Category Archives: Music

Melody Trucks Helps Keep The Spirit Of Allman Brothers Music Alive–And is Also Charting Her Way Through Her Own New Music

Melody Trucks was born into one of the “first families” of blues and Southern Rock. Her father was Butch Trucks, one of the two drummers for the Allman Brothers Band. Her cousin is Derek Trucks, of the Tedeschi-Trucks Band. Melody, … Continue reading

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High and Dry – Joan Jett / Poison / Def Leppard / Motley Crue at SoFi, August 27, 2022

Guest Post And All Photos By Else “Evil E” Duff High and Dry. Guess that’s the best way to recap the Joan Jett / Poison / Def Leppard / Motley Crue concert at SoFi Stadium. You can bring in a … Continue reading

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$3 Movie Tickets, Vegan Ice Cream Showdown, Halloween Movies, & Other Fun Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend is about to begin. Due to the heatwave, my weekend will be primarily oriented around ice cream, central air, and a swimming pool, but if you need to get out, here are a few suggestions for a … Continue reading

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Pedro’s RIG Reunites for 2-Day Friends of Fleps Benefit this Weekend with Rosemary’s Billygoat and Toys that Kill!

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Paul Roessler’s New Album – The Turning of the Bright World

Noted Los Angeles musician, composer, and producer Paul Roessler (The Screamers, Nina Hagen, Josie Cotton, Mike Watt and a whole bunch more) has released a deeply moving new album of original material, The Turning of the Bright World, on the Kitten Robot … Continue reading

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Street Art Battle: Secret Walls’ “Support Your Local Artist” Tour Coming to LA

Watch local street artists compete to create the most exciting mural while a vibrant throng of onlookers cheers them on. You can join this lively milieu when Secret Walls’ 35-city “Support Your Local Artist” tour stops in LA on August … Continue reading

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Flipper in Long Beach! Tonight!

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Take ‘A Trip to the Tropics’: ‘Tiki Oasis’ Adds a Dash of Caribbean Flavor

Tiki Oasis 2022 is once again at the elegant mid-century modern beauty, the Town and Country Hotel in Hotel Circle, San Diego, this Wednesday, August 3, through Sunday, August 7, 2022. Themed a “Trip to the Tropics,” Tiki Oasis is celebrating the … Continue reading

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An Old Fart’s Primer: Punk vs. Post-Punk

Written by Kevin Tuxford Basically speaking, the notion of “post-punk” emerged pretty quickly after the Sex Pistols imploded on stage in San Francisco, and John Lydon had come back with a new band and a new sound within a year. … Continue reading

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B-Boy and B-Girl Summit Reborn in Grand Park – Live Review and Photo Gallery

Last Sunday afternoon, folks strolling through Grand Park got a hearty helping of bass in their collective face, courtesy of the B-Boy B-Girl Summit Reborn. This free afternoon event, whose history stretches back to 1994, featured multiple luminaries from the … Continue reading

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