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Win Tickets to Deap Vally with JJUUJJUU at the Troubadour

Deap Vally, the valley girl duo, blues singer, and rock’n’rollers, headline the Troubadour on Tuesday, August 13. For a band that’s been around for only a year, they’ve played and gained popularity in the U.S. and the U.K. Their music is similar to that of The Black Keys and the guitar blues style of Jack […]

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Win Tickets to Smith Westerns at the El Rey – August 10, 2013

Smith Westerns headline the El Rey Theater on Saturday, August 10. Forming in 2007, Smith Westerns have managed to tour both the U.S and Europe, touring with bands such as MGMT, Florence and The Machine, GIrls, and Passion Pit. They’ve claimed the youthful and glam rock approach to pop making them timeless and lush band. […]

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Win Tickets to Blackalicious at the Echoplex – August 2, 2013

Hip hop duo from Sacramento, Blackalicious hit The Echoplex stage on Friday, August 2. Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel make up the duo and are recognized for their tongue-twisting, complex rhymes, and classic hip hop beats. Their lyrics are positive and spiritual rather than violent or misogynous. Joining the eccentric duo are Orgone and Busdriver. […]

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Win Tickets to Casey Veggies and Travi$ Scott at the El Rey – August 1, 2013

One of the founding members of OFWGKTA, Casey Veggies headlines at the El Rey on Thursday, August 1. He branched out of the group after releasing his own mixtapes and partnered up with friends to establish Peas & Carrots International. He’s played with other rappers such as Mac Miller, Dom Kennedy, and Kendrick Lamar. Joining […]

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Win Tickets to Run The Jewels at The Echoplex – August 1, 2013

Two New York rappers come onto The Echoplex on Thursday, August 1. El-P rapper and producer and Killer Mike join together to produce the epitome of New York and urban lifestyle. Killer Mike spits fearless and honest rhymes on top of industrial beats produced by El-P making the Run The Jewels (download the album for free […]

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Win Tickets to The Uncluded at the First Unitarian Church – July 25

The Uncluded is a collaboration between indie rapper Aesop Rock and folk singer/songwriter Kimya Dawson. The two have had a creative history since 2007, and finally come together to produce dynamic music unlike any other. Catch them perform at the First Unitarian Church on Thursday, July 25. Tickets are $18 – $20, doors open at […]

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Win Tickets to Futurebirds at The Echo – July 23, 2013

Georgia sure knows how to produce great bands. On Tuesday July 23, Futurebirds will hit The Echo stage playing various songs from their latest album Baba Yaga. The album delivers an intimate experience delving into the band’s free-spirited experimentation and catchy tunes and sonic melodies. Joining them on stage is Diarrhea Planet, the dynamic six-piece […]

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Win Tickets to Shooter Jennings and Scott H. Biram at the Echoplex

American country singer-songwriter Shooter Jennings headlines the Echoplex on Sunday July 21. With the release of his latest album The Other Life Shooter Jennings has come a long way with playing music. Songs on The Other Life are featured in Sons of Anarchy and will be accompanied with a film with the same title. Joining […]

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Win Tickets to DJ Quik & Suga Free at Fox Theater

DJ Quik and Suga Free play at the Fox Theater on Saturday July 20. These two rappers had early starts in producing beats and spitting rhymes. DJ Quik had a fortunate start with his self-made mix tapes and gaining the interest of major labels and immediately signed to Profile Records. From there his success followed. […]

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Win Tickets to Bob Log III at The Satellite – June 29, 2013

All American, slide guitar, One Man Band, Bob Log III headlines the Satellite on Saturday, June 29. His performances are described as a guitar dance party. It sounds like three drummers, two guitar players, and one singer. Bob Log carried on his Delta blues style from his previous project Doo Rag, with more emphasis on […]

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