Monthly Archives: May 2015

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles featuring L7, Refused, Spoon, U2 and more

It’s a stellar live music week in Los Angeles. Hot on everyone’s list this week, is the official opening of the Teragram Ballroom featuring a headlining set by Spoon! Also on the hot list are huge acts like U2, Tony Bennet and Lady Gaga, but our votes always lean towards to more underground and indie acts. This […]

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Win Tickets to Aceyalone at the Echoplex

Aceyalone goes all the way back to when gangsta rap dominated the mainstream music world. Instead of continuing in that route, he went on to be part of the Freestyle Fellowship which later became known for influencing a style of swift double-time rap. Aceyalone continues to wow fans with the release of his 11th album, Action, […]

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Win Tickets to The Rentals at the El Rey Theatre

Ready to rock? Alt-rock/pop outfit The Rentals, led by vocalist Matt Sharp (ex-Weezer bassist), are ready to melt your face with songs off their newest release Lost in Alphaville (Polyvinyl). This marks their first studio album since 1999 and features collaborations with various artists such as Patrick Carney of The Black Keys. Be sure to catch […]

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5 Early-Afternoon Sasquatch! Acts Worth Checking Out

Grimy Goods contributor Mark E. Ortega is embarking on a six-week music festival tour around the United States. After stops in the south at Shaky Knees and Hangout Fest, Mark’s returning to the west coast for Sasquatch! at The Gorge in Washington for Memorial Day weekend. Here’s a look at some early-afternoon acts you shouldn’t miss […]

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Shakey Graves charms a sold-out Belasco with his powerful one-man-band prowess (and good looks)

It was a packed house at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles this past Wednesday, as the brawny Austin Texas singer-songwriter, Alejandro Rose-Garcia (aka Shakey Graves), took a sold-out Belasco Theater by storm with his anthemic blues rock. Rolling out a fierce one-man-band performance, Shakey Graves makes it look all so effortless. With eyes […]

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Little Dragon strikes the Greek Theatre with a magnetic performance

Imagine this; eight years ago a teeny-tiny indietronic, trip hop, dream pop, soul band from Gothenburg, Sweden couldn’t sell out a show at the 500 capacity Roxy Theater in Los Angeles. Imagine this; last weekend the same musical group nearly sold out the 5,870 seats located at the Greek Theatre to fans that had the […]

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Hiatus Kaiyote, Kadhja Bonet and Low Leaf bring a whole new meaning to ladies night with incredible performances at The Roxy

Hiatus Kaiyote Sold out, highly expected and full of talent are just a few of the characteristics of Wednesday night’s Hiatus Kaiyote show at The Roxy. The spot was packed beginning to end with brilliant opening performances by Los Angeles based Kadhja Bonet and Low Leaf. These amazing females and their soothing powerful voices had their own roster […]

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Noel Gallagher delivers endlessly witty and enthralling performance at The Orpheum

Wednesday was a crazy day, Noel Gallagher and His High Flying Birds were in town but another band was in town as well that had the whole city in an uproar. I will not name the band, but they are huge, they come out of the UK, they are old, they are doing a “zip code” tour, […]

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Win Tickets to Jim Jefferies at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel

Ready to laugh your arse off? Australian comedian Jim Jefferies has all new material to get you rolling in your seats when he brings his The Freedumb Tour to The Theatre at The Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, May 30th. The brutally honest stand up comedian has starred in the series Legit for […]

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Win Tickets to Todd Rundgren at The Roxy

Get stoked! Groundbreaking rock icon Todd Rundgren is playing two back-to-back nights at The Roxy on June 3rd and 4th and we are giving y’all a chance to win tickets for his show date on Thursday, June 4th. The singer/guitarist is on a world tour in support of his 25th studio album release, Global, which […]

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