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Robert Glasper, Photo by Farah Sosa
Robert Glasper’s GRAMMYs Jam shimmers with special guests including jazz legend Herbie Hancock

It’s GRAMMY weekend in L.A. which means, wonderfully curated events full of talent currently in town. The very expected, Seventh Annual Robert Glasper’s GRAMMY Jam hosted by UPROXX at Teragram Ballroom was a reunion of brilliant musicians. The talented jazz pianist gathered a roster of friends bringing to the stage the energy of the sounds […]

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Cedric Burnside Gifts Los Angeles with Those Legacy Hill Country Blues at The Echo

Cedric Burnside | Photo Farah Sosa The blues are alive and well in 2020, thanks to musicians with a heritage of tradition like Mississippi’s Cedric Burnside. The Echo was packed Tuesday night and you could hear the crowd commenting about Burnside’s Grammy nominations and masterful style. He is pure musical craftsmanship at its finest. Born […]

San Cha delivers stunning performance at The Echo celebrating new album La Luz de La Esperanza

When a show leaves you wondering if a wedding, an orgasm and pain happened on stage, the artist is really up to something memorable. This was the case of San Cha‘s recent album release at the Echoplex, Los Angeles. Her new album, titled in Spanish, ‘La Luz de La Esperanza’ translates to “The Light of […]

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Cypress Hill spark up more than just classics at The Novo

Tis the season for Cypress Hill’s annual Haunted Hill Tour! And in Los Angeles, The Novo was the stage for a high dosage of these L.A. legends. Earlier this year, Cypress Hill became the first Latin hip hop group to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was about time to check […]

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Nai Palm delivers brilliant performance at Lodge Room, Highland Park

Australian singer-songwriter Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield, lead singer of the future-soul band Hiatus Kaiyote has her own solo project “Needle Paw” and brought it to The Lodge Room in Highland Park. Equipped with a Jackson electronic guitar, background vocalists and her fabulous persona — Nai Palm brilliantly enamored the audience with her unique energy and […]

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KOKOKO! fill The Echo with their succulent Congolese rhythms and eco-beats

The Congolese band KOKOKO! has been making the rounds lately. This time, they landed at The Echo early in the week. The intensity of their performance was not for your regular Tuesday night as their uplifting energy left no time for standing on the dance floor. The rumor in the audience was that they made […]

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Quantic and DJ Jeremy Sole scorch the Lodge Room in Highland Park with delicious Afro-Latin rhythms

Will Holland, better known as Quantic, is a prolific English producer and DJ. When his live show at the Lodge Room in Highland Park was announced, it was not surprising that it quickly sold-out. You never know what to expect at a “live” Quantic performance. It could be an amazing live band formed by the […]

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Prophets of Rage “Make L.A. Rage Again” with epic showdown at the Mayan

In 2016, the supergroup Prophets of Rage was born out of combining forces with some of the greatest bands you will ever see. Since then, members of Rage Against The Machine, Cypress Hill and Public Enemy have been making the rounds combining forces in epic ways. When Prophets of Rage show at The Mayan in […]

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Josef Leimberg wraps Skirball’s Sunset Concerts with brilliant performance

The Skirball Cultural Center reached its final show of the 2019 Sunset Concerts series with trump-player-lyricist-producer-extraordinaire, Josef Leimberg. The evening was filled with an attentive crowd immersed in his Afro futuristic sounds. Accompanied by a full band, Leimberg dazzled the audience with tracks from his solo debut album ‘Astral Progressions,’ and his much-anticipated forthcoming album, ‘The […]

Santigold shimmers “10 Years Golder” at Hollywood Palladium

There is something about Santigold and the Hollywood Palladium. When her album 99cents came out, it was there where Los Angeles gathered for an explosive show. Now, Santigold returned to this venue, equally packed and relevant to her fan base. With familiar and new sounds, Santigold’s delivery seemed even stronger and rather mature. Santigold’s “10 […]