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CHARLI XCX announces intimate Los Angeles concert at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
CHARLI XCX announces intimate Los Angeles concert at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

CHARLI XCX has announced a Los Angeles concert date at the The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever. Celebrating her latest album release, How I’m Feeling Now, fans can catch CHARLI XCX at Hollywood Forever on Monday, Sept. 27. The all-ages show will be an intimate one! The Masonic Lodge is a beautiful historic landmark inside […]

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Best New Song Releases of July, 2021

Featuring a variety of independent and lesser known music artists, our Best New Song Releases of July 2021 dazzle with 115 new songs. July’s featured artists include: Poppy, TOKiMONSTA with Channel Tres, Jelani Aryeh, Ryan Levine, Leon Bridges, Steady Holiday, DeathbyRomy, Lazy Daze, Ha Vay, Young Winona, The Linda Lindas, Hana Vu, Rudy de Anda […]

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Photos: Dilla Fest at Grand Performances feat. Talib Kweli, DJ Rhettmatic, lla J, Frank and Dank
Photos: Dilla Fest at Grand Performances lights up California Plaza in DTLA with Talib Kweli, Daru Jones, DJ Rhettmatic, lla J, Frank and Dank

Saturday night’s Dilla Fest at Grand Performances in DTLA brought out a full house and a stacked lineup of performers featuring Illa J, DJ Rhettmatic of The World Famous Beatjunkies crew, Frank and Dank, and headliner; Talib Kweli with a live trio including Daru Jones! Celebrating the life of J Dilla, fans came out in […]

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So Cal HoeDown returns with the Horrorpops, Face to Face, Fishbone and more

Get ready to rumble! The 4th annual So Cal Hoedown returns on Saturday, September 18th! Showcasing some of the best bands in punk rock, psychobilly, rockabilly and ska — this year’s So Cal Hoedown moves from the streets to Santa Ana to its new location at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro. Taking […]

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Lovers & Friends adds second festival date! Sign up for presale access!

Good lawd, Lovers & Friends comin’ in hot! Real hot! So hot that the throwback festival had to add a second date! Lovers & Friends’ first date on Saturday, May 14 sold-out within one hour! But don’t you worry, 90s r&b and hip hop fans — Lovers & Friends is coming at ya for a […]

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Foster The People announce three Los Angeles hometown shows at the Wiltern, celebrating 10 years of Torches

Celebrating a decade of Torches, Los Angeles indie pop band, Foster The People return with three hometown shows at the Wiltern! Catch Foster The People live at the Wiltern on Wednesday, Nov. 17, Thursday, Nov. 18 and Friday, Nov. 19. This will be Foster The People’s first live show in three years! The band will […]

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King Woman at the Lodge Room -- Photo: Bryan Olinger
Photos: King Woman and Spare Parts For Broken Hearts at Lodge Room

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a bit hesitant to attend this small club, indoor show. With COVID’s Delta variant disrupting our lives, once again — I almost didn’t make it to see the beautiful beast that is King Woman‘s Kristina Esfandiari envelop us with her spellbinding breaths and howls. But I did make […]

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Lovers & Friends music festival comes to Las Vegas featuring Lauryn Hill, Usher, TLC, Timbaland, Lil Kim and more

Gushing with all those 90s r&b and hip hop vibes comes Lovers & Friends music festival! Presented by Live Nation, Snoop Dog and Bobby Dee — Lovers & Friends will take place at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds Saturday, May 14, 2022.T Clearly, the ultimate throwback music festival, Lovers & Friends will have you “chasing […]

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Leon Bridges announces tour dates with Los Angeles concert at the Wiltern

With all the swoon-worthy song your heart desires, Leon Bridges returns with new tour dates including a Los Angeles concert date at the Wilern! Catch Leon Bridges live in Los Angeles at the Wiltern on Monday, Oct. 11. Tickets to Leon Bridges at the Wiltern go on sale to the general public on Friday, July […]

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Photos: Young Winona, Jagged Baptist Club and Not A Friend shred on a Thursday night at El Cid

Celebrating the release of their “Killer Daisies” single release, Young Winona put on an vibrant performance last night at El Cid. Led by vocalist Cassie Gaffaney, the LA-based band (by-way-of New Zealand) rounds out with bandmate/husband Nick Gaffaney (drummer, multi-instrumentalist and one half of power rock duo, Cairo Knife Fight) and fellow expat Geoff Maddock […]

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