Monthly Archives: May 2014

Win Tickets to Guided By Voices at The Fonda Theatre

Ohio indie-rock pros Guided By Voices have been kicking it since 1983 and are set to headline the Fonda Theatre on Friday, June 13.  The band is on tour now in support of their 2014 album release Cool Planet, the newest addition to their endless discography, and featuring the track, “Bad Love Is Easy To […]

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Way Over Yonder 2014 lineup
Way Over Yonder 2014 lineup announced

The Way Over Yonder festival at the Santa Monica Pier has revealed its 2014 lineup! Staged after the East Coast’s esteemed Newport Folk Festival, this year’s Way Over Yonder will feature more than 20 incredible acts including: Jackson Browne (Saturday headliner), Local Natives (Friday headliner), Lucinda Williams, Heartless Bastards, Houndmouth, The Barr Brothers, Linda Perhacs, […]

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Shabazz Palaces to headline the Roxy

Seattle’s psychedelic purveyors of hip hop, Shabazz Palaces are back in Los Angeles with a headlining performance scheduled at the Roxy on Wednesday Jul 30. Led by Ishmael Butler aka ‘Palaceer Lazaro’ (once ‘Butterfly’ of jazz-rap group Digable Planets) and multi-instrumentalist Tendai ‘Baba’ Maraire, son of Mbira master Dumisani Maraire — Shabazz Palaces deliver an […]

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Eric Burdon & The Animals
Win Tickets to Eric Burdon & The Animals at the Roxy

Even at the age of 73, Eric Burdon and his ’60s band, the Animals have still got it in them. We last caught the band at the Costa Mesa three-day festival, 60 & Fabulous, and now the legendary act will be headlining two shows at the Roxy. We’ll be giving away a pair of tickets […]

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Yelle announces headlining performance at Fonda Theatre

Photo by Wei Shi French electropop sensation, Yelle has a headlining performance scheduled at the Fonda Theatre on Friday October 31! Yes, that’s Halloween! If you missed Yelle’s one-off FREE show this past Monday at Bardot (It’s A School Night), you can now catch her live in on of L.A.’s best venues. Yelle has a […]

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Win Tickets to First City Festival 2014

Presented by Goldenvoice, the second annual First City Festival will be held this year on August 23 & 24 in Monterey, CA at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center. This year’s lineup is definitely a stellar one! Some of the featured acts include: Beck, The National, The Naked and Famous, Phantogram, Best Coast, Dawes, […]

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Bombay Bicycle Club return to L.A. with performance at Wiltern

London indie rockers, Bombay Bicycle Club return to Los Angeles for a headlining performance at the Wiltern on Friday, October 3rd. The band just sold-out the El Rey Theatre this past April with a knock-out performance and they’re coming back to titillate our ears some more. Bombay Bicycle Club have been touring in support of their newest album […]

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Listen to La Roux’s new single, “Uptight Downtown”

After five years of absence, London synth-pop musician, La Roux returns with a new album titled Trouble In Paradise, set for release on July 22 via Cherrytree/Interscope Records. To celebrate the sophomore album, La Roux has shared her first single “Uptight Downtown”. The buoyant number is made for dancing. With a modern twist of disco, […]

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Wolfmother inflict a rock ‘n’ roll thrashing at surprise Echoplex performance

For those lucky enough to be at the Echoplex last night, they were privileged to witness a face melting rock show brought to you by Australia’s Wolfmother. This show wasn’t for the faint of heart as the sounds of guitar, bass, drums, and keyboard exploded throughout the venue, inflicting fans with a fierce rock ‘n’ roll thrashing. Opening up for Wolfmother […]

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Seminal L.A. punk rockers, X announce four shows at the Roxy

Los Angeles seminal punk rockers, X, have announced a string of four headlining performances at the Roxy in West Hollywood. Formed in 1977 among the first wave of American punk, X’s upcoming performance at the Roxy will feature their original lineup composed of Exene Cervenka, John Doe, Billy Zoom, and D.J. Bonebrake. Known for their […]

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