Category Archives: Music

Rest in Peace, Kim Shattuck

The following story appeared on this blog [There’s Something Hard in There] on July 13, 2014 and we are reposting it in honor of Kim Shattuck, who passed away October 2, 2019 at age 56 due to complications from ALS. … Continue reading

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Quentin Tarantino and Mark Lindsay Blow my Mind at The GRAMMY Museum

Last Wednesday night, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed Quentin Tarantino to discuss his music selection process for his movies, particularly his recent film, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” He was interviewed briefly by GRAMMY Museum moderator Scott Goldman, who then turned … Continue reading

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Our 2019 Guide for Ongoing Halloween Events Happening all Month Long!

Here is an entire month of events to thrill, chill and scare the living crap out of you! HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS DARK HARBOR AT THE QUEEN MARY 7 p.m.-12 midnite weekdays, 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays / Long Beach / $34 … Continue reading

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Brenda Perlin Reads from her New Book at Book Soup

Book Soup has always supported punk readings, and tonight was no different, with readings from Brenda Perlin’s Crime and PUNKishment: Stories and Exclusive Interviews with Rodney Bingenheimer, Jack Grisham, Palmolive of the Slits, Linda Ramone and Captain Sensible. Besides Brenda … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 10/3/19 – 10/9/19

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 10/3 House of Machines – Dr. Savage & the Shrunken Heads, The Vectors + DJ Edward Transyvania Palace Theater – Mercury Rev and Beth Orton performing Bobbie Gentry’s … Continue reading

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Boys of Summer Will Bring the Music of the Eagles to Alva’s in San Pedro

The Boys of Summer have been a Southern California fixture for many years. Exclusively playing the tunes of the Eagles, the Boys bring their show to Alva’s Showroom in San Pedro on Saturday, October 5. Growing up with the music of … Continue reading

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Review: LA Opera’s La Bohème

There is no plot more elemental than “boy meets girl-boy loses girl-boy regains girl,” and there is no more perennial opera than La Bohème, which follows this formula for both its main and secondary storylines. Paring easily relatable characters and … Continue reading

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Rod Stewart with Jeff Beck at The Hollywood Bowl

Last night, two of the heaviest of heavyweights reunited at The Hollywood Bowl, where Jeff Beck performed a set with old bandmate and vocalist, Rod Stewart. Billed by the announcer as, “The first reunion of these legends in thirty-five years,” … Continue reading

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Adam Ant Announces 2020 “Friend or Foe” US Tour

It has become a custom for classic musicians to perform one of their albums in its entirety, like the Stiff Little Fingers’ current Inflammable Material tour. 80s New Wave star and pioneer of the “New Romantic” style, Adam Ant, has … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 9/26/19 – 10/2/19

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 9/26 Alex’s Bar – Lamps, Prissy Whip, Shark Toys + DMBQ The Doll Hut – Carpit, Alter Boys, VFMS, Kamikaze Co-Pilot + The Pawns The Regent – Gold … Continue reading

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