Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers announce LA date at Hollywood Bowl in support of 40th anniversary

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have announced the final stop of their 40th anniversary tour. The iconic rock band will headline the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday, September 21. The performance will be Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ seventh concert date at the famed venue. Opening up for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at the Hollywood […]

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Aldous Harding
Show Review: Aldous Harding’s Cheerful Gloom at the Echo

New Zealand songwriter Aldous Harding is currently on a tour across North America to promote her beautiful new record, Party. The title is a slight misnomer, though, and I knew better than to expect a raucous affair at her LA stop at the Echo last Thursday night. Instead, audiences were entranced by her simplicity. Midnight […]

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Lauren Ruth Ward at El Rey
June 26 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Lauren Ruth Ward, Queen + Adam Lambert

It’s free residency night Monday! Our top show recommendations for concerts in and around Los Angeles include Lauren Ruth Ward at Moon Honey’s residency night at The Echoplex. Also performing will be Miya Folick and Smoke Season! Other top recommendations include Queen with Adam Lambert at the Hollywood Bowl and more! Check out our Los […]

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Charles Bradley at Arroyo Seco Festival shot by Danielle Gornbein
Photos: Arroyo Seco Weekend survives the heat as Pasadena’s first major music festival

Arroyo Seco Weekend Day 1 Photos and Review Combining the relaxed, low-key atmosphere of local favorites like Make Music Pasadena, the city’s newest and first major music festival Arroyo Seco Weekend made a successful debut on day one despite the heatwave that hit the Rose Bowl throughout the day. Festival promoter Goldenvoice made it clear […]

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!!! (CHK CHK CHK
!!! (Chk Chk Chk) and Honus Honus bring the swagalicous dance party to the Echoplex

Thursday night was a dance party at Echoplex as !!! (Chk Chk Chk) and Honus Honus had the crowd grooving all night long. Before the disco vibes took over the Echoplex, indie rock band Sego played a quick set with some playful bass and grungy lo-fi vocals setting a chill mood. Honus Honus, fronted by […]

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Khalid shot by Michael Espeleta
Khalid Kicks off Twilight Concert Series at Santa Monica Pier with biggest crowd yet

Khalid Fans Swarm Santa Monica Pier Last night, thousands of people rushed to the Santa Monica Pier for a chance to see Khalid perform the first night of the Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier. Considering it was a free show and the growing buzz of Khalid, some fans were in line as […]

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new order
New Order and Goldfrapp schedule LA date at Hollywood Bowl

New Order have teamed up with Goldfrapp for a Los Angeles show date at the Hollywood Bowl. The two will take the stage on Monday, September 18 and tickets are on sale now! This will be a one-off headline show for New Order and one of the highlights of the Hollywood Bowl season. Not to be missed!  Tickets […]

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LCD Soundsystem at Panorama Festival
LCD Soundsystem to perform five LA shows at Hollywood Palladium — ‘American Dream’ out September 1

LCD Soundsystem Announce New Album ‘American Dream’ Out Sept. 1 via DFA Records Tickets to LCD Soundsystem‘s five-show residency at the Hollywood Palladium go on sale today, Friday, June 23 at 10am! In addition to their healthy run of Los Angeles shows, LCD Soundsystem has announced 2017 word tour dates in additional cities. You can catch […]

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Erin McCarley
Single Premiere: Erin McCarley drops riveting single “Die Die Die” (with stunning artwork to match)

Nashville’s Erin McCarley has dropped a fierce new single titled “Die Die Die,” and it’s quite the scrumptious banger. With summer officially here, this is the kind of soulful alt-pop you want blasting at that hotel pool party or summer BBQ. “Die Die Die” is McCarley’s fourth single. The song’s beats are fresh and will […]

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Japanese Breakfast at the Constellation Room by Steven Ward
Sandy Alex G and Japanese Breakfast bring the lo-fi fuzz to the Constellation Room

Playing to the exceptionally crowded Constellation Room as if it was for a bedroom demo recording session, Sandy Alex G and Japanese Breakfast let the lights burn low and the feels glow bright Saturday night. Both bands have a penchant for fuzzy, guitar-peddling soundscapes and the night was filled with plenty of new tracks from […]

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