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KLOS and Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival 2019 Sunday: Viva the Lucha Libre Forever!

Sunday came soon enough with the promise of more great music and Lucha Labre shenanigans. While I had missed the thrilling and comedic antics of Saturday, I keenly set my sights on wrestling, as it is the perfect celebration of … Continue reading

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KLOS and Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival 2019 Sunday (Day 2): Come Out and Play!

Music makes the people come together but not before a little craft beer tasting that will make the people more attractive. On my meanderings, I found that Brew Brothers’ Hef was refreshing and Brewheim Beer Makers’ Red was a sassy … Continue reading

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KLOS and Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival 2019 Saturday: You Can’t Stop the Rock!

Kicking off the summer early KLOS & Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco and Music festival warms up Southern California with not one, but two days, of craft beer, tacos, and badass music! The combination of Lucha Libre, tacos and music was … Continue reading

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Double Bill of Local Punk Movies from Penelope Spheeris and Dave Markey Rock The Red Bull Festival Saturday, February 16, 2019

Red Bull’s inaugural Music Festival Los Angeles Film Program – Center Channel – is taking place this month at the Ukrainian Culture Center in Hollywood. What better place, with its history of punk rock shows and melees? I myself have seen Black Flag, … Continue reading

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Tommy “Chiffon” Martinez: Punk Blood – Thicker than a Cold Shot

With freshly bleached, close-cropped hair, relaxed in denim overalls and black baby-doll tee cut to reveal a striking Bette Midler tattoo, Tommy Martinez, AKA Tommy Chiffon, sat neatly tucked into the smooth mustard booth of the Hermosillo’s HP Brewery in … Continue reading

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Keith Morris “My Damage” All-Star Punk Rock Signing Party at La Luz de Jesus

A week ago Sunday, I attended what I like to think of as a Punk Rock “Hoedown” or “Hootenanny,” sans the dancing, for the “My Damage” All-Star Punk Rock Signing Party at La Luz de Jesus. Unlike the book signing by Keith … Continue reading

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Old Punkers Alert – Historic Reunion, Rare Solo Sets & More In Store At Dez Cadena Benefit

Dez Cadena – former member of Black Flag, Redd Kross, DC3, Bulimia Banquet, Vida, and countless other bands, most recently seen touring with the Misfits and Flag – is one of those rare punk rock pioneers for whom  everyone has … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview: Craig Ibarra, Author of “A Wailing of a Town”

Friday, April, 17th, END FWY is hosting a two-part book release party for “A Wailing of a Town: An Oral History of Early San Pedro Punk and More.” The 416-page softcover was released on April 1, 2015, D. Boon’s birthday. This … Continue reading

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Live Review: Black Flag at House Of Blues Sunset Strip

I want to preface this review by saying one thing – I have a fair amount of reverence toward Greg Ginn. Music that he was involved in, as composer, guitarist or record label executive changed my life forever. Literally, it … Continue reading

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So, About Black Flag In 2014

Once again, the internet is buzzing with news about Black Flag. This has been happening every couple of months for a year now, and it’s become disquieting. For twenty-five years, there was no news, because there was no Black Flag. … Continue reading

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