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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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X / Los Lobos / The Blasters at O.C. Observatory 12.27.18

Last night I kissed 2018’s ass goodbye the best way I possibly could: by driving down to the O.C. Observatory to see X, Los Lobos and The Blasters play. You already know it was great. It’s ALWAYS great every time … Continue reading

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The Flesh Eaters to Release a New Album! Check Out their First Music Video!

Not only are The Flesh Eaters releasing their first album since Miss Muerte, which came out on Atavistic Records in 2004, but they are reuniting their classic lineup from 1981, which also played the band’s recent reunion shows in 2006 and … Continue reading

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Book Launch This Weekend of “Shot in the Dark: The Collected Photography of David Arnoff”

David Arnoff will be in Los Angeles this weekend launching his epic photography book, Shot in the Dark: The Collected Photography of David Arnoff. In his stunning catalogue of the nascent punk scene, Arnoff has captured the essence of a … Continue reading

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Exene Cervenka: Solo Artworks at the Sloan Projects

Exene Cervenka, founding member of celebrated LA punk band X, writer, artist, poet and spoken word artist, is currently providing a rare glimpse into her collection of self-produced journals plus new artworks in “The Dust of Sunlight, Exene Cervenka Journals & Collage 1974-2015”. … Continue reading

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X at Pershing Square

The weather was great Saturday night for a free concert in the park, but instead of chamber music or A Midsummer Nights Dream done as a hippie rock musical ( It was done with Susan Tyrell. I was there) we … 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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Punk Grown Up: Avengers, X, Dead Kennedys at MOCA

The ironies of last Saturday’s Pacific Standard Time concert at MOCA’s Geffen Contemporary were not lost among the estimated 1,000 in attendance. The bill of San Francisco’s Avengers and Dead Kennedys and Los Angeles’s hometown underground music heroes, X, was … Continue reading

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John Doe and Friends – Live at The Mint

Thanks to John Doe and our friends at The Mint in Los Angeles.

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