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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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Seattle’s My Goodness at the Troubadour: A Powerhouse of Blues Rock!

I slipped in the Troubadour, a space I occasionally haunt, to see a showcase of a band in a special and historical music venue that provides an intimate environment to really experience a live performance from a band. Tonight’s draw … Continue reading

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The Pixies at El Rey Theater – Live Review and Photo Gallery

All photos by Bob Lee for the Los Angeles Beat. Excitement over the Pixies’ return to LA early this month reached its most fevered moment on the Friday when it was announced the band was playing a fanclub-only gig at … Continue reading

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Live Review: Sergio Mendes, Herb Albert & Lani Hall at the Hollywood Bowl

During the between-set break at the Hollywood Bowl, just after Herb Alpert and Lani Hall had finished a pretty spectacular set, a curly-haired guy with a bushy mustache who looked like he’d just stepped out of a BTO concert turned … Continue reading

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Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters @ Shrine Auditorium

All photos by Brian Michaels for the Los Angeles Beat. Although Led Zeppelin fans continue hankering for the band’s surviving principals to slog through the reunion circuit – virtually every year, there’s some word that they’re “really going to do … Continue reading

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Live Review: Rolling Stones at Staples Center

Photo of the Stones in Oberhausen 2003 by Indrarado courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. The Rolling Stones’ 50 And Counting tour is now officially underway, carrying with it a  lot of hype as you might expect from the standard bearers … Continue reading

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Gregg Allman @ Royce Hall, U.C.L.A 1/13/12

Check out our photo gallery from Gregg Allman’s houserocking show at Royce Hall. All photos by Brian Michaels for the LA Beat.   Please follow and like us:

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Live Review: Black Keys at Staples Center

Photo by Brian Michaels for the Los Angeles Beat, from the band’s Santa Barbara show. Black Keys sure are big, huh. Who would have thought it possible just a few years ago? Just a modest little two-piece band doing their … Continue reading

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Live Review: FYF Fest – Day One

Now in its second year of partnership with Goldenvoice, the FYF Fest seems to have worked out most of the logistical bugs that plagued its early attempts to grow too much too soon. Set times ran like clockwork, the dust … Continue reading

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Live Review: X At The Roxy

“People are gonna say ‘I just paid six dollars to see this band, they’re not desperate.’” – Exene Cervenka in The Decline Of Western Civilization, 1980. Six dollars? Thirty-two years later, the scalpers in front of the heavily sold-out Roxy … Continue reading

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