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Future Islands announce Los Angeles shows at The Roxy and The Glass House

Future Islands have announced more tour dates with a Los Angeles show date at The Roxy in West Hollywood on Thursday, April 13. Additionally, Future Islands will also headline The Glass House in Pomona on Wednesday, April 19. The Baltimore-based trio are touring in support of their highly anticipated fifth studio album, The Far Field, set for […]

Cherry Glazerr at Teragram Ballroom -- Photo: Will Tee Yang
Photos: Cherry Glazerr, Slow Hollows and Jerry Paper at Teragram Ballroom

Yet another band we’ve seen grow immensely since their high school days, the young spitfires of Cherry Glazerr brought their rock show to the Teragram Ballroom this past Thursday night, and per usual, they did not disappoint. The band just released their new album Apocalipstick on January 20th via Secretly Canadian. Full of guitar heavy […]

TV On The Radio
Feb. 19 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Air & Style, Palmistry, Noname

Sunday in Los Angeles features some big names and must-see lesser known acts. Our top recommendations include: Air & Style with TV On The Radio and Major Lazer at Exposition Park, Palmistry at The Echo, Noname at The Regent, AJ Davila with Crocodiles at Alex’s Bar and more. Check out our Los Angeles (and surrounding […]

Vince Staples with Flume at Shrine Expo Hall
Feb. 18 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Air & Style, Luna, Soulquarius

It’s Saturday, and the sun is out (for now) and there’s a ton of great live music popping off in Los Angeles, Orange County and surrounding cities. Are top recommendations include: Air & Style at Exposition Park with Flume, Major Lazer, YG and more; Luna performing Bewitched at Teragram Ballroom; Soulquarius at The Observatory featuring […]

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Feb. 17 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Adam Ant, Chad Valley, Surfer Blood

Don’t let the rain keep you away from all these rad concerts happening tonight in and around Los Angeles. Our top recommendations include: Adam Ant at The Observatory (his LA show was extraordinary), Chad Valley at The Echo (featured best shows of the month), Surfer Blood with Prism Tats at Teragram Ballroom, Galactic with funky […]

Well Hung Heart at Redwood Ba
The Two Tens and Well Hung Heart show how it’s done at Redwood Bar

The Ramones-esque duo of guitarist Adam Bones and drummer Rikki Watson, known as The Two Tens, have justifiably accumulated quite an army of fans in the few years they have been playing Los Angeles. Fresh from a European tour and celebrating a new 45″ and video for “Keeping Hope Alive” they melted brains at the […]

Lauren Ruth Ward at The Hi Hat
Lauren Ruth Ward’s leads a fierce Galentine’s Day Celebration at The Hi Hat with Emily Gold and Liphemra

The women at Play Like A Girl’s special Galentine’s Day event at the Hi Hat this past Sunday all outdid themselves. The venue was outfitted with feminists and their art, including signs that were preserved from the Women’s March a few weeks ago that proclaimed “My Body My Choice,” “My Name Is: NASTY,” and of […]

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Feb. 16 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Ninet Tayeb, Cherry Glazerr, Crocodiles with AJ Davila

On tonight’s Los Angeles concert calendar, there’s a bunch great shows popping off not just in L.A., but also in its surrounding cities. Our top recommendations include: Ninet Tayeb at the Echoplex. Do not miss this rising rock star from Israel. Check out our interview with Ninet here. Also happening tonight: Cherry Glazerr at Teragram […]

Holy Wars at The Echoplex -- Photo: Wes Marsala
New LA acts Kolars and Holy Wars deliver most impressive sets at Echoplex 

Smoke Season, Kolars and Holy Wars give A+ performances at Echoplex   Last week at The Echoplex and presented by Play Like A Girl, Smoke Season headlined an evening of music that was supported by two sizzling acts. While we’ve covered Smoke Season’s compelling performance in the past, this was our first time catching newbies […]

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Murder City Devils whip fans into frenzy at Teragram Ballroom

The Murder City Devils packed The Teragram Ballroom Friday night with a hoard of rowdy fans ready to release their demons. Murder City Devils has developed a loyal following over their 20-year (how can it be that long?) career and Spencer Moody, still whips his fans into a frenzy with his three sheets to the […]

Alina Bea
Feb. 13 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Alina Bea, Mind Meld, Buke and Gase

Kicking off the week with some great live music selections in Los Angeles. On today’s Los Angeles concert calendar our recommendations include >A Night For Oakland featuring Alina Bea, Ben Grey, Steady Holiday and more, all at Resident in DTLA; a free show with Mind Meld and The Birth Defects at The Echo, and Buke […]

Austra at El Rey Theatre -- Photo: Andrew Gomez
Austra delivers compelling performance with new album Future Politics at El Rey

Four piece synth-pop group, Austra delivered a vibrant performance last week at the El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles. Led by the enchanting vocalist, Katie Stelmanis, the fierce frontwoman showcased her political art through her new album Future Politics and transported us to what felt like an underground nightclub. Stelmanis’ vocals were powerful, dynamic and were the perfect compliment […]