Monthly Archives: May 2017

Calvin Love
May 8 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Calvin Love, Lydia Ainsworth, The Diamond Light

It’s a good show Monday in Los Angeles tonight! Our top live music recommendations include Calvin Love at Bootleg Theater (it’s FREE), Lydia Ainsworth at The Echo, The Diamond Light at The Satellite (it’s FREE), Holy Wars at Harvard and Stone (it’s FREE), and Aye Nako with Potty Mouth at The Hi Hat.  More show […]

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The Royal Parks
Learn to Grieve on The Royal Parks Debut LP, Suburb Home

Hidden in the niche of bedroom folk pop is a new Australian outfit, The Royal Parks, who have just released their debut album, Suburb Home. The group is from Melbourne, which is also home to the national park that doubles as their namesake. The band explains that they chose this moniker because of its connection […]

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The Diamond Light at The Satellite
The Diamond Light keep on shining — don’t miss their May residency at The Satellite

Clear your calendar because Mondays in May should be spent at The Satellite in Silverlake. The Diamond Light have risen from the ashes and this phoenix shines bright. Joining original members singer/guitarist Griffin Young and drummer Ian Ochs on this residency are superb guitarist, Spencer Trent, who has made the rounds with The Mowgli’s and […]

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Andrew McMahon
May 3 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Tim Kasher, Sorority Noise

Tonight’s Best Shows in and around Los Angeles feature: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness with Atlas Genius at the Belasco, Ninet at The Hotel Cafe, Tim Kasher with Allison Weiss at The Echo, Sorority Noise with Walter Etc. at The Hi Hat and a more! Check out our Los Angeles Concert Calendar below for more […]

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The 1975 at the Greek Theatre by Steven Ward
Healymania ensues with The 1975’s performance at the Greek Theatre

In Berlin 1841 the term “Lisztomania” was coined to describe the bat-shit frenzies fans would succumb to during composer Franz Liszt’s performances–French pop-rock group Pheonix even wrote a song about it. A hundred and twenty years later, “Beatlemania” similarly enthralled fans around the world with the bowl-cut quartet from England. While footage exists of the […]

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Eddie Berman
Video Premiere: Watch Eddie Berman’s new video for “Easy Rider” off forthcoming album

Nothing like some sweet Americana for the soul. No frills, no fluff, just a catchy melody and wholesome lyrics. Los Angeles singer-songwriter, Eddie Berman has shared a pleasing DIY video for his latest track reveal “Easy Rider.” The song is the lead single off Berman’s forthcoming album Before The Bridge, which will be released by […]

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janet jackson
Janet Jackson announces State of the World tour, Los Angeles date at Hollywood Bowl

Janet Jackson has announced her rescheduled Los Angeles show date at the Hollywood Bowl for Sunday, October 8! Her original May 21 show date was part of her highly anticipated Unbreakable Tour in North America. Tickets for the May 21 show will be honored at Janet Jackson’s newly rescheduled Hollywood Bowl date. Fans should be on the […]

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HAIM
May 1 — Tonight’s Best Shows: HAIM, The Veers / Lauren Ruth Ward, Brant Bjork

It’s a mellow Monday, but there’s still some live music gems for you to explore. Our top recommendations include: HAIM at Teragram Ballroom, The Veers with Lauren Ruth Ward at It’s a School Night, Brant Bjork with Royal Thunder at The Echo, The Palms with The Years at The Troubadour and more. Check out our […]

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Interpol
Interpol announced Turn On The Bright Lights 15th anniversary tour show at LA State Historic Park

Interpol has announced their Turn On The Bright Lights 15th anniversary tour with a Los Angeles show date at the newly renovated Los Angeles State Historic Park! We just attend the Grand Opening of the LA State Historic Park and were throughly impressed with all the upgrades, especially the eco ones. An outdoor show with Interpol […]

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LANY at The Observatory shot by Danielle Gornbein
LANY rocks the Observatory, welcomed with deafening screams by adoring fans

LANY brought his feel-good pop party to Orange County this past Wednesdy night. The Observatory sold out to see frontman, Paul Klein shut it down and that’s exactly what he did. First up was up and coming electronic pop-rock trio, machineheart. I was blown away by the frontwoman, Stevie Scott’s eclectic style and energy. She demanded […]

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