Stuff by: FarahSosa

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J.S. Ondara beautifully delivers his Tales of America at sold-out Los Angeles gig at Moroccan Lounge

The Moroccan Lounge is not even two years old, yet it has hosted pretty epic shows that satisfy your music quest. J.S. Ondara, currently on tour promoting his album Tales of America, was no exception. This is the first time that I experience an African folk music singer-songwriter. J.S. Ondara has a soothing hypnotizing voice. […]

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CHAI charms The Echo Los Angeles with their unique Japanese Punk

My story with CHAI started a couple of weeks ago at SXSW. In 2015, SXSW was a trampoline for CHAI in the United States, and from then, they have toured around the country. I was aware they were coming to Los Angeles and it was a nice surprise to stumble upon the Volcom Garden show […]

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Raja Kumari sizzles with empowering performance at The Roxy

The music in Los Angeles feels like summer and the rain cannot stop it. The Roxy was adorned by Indian flavors with Raja Kumari’s empowering performance blending Eastern culture and Hip Hop. She has done collaborations with Timbaland, Gwen Steffani and more, in addition to being nominated for a Grammy. Kumari was born in Claremont, […]

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Vikesh Kapoor. Photo Farah Sosa
Vikesh Kapoor warms Los Angeles with blissful performance at Moroccan Lounge

We are barely getting used to these rather unusual cold days in Los Angeles and on a Sunday staying in is quite appealing. However, on this occasion, heading over to the Moroccan Lounge to check out Vikesh Kapoor was the best decision. Kapoor’s discography is not extensive yet, but his songs are profound and engrave […]

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Bomba Estéreo and Reyna Tropical heat up the Novo Los Angeles with a fiery jungle of sounds

Colombian band Bomba Estéreo is currently on the biggest U.S. headline tour of their career. They recently hit the road with sold-out shows in numerous cities, and their recent stint in Los Angeles at The Novo was no exception. On board, opening for the band was the new act Reyna Tropical making it a perfect match, beginning […]

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Rituals of Mine explode with raw energy at Resident Downtown LA

The city is bursting with end of the year happenings. Los Angeles-based Rituals of Mine joined the festive season with their final show of the year. The eventful night took place at Resident DTLA Lead singer Terra Lopez was an eruption of energy in every song. Heads bobbed, sweat flowed and hair flew, while the percussion coexisted with […]

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Cafe Tacvba rock The Troubadour with inspiring words and a bombastic performance

The iconic Mexican band Café Tacvba took Los Angeles by surprise with a five-night residency at The Troubadour in West Hollywood. Each night was jamme- packed, sold-out and filled with fans that seemed to know the band’s entire discography not missing one beat during their performance. These Latin rock legends have been at it since the early 90’s […]

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Kali Uchis bring the heat at Shrine Auditorium, Gabriel Garzon Montano proves to be a name to know

Los Angeles nights are most definitely about its diverse music. The Shrine Auditorium is on that tip and hosted a night of modern soul full of Latin flavor delivered by Kali Uchis and Gabriel Garzon Montano. The two threw down a most stunning performance. Colombian-American singer Kali Uchis is on tour for the first time since […]

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Peter Mawanga brings his stories to life with gorgeous Skirball performance

Los Angeles free summer concerts season is a reflection of the diversity of the city. The Skirball Cultural Center as part of their Sunset Concerts is featuring artists from across the globe and LA’s own. This time it was the turn of Peter Mawanga, a multi-talented artist and humanitarian from Malawi. While his performance was exceptional, […]

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Femi Kuti & the Positive Force dose the El Rey with good vibes and hope

Femi Kuti & the Positive Force are no strangers to Los Angeles. The son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, came to the El Rey Theatre drawing fans eager to hear the message on from his latest album One People One World. Singing about hope, but also sharing the dark political realities of Africa and Nigeria, Femi […]

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