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LIVATION

About LIVATION

LIVATION airs on KXLU 88.9FM Los Angeles Wednesday nights at midnight to Thursday mornings at 2AM (PST). Deejays Robert & Hilary host and produce the show featuring a local or touring band playing LIVE on the air each week, with interviews following the performance. Listen worldwide on the live stream at kxlu.com or on the KXLU phone app. They also create The Intown Report, a listing of the best live shows in L.A., Orange County, and Ventura, available online at intownreport.wordpress.com. LIVATION has been on the air for 15 years having evolved from KXLU's HAPPY TRAILS (1990 - 2004) over 1400 bands having performed live between the two. Find out what bands are going to be playing live at: reverbnation.com/venue/livation

Transatlantic on Livation Wednesday 8/21/19 – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, Transatlantic had to cancel for Livation this week, but we will have a replacement band. Watch here for updates. Livation is on every Wednesday night at midnight (PST) through to Thursday’s wee hours. Listen live at KXLU 88.9fm in Los … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 8/15/19 – 8/21/19

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: **EPR = Echo Park Rising shows Thursday 8/15 American Barbershop – Birth Defects, Turbulent Hearts, Broken Baby, Doctrin, New Evil, Beers For Fears + Velvet Starlings (EPR) Levitt Pavilion … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 8/8/19 – 8/15/19

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 8/8 Cafe Nela – Spare : Change, Dogger, Blake Dedlie, Rim Reaper + Solo Solis House of Machines – La Tumba Redwood Bar – The Darbies, Cabin Fever … Continue reading

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From Zero 2 Hero on Livation Wednesday 8/7/19

This week on Livation we welcome From Zero 2 Hero. The band from Southern California is Enzo Fuentes on vocals, Dragonface Clay on guitar/vocals, Ruben Crash on lead guitar, Trevor Arnold on bass, and Bret Smith on drums. From Zero 2 … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 8/1/19 – 8/7/19

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 8/1 Alex’s Bar  – Melted, No Win, Mo Dotti + Tables Turned The Troubadour – The Gitas, FriendlyBear, The Advocates, Desert of Talking Shadows + Gabriel Graves The … Continue reading

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Boy Dirt Car on Livation Wednesday 7/31/19

Livation welcomes Boy Dirt Car to the KXLU performance studio this Wednesday night. The Milwaukee noise band was founded in 1981. Their industrial sound, back then called nightmarish chaos combined with improvisation, reflected the decaying culture of 1980’s music. Boy … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 7/25/19 – 7/31/19

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 7/25 Cafe Nela – La Tumba, Dante HH + Black Iron Rebel Harvard & Stone – Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs + Brainspoon, free! The Hi Hat – Justus Proffit, Outerpaces … Continue reading

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Spare Change on Livation Wednesday 7/24/19

Livation welcomes the duo Spare Change to the KXLU performance studio this Wednesday. They describe their sound as “a mashup of punk rock and hobo sensibilities” with a “severe bluegrass addiction”. Spare Change is Candy Graham, the local multi-talented muse (The … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 7/18/19 – 7/24/19

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 7/18 Elinor (Long Beach) – The Two Tens Maui Sugar Mill – Dante HH + The Electric Howlers Regent Theater  – Brainiac + Fred Armisen The Whisky – The … Continue reading

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The Adjacents on Livation Wednesday, 7/17/19

This week Livation welcomes The Adjacents to perform live on KXLU!  The band formed in 2012 in Hawthorne, CA and is a 4 piece with a pop/punk style. Their influences range from Fugazi to the Pixies to Black Flag and … Continue reading

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