Monthly Archives: July 2016

Yumi Zouma
20 Underground / Lesser-Known Bands to catch in Los Angeles this July

There’s just too many excellent concerts in Los Angeles. From punk to pop, blues and soul, you can dive into a show of your choosing on any given night. Many of you are familiar with our monthly feature for the best Los Angeles concerts of the month which highlights concerts in July ranging from mainstream, […]

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Tacocat
Win Tickets to Tacocat at the Echo

As the ninth year of being in a pop punk feminist band rolls around, Tacocat brings us their newest release, Lost Time. The album features songs such as “Plan A, Plan B” and “Men Explain Things To Me”, emphasizing their take on feminist themes. You can hear new tracks from the album and more as they headline […]

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Fell Runner
Big Thief, Fell Runner and Luke Temple shine with striking performances at Bootleg

Over the 4th of July weekend, the Bootleg Theater hosted three great performances by Big Thief, Fell Runner and Luke Temple. Many that decided to say in Los Angeles over the holiday weekend were glad that they made this show a part of their 4th of July festivities. Fell Runner opened the bill with a […]

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Win Tickets to Walter Lure (The Heartbreakers) – In Celebration of Johnny Thunders’ Birthday – at The Echoplex

Walter Lure, guitarist and only living member of The Heartbreakers’ classic lineup, will be celebrating the legacy of his fellow band-mate and late ’70s punk rock icon Johnny Thunders (RIP) with a tribute show at The Echoplex, presented by Part Time Punks. Get ready to pogo and sing along to all The Heartbreakers’ timeless songs […]

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Alice Bag
Alice Bag rips solo debut at The Echo, Generacion Suicida stir up the pit

Alice Bag a staple in the Los Angeles punk scene celebrated her debut solo album record release show this past weekend at The Echo. Recognized as a punk music legend, author, educator, feminist and all around positive inspiration, fans from all over came to experience her new tunes and live performance. It wasn’t just a concert, but a […]

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Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros
Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros, White Lung, Mitski & more top this week’s best LA shows

This week’s best concerts in (and around) Los Angles feature big name acts such as Brian Wilson at the Hollywood Bowl, Aloe Blacc at the Ford Theatre, Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros at the Annenberg (did we mention its free), and Janet Jackson at the Honda Center! On the lesser known / underground tip, […]

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Death Valley Girls
Death Valley Girls light up record release show at The Echo, Frankie and The Witch Fingers literally shred through opening set

Nothing like a satanic worship themed show to kick off the summer rock. This past Thursday night, Los Angeles’ very own Death Valley Girls celebrated their highly anticipated record release show at The Echo. Smashing out tunes from their new album Glow In The Dark, it was a hot and sweaty affair. The house was packed! But […]

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grouplove
Grouplove deliver endless encores at Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood 

Last night, the Hard Rock in Hollywood was packed for a very special free Grouplove performance. Celebrating their forthcoming album Big Mess, the performance was part of The Encore Live, which is Live Nation TV and Hard Rock’s new program celebrating the encore as an art form. In my experience, the encore is the most […]

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