Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Win Tickets to R. Kelly at The Microsoft Theater

Notorious R&B musical sensation R. Kelly needs no introduction.  Kelly is bringing “The Buffet Tour” to Los Angeles with a headlining show at The Microsoft Theater on Saturday, October 22nd. Hear a smorgasbord of new songs off his 13th studio album of the same name, which includes a platter of savory sounds ranging from pop to […]

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Washed Out at Desert Daze 2016
Despite a Recurring Theme of Sound difficulties, Desert Daze Kicked Out the Jams on Day 1 with Great bands, Great Vibes, and… Pandas

Desert Daze Day 1 Gets Sweaty, Smelly and Savage — King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Steal the Night   All music festivals are experiences that go beyond simple musical performances. Your experience is largely what you make of it, though it can be influenced by extraneous factors. Sure, like any regular concert, the crowd’s […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani illuminates the Fabulous Forum, brings out special guests Eve and (boyfriend) Blake Shelton

On her fourth solo tour after seven long years, Gwen Stefani brought the dazzling heat to the Fabulous Forum on Saturday night. Stefani pulled out all the shine with incredible production lights and graphics adding to her already sizable voice. Proudly supporting her third solo album and most recent release This Is What The Truth Feels […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
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October 17 — Tonight’s Best Shows: POND, Mura Masa, Flock of Dimes and more

POND at The Echo It’s Monday! While you may be nursing a Desert Daze or Desert Trip hangover, there’s some great shows you may want to check out tonight! POND head to Teragram Ballroom, Temples make their way to Santa Ana to the Observatory, The Palms play a free gig at School Night, Mura Masa […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Warpaint
Not even a stupid bro fight could kill the spellbinding vibes at Warpaint’s Fonda Theatre gig

Last Thursday night at the Fonda Theatre Hollywood, the psychedelically enchanting ladies of Warpaint came though with a sold-out show supported by Goldensuns and Facial. Kicking off the evening were brother trio originally from Utah, Goldensuns. Jantzen, Chase, and Weston Meier got the venue up and running with their lo-fi indie rock. I really dug […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
St. Lucia
Electrop pop sensations St. Lucia and BAIO dazzled crowds at the Wiltern

Tuesday night at the Wiltern felt like the weekend, according to the star of the night, Jean-Philip Grobler aka St. Lucia. He’s currently on a nationwide tour in support of his sophomore album, Matter, traveling for several weeks with his full band and BAIO, who has supported him at every date. For their stop in […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Hot Artist Alert: Bloodboy – Surfer-turned-musician hits her indie-pop sweet spot with debut EP Best of Bloodboy

Surfer-turned-musician Lexie Papillion aka Bloodboy is an up-and-coming star in the Los Angeles indie music scene, having made some lasting impressions with outstanding live performances at this year’s Echo Park Rising and KROQ’s “One To Watch” series. Despite her burgeoning breakout she’s got a very humble and real sense about her that reveals itself in her […]

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Emily Saex |
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The Best and Worst of Desert Trip 2016

With Desert Trip steaming its way to Indio for yet another weekend of bucket-list performances, it’s time we share with you the best and worst from Desert Trip 2016. If you’re headed to Desert Trip this weekend, check out our pro tips below, as well as our favorite performances in order from most favorite to […]

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Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney Announces Last-Minute Intimate Gig at Pappy & Harriet’s

As if his incredible Desert Trip performance(s), weren’t enough, Sir Paul McCartney has announced a special and very intimate performance at Pappy & Harriet’s tonight! That’s right! Paul McCartney will perform at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneer Town tonight, Thursday, October 13 at 8.30 p.m. Tickets are only $50 and available ONLY at Pappy & Harriet’s […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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October 13 — Tonight’s Best Los Angles Concerts featuring Warpaint, Tobacco, Temples and more

Tonight is a perfect display of why Rocktober rules in Los Angeles. Just look at all these great gigs! Sensory overload. A few stand outs: Warpaint at Fonda Theatre, Tobacco at Echoplex, Calentura with Astronomar at Los Globos, Neil Young at Fox Theater, Temples at Teragram Ballroom … so much to see. Check out all […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |