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Kick Back with ‘Music Tastes Good’ Festival

This past weekend, the Music Tastes Good festival brought the house down in sunny Long Beach, California.  As the third year iteration of the festival, Music Tastes Good has gotten the experience down to a T, with amazing food, an … Continue reading

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Stone Stanley’s Mudstomp Tapes Tour Brings Blues And Americana to High Desert And Long Beach

Stone Stanley is the musical creation of singer/songwriter Jason Robert. In Stone Stanley, Jason Robert explores rock, country, Americana and folk and how they are all based upon a bedrock of the blues. Calling this style Mudstomp Blues, Stone Stanley is … Continue reading

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Blue Whale Season is Upon Us: Let’s Frolic in the Ocean!

As I’ve reported in years past it’s Blue Whale season once again and the Aquarium of the Pacific is teaming up with Harbor Breeze Cruises to explore the area outside of The Port of Long Beach near the beautiful Point … Continue reading

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Oakland Duo Grex in Silver Lake Tonight, Long Beach Friday

Grex, a two-piece band from Oakland, bring their idiosyncratic blend of indie-psychedelia to L.A. for two shows this week. A husband and wife duo made up of guitarist Karl Evangelista and keyboardist Rei Scampavia (both of whom double on percussion), … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, march 19, 2018

when I first came to my pedro town from virginia, the gerald desmond bridge was just about to go up and replace a pontoon bridge that connected long beach w/terminal island via the east (we got the vincent thomas bridge … Continue reading

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‘Silent Sky’ A Beautiful Tribute to the Women Who Led Us To The Stars

Decades before the ‘hidden figures’ were made famous by the Academy Award nominated film, there was a woman named Henrietta Swan Leavitt (the wonderful Jennifer Cannon) who was an astronomer born in 1868. She and her female colleagues, Williamina Fleming … Continue reading

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Blues Legend Guitar Shorty is Coming to the Long Beach New Blues Festival Labor Day Weekend

The Long Beach New Blues Festival returns to Long Beach this Labor Day Weekend for the fourth time. This event, in conjunction with the Long Beach New Blues Society, will bring top performers such as Janiva Magness, whose critically-acclaimed album … Continue reading

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Renowned Jazz Pianist Ramsey Lewis Talks About His Career, His Music and Performing at the Upcoming Long Beach Jazz Festival

The 30th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival is arriving for three music filled days, August 11-13. Because it’s the 30th year celebration, many exciting things are happening at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. One of the biggest treats for … Continue reading

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Lee Rocker Dishes About the Stray Cats, Rockabilly and the Upcoming New Blues Festival in Long Beach

Lee Rocker has had great success in music. Starting young, from his career with his breakthrough band the Stray Cats, who sold 10 million albums and earned 23 gold and platinum records, Lee has gone on to make great music … Continue reading

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Music in the Key of Sea

Friday, June 10, 2016 the Long Beach Chorale presents “Music in the Key of Sea.” Featuring fifty voices accompanied by projected video with the Aquarium’s Honda Blue Cavern exhibit as the backdrop. The chorale will perform music that celebrates penguins, mermaids, and … Continue reading

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