Stuff by: Sandra Burciaga Olinger

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5 Independent Bands to Catch this Weekend in Los Angeles

We love seeing big touring acts, but we also love supporting our independent music scene. This weekend (and a random Monday) catch live music from some of our favorite independent and non-major label acts. Tickets to all of our selected shows range from $0 to $16! Read about them below, hit play on their tunes […]

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Lauren Ruth Ward announces farewell show at Teragram Ballroom with Kingsbury, Alicia Blue + more delicious surprises

Los Angeles’ beloved songbird, Lauren Ruth Ward has announced a farewell show at the Teragram Ballroom for Thursday, August 19, 2021. Joining Lauren Ruth Ward at the Teragram Ballroom will be another favorite local act, Kingsbury, as well as Lauren Ruth Ward collaborator, Alicia Blue. Without a doubt, it’s going to be a women-led vocal […]

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Christina Aguilera to perform two nights at Hollywood Bowl with Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

“Somebody ring the alarm,” Christina Aguilera is taking over the Hollywood Bowl for two incredible nights and you best believe “me and my girls gonna shake the room!” On Friday, July 16 and Saturday, July 17 — the world renowned Christina Aguilera will bring her signature voice to the Hollywood Bowl. Performing with Gustavo Dudamel and […]

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Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles Returns to MacArthur Park for their FREE Summer Concerts Series

The summer vibras are lit! The Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles returns to MacArthur Park with their highly lauded FREE summer concert series and the virtual series Barrio Fino! One of the most loved free summer concerts series in Los Angeles, the Levitt Pavilion is known for curating an eclectic mix of Latinx artists, international acts and shining a spotlight our […]

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Egg Drop Soup performing at El Cid in Silverlake
Photos: Egg Drop Soup, Broken Baby and Moonfuzz shatter pandemic ceiling with rockin’ show at El Cid

Egg Drop Soup, Broken Baby and Moonfuzz just shattered that pandemic ceiling with a blistering rock show at El Cid in Silverlake. Celebrating their 7″ vinyl split release with fellow L.A. band Broken Baby — the bands were also just playing to play! It’s been over a year since either band has played at a […]

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Best New song releases of June 2021
Best New Song Releases of June, 2021

Featuring a variety of independent and lesser known music artists, our Best New Song Releases of June 2021 dazzle with over 135 new songs. June’s featured artists include: Dresage, Junaco, King Woman, The Marías, Xoller, Junior Mesa, Amber Mark, CHVRCHES, VOWWS, BETWEEN FRIENDS, Velvet Starlings, PLEXXAGLASS, Indigo De Souza, TOKiMONSTA with VanJess, BIIANCO, Shannon & […]

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Combo Chimbita share new song / video “Mujer Jaguar" -- a fervent rallying cry for a new and better world
Combo Chimbita share new song / video “Mujer Jaguar” — a fervent rallying cry for a new and better world

Combo Chimbita have announced a Los Angeles show date at The Echoplex. The New York-based group will return to the Echoplex for a headline performance on Thursday Sept. 23. Additional Combo Chimbita tour dates have been announced. View the full list of tour dates below. Tickets to Combo Chimbita at the Echoplex are priced at […]

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Tyler, The Creator throws a proper secret show at The Roxy

Tyler, The Creator lit up the Roxy Last night (Wednesday, June 29), with a jam-packed secret show. And when we say “secret show” — we mean, a proper secret show! Nobody knew about this one. For many thrilled attendees, this was their first concert in over a year. What a way to break back into […]

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La Santa Cecilia at the hollywood bowl june 2021
La Santa Cecilia welcomed our city’s heroes (front-line workers) with a sonorous performance at the Hollywood Bowl

To feel. That feeling of connecting, in the flesh; that chilling sensation of goosebumps when an artist’s heartfelt words hit close to home; that insatiable roar of joy symbolizing the camaraderie that live music so effortlessly creates — these were all the feels at La Santa Cecilia‘s recent concert at the iconic Hollywood Bowl. Even […]

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LEVITATION festival announces phase 1 lineup with Thundercat, The Hives, Japanese Breakfast, Angelica Garcia and more

LEVITATION music festival returns for it’s 12th edition bringing together genre-bending artists from around the world. Taking place in Austin, TX on October 28-31, the LEVITATION phase 1 lineup includes Thundercat, The Hives, Japanese Breakfast, Angelica Garcia, Shannon and The Clams, Tinariwen, The Black Angels, LA Witch, Starcrawler, Frankie Rose, Chicano Batman, Boy Harsher, Shabazz […]

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