Monthly Archives: January 2018

Havasupai falls reservations
Havasupai Falls Reservations is the New Coachella Wristbands

With Havasupai reservations opening tomorrow — February 1st — adventure seekers, the curious, and annoying wannabe influencers are setting their alarms for 8AM Arizona time. Without a doubt Havasupai / Havasu Falls is one of the most beautiful places in the world. It’s a water baby’s wonderland. It’s a hiker’s dream. Nestled within the Grand […]

Durand Jones
Hot Show Alert: Durand Jones & the Indications at The Troubadour

Durand Jones & the Indications are sliding their way to Los Angeles for a show at the Troubadour! The headline date is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27. Full of infectious energy and endless soul, Durand Jones & the Indications will make you “smile.” Speaking of, check out their video for “Smile” below. Tickets to Durand […]

Big Freedia
Jan. 31 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Big Freedia, Albert Hammond Jr., The Killers

Here’s our selections for tonight’s best concerts in and around Los Angeles! Tonight get your hands on the floor and ass in the air with Big Freedia as she takes over the Glass House in Pomona! Also on our list: Albert Hammond Jr. at Resident, The Killers at Staples Center, The Octopus Project at Bootleg […]

Combo Chimbita. Photo by Farah Sosa
Combo Chimbita thrill LA fans at Resident with addictive tropical futurism

Resident DTLA hosted the perfect Sunday trifecta of sonic journeys. The bands Yanga, Here Lies Man and Combo Chimbita with Dublab DJs in between sets, made a great reflection of the diverse music influencing Los Angeles. Yanga and their Afro-Colombian rhythms blended with Los Angeles and Inland Empire punk funk spice had the crowd dancing during their […]

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Amber Mark
Jan. 30 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Amber Mark, Passion Pit, John Maus

Tuesday — January 30, 2018 Tonight’s best shows in and around Los Angeles feature rising star Amber Mark at The Echo! The show is sold out, but we hope you have tickets! Also on tonight’s list is Passion Pit at The Observatory, John Maus at Teragram Ballroom, Reverend Horton Heat at Alex’s Bar, and RF […]

Pearl Charles by Dana Trippe
Win Tickets to Pearl Charles at The Echo

With a voice that cuts cooly through her shimmering melodies, Pearl Charles’ dreaminess leaves you helplessly entranced in a dizzy allure while percussion gallops and hot guitar licks add sharp bursts of color to her jangle-filled rock world. Pearl Charles will be heading out on a west coast tour next month, kicking it off with […]

Hippo Campus at Fonda Theatre -- Photo: Sammy Park
Hippo Campus brings life to the Fonda Theatre with support from Sure Sure

Even though this Friday night in Hollywood was nearly arctic, the sunny songs of Sure Sure and Hippo Campus brought warmth to the Fonda Theatre. When entering the venue, the mostly teenage crowd ran to the barricade: the stage was set. As the Fonda’s lights dimmed, Los Angeles-based Sure Sure’s catchy guitar riffs electrified the […]

Lauren Ruth Ward at Echo Park Rising — More Photos by ZB Images
Jan. 29 — Tonight’s Best Shows: The Radio Dept., Habibi, Lauren Ruth Ward

MONDAY — January 29, 2018 It’s Monday, y’all! For those of you looking for some live music tonight, Los Angeles is always popping with all the goods. Our recommendation for tonight’s best shows feature The Radio Dept. with Tashaki Miyaki at the El Rey, Lauren Ruth Ward at the Echoplex (it’s free!), Habibi at the […]

Annie Clark of St. Vincent, The Hollywood Palladium, photo by Wes Marsala
St. Vincent charms Los Angeles with sensational performance at Hollywood Palladium

There is a method to the madness for the opening half of St. Vincent’s set. Like many shows on the Fear the Future tour, Annie Clark, known as St. Vincent, began her sold-out show stage right with her signature guitar in hand playing “Marry Me” from her first album of the same name. The curtain […]

Jen Cloher at The Echo by Steven Ward
Jen Cloher woos her first US stop at The Echo with her brash charm and hot licks

Playing to a packed crowd at The Echo on Tuesday night, Australian singer/songwriter Jen Cloher had a night of many firsts. The show itself was the first of her first ever headlining tour in the US and as such, it was her first time playing with both a full band and sharing the stage with […]

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