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Gig workers eligible for covid-19 unemployment benefits and rebate as part of $2 trillion Senate stimulus bill (this includes musicians)

UPDATE: (APRIL, 15) – Covid-19 pandemic stimulus checks have arrived! They said it would arrive in a timely fashion, and it did. Direct deposits rolled out on Monday. If you have yet to receive your stimulus check, don’t worry. It’s coming. So long as you have done a few things … scroll down to “When […]

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10 Ways To Support Independent Bands and the Independent Music Industry During Coronavirus — Covid-19 Financial Relief

UPDATE (March 26): Scroll down for he latest covid-19 unemployment relief and financial rebates for gig workers; as well as updated links / sources to financial aid relief and grants for those in the music industry. You can also visit this dedicated post about financial relief for gig workers and how to receive your $1200-$2400 […]

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Des Rocs lead a guitar rock hat-trick at the El Rey

The El Rey hosted a trio of guitar centric bands this past Tuesday. Matchstick Skeletons were first to take the stage and put on a no holds barred rock show. Everyone in the band left it all on the floor and the crowd ate it up. They were heavy and bluesy dipped in early nineties […]

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Stonefield blaze trails at Zebulon before European tour

The Australian sisters Findlay, of Stonefield, are back in the states touring their way to Europe. It was only a year ago when we interviewed them while they played their residency at the Bootleg and hoped for this kind of tour. They have grown quite a loyal following of fans with their heavy Sabbath-psych rock. […]

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Object as Subject rejuvenate weary souls at the Hi Hat, Highland Park

The Hi Hat in Highland Park was filled with fierce female energy this past Thursday night. Object as Subject lead the full room through a primal rebirth. Their shows begin with Paris Hurley and Emilia “Pony Sweat” Richeson breathing huffs of air on the floor as if they are summoning the Earth’s energy from the […]

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Jan. 29 — Best Concerts in L.A. feat. Shakey Graves, IAN SWEET, Aging Actress

Tonight’s best concerts in Los Angeles feature: Shakey Graves at Lodge Room, IAN SWEET, Rose Dorn at The Echo, Aging Actress (Lauren Ruth Ward and Chris Hess of Swim) at Standard, Hollywood (FREE) and more. ake a look at all the best shows below and be sure to peep our BEST SHOWS OF THE MONTH listing for […]

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American Barbershop in Echo Park Moonlights as DIY Concert Venue by Night feat. Speed of Light, Garbitch and more

Echo Park has been going through a transformation in the last few years and its seen some of its favorite venues change hands or disappear completely. However, there is one new DIY venue that has been making some noise. American Barbershop is, as its name implies, a barbershop by day, but once every other month […]

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Jan. 13 — Best Concerts in LA — Kate Clover, BONAVEGA, Balto

Tonight’s best shows in Los Angeles feature a slew of free concerts including: Kate Clover at Bootleg Theater, BONAVEGA, Balto at It’s A School Night, Figs Vision, Cassowary at The Echo (FREE), WASI, Love Nothing at The Satellite (FREE) and more. Check it all out below and be sure to peep our BEST SHOWS OF THE […]

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Forecast: 20 Los Angeles Bands / Artists to Watch in 2020

It’s about that time! We’ve flipped our cards and shined our crystal balls and now it’s time to present you all with our annual forecast of Los Angeles artists / bands to watch in the new year. This year we upped the ante from 15 L.A. bands to 20! And trust, after what we saw […]

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Tonight’s Best Concerts in LA – Jan. 6 – Kate Clover, WASI, BEDOUINE

Tonight’s best concerts in Los Angeles feature: Kate Clover, NICE at Bootleg Theater (FREE), WASI, Shiragirl at The Satellite (FREE), Figs Vision, Cassowary at The Echo (FREE), and BEDOUINE, Tim Heidecker at The Hi Hat. More best show picks listed below. Be sure to check out our BEST SHOWS OF THE MONTH listing for more […]

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