Monthly Archives: June 2017

LP at El Rey
LP shines for adoring fans at El Rey Theatre

One of the more magical things about Los Angeles is you never know when that friend of a friend, who plays little venues and drops in as a guest on residencies, is suddenly going to get the recognition so many in this talented city deserve. Before you know it they are making late night TV […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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High & Low Festival to feature Brand New, Tegan and Sara, Death Cab for Cutie, Best Coast

Live Out The Emo Rock Nostalgia and Then Some at High & Low Festival The “World Famous KROQ” alternative rock radio station is coming in hot with their first ever High and Low Festival. Taking place this upcoming September 9th at San Bernardino’s NOS Events Center, this rain or shine rock show will please crowds […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Tim Darcy at Resident -- Photo: Danielle Gornbein
Intimate Performances from Tim Darcy and Hand Habits Mesmerize Audiences at Resident

Nothing says intimacy quite like watching your favorites perform solo sets in a sparsely filled room with near-complete silence, save for the music of course. This was the case at the criminally under-attended show at Resident this past Tuesday night, showcasing newly local songwriter Meg Duffy as Hand Habits and Tim Darcy, performing some new […]

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Zoe Elaine |
PUBLIC SUNGLASSES
A Father’s Day Gift Guide for the Cool Dad

With Father’s Day just three days away, like many of us, you probably have yet to get that special father in your life a gift! Whether for your own Dad or your husband/partner, there’s still time and with Grimy Goods’ Father’s Day Gift Guide, you don’t even have to leave your couch to hook up […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Moon Honey at The Echoplex
Photo Gallery: Moon Honey, Alina Bea, Draemings and Cellars light up the Echoplex

This past Monday, the Echoplex was the place to be in Los Angeles. As the second installment of their June residency at the Echoplex, Moon Honey brought quite the dazzling lineup of female-fronted bands with them. It was quite the colorful ride. Taking the stage in support of Moon Honey’s Monday night residency were Alina Bea, […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Ohana Fest returns for victory lap with the best beach-side festival on the west coast

With the kind of picturesque, coastal views Southern California boasts, it’s pretty surprising that Ohana Fest remains the first and only beach-side music festival to emerge in recent memory. Placing stages and fans about as close to the water as possible without jumping on surfboards and rafts, the festival will be returning in early September […]

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Steven Ward |
Marian Hill at Air & Style 2017 -- Photo: Brandon Espeleta
June 14 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Marian Hill, Honors, TEN FE, Ninet

Tonight’s best concert happening in and around Los Angeles feature a variety of acts. From mainstream pop to underground and indie acts, our top recommendations include: Marian Hill at the Fonda Theatre, TEN FE and Ninet at The Hotel Cafe, Honors at The Echo, Theo Katazman at The Troubadour, and more. Check out our Los […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Portugal. The Man
Portugal. The Man share new song “Rich Friends” — LA date a Hollywood Palladium

Hot on the heels of their new album, Portugal. The Man have shared their new song “Rich Friends.” The song immediatly sizzles with a soulful howl before strutting into its funky beat and addictive chorus: “I can really, really, use a rich rich friend like you.” The mid-album song is about “the tendency of the old and […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Franz Ferdinand at the Regent shot by Danielle Gornbein
Franz Ferdinand make feverish return to Los Angeles with ace performance at The Regent

Downtown LA was dazzled by Scottish alt-rock band, Franz Ferdinand this past Monday night. Their first U.S. tour in nearly three years, the band were thrilled to take the stage in Los Angeles and give their adoring fans one helluva show! But before Franz Ferdinand took the crowd by storm, friends from Atlanta, Georgia, OMNI, got […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
sound and focus Dannenberg
Sound and Focus announce 2017 lineup of free summer concerts at the Annenberg

Sound and Focus 2017 FREE Summer Concerts in LA Sound and Focus returns this summer for one of Los Angeles’ most highly anticipate FREE summer concerts series. Presented by KCRW and the Annenberg Space for Photography, this season’s lineup will have music lovers dancing, singing along and swooning. As with every Sound and Focus series, […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |