”, Caravan Palace is on a US tour in support of their second album Panic — (think Django Reinhardt meets Daft … Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach Party

It was a wild weekend for LA-based Beach Party.  Fresh back from performing at Red Bull’s SXSW showcase after winning the Red Bull Sound Select last month at The Echo, they got right back to work, opening for The Black … Continue reading

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Beat Review: Ben Folds Five @ The Wiltern 01/26/2013

Saturday at The Wiltern saw the return of piano, bass, and drums trio Ben Folds Five.  Their first Los Angeles show after a thirteen year hiatus… Has it really been THAT long?!

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