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Ohana Fest remains a mainstay for SoCal festivals with its dizzying trifecta of The Strokes, Eddie Vedder, and Red Hot Chili Peppers

Returning for its fourth year at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point the annual Ohana Fest remains a quintessential festival amongst the many that have cropped up in Southern California in recent years. With its placement on the shores of one of the state’s picturesque beaches, surrounded by palms, and constantly caressed by cool weather […]

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Hard Day of the Dead promises a spooky good time with stacked line up

Dog Blood, The Martinez Brothers, Zhu’s Blacklizt, Tokimonsta!! It’s all treat and no trick this year at Hard’s Day of the Dead happening November 2nd at L.A. State Historic Park in DTLA!! This is Hard’s signature Halloween event and it might just be it’s best year yet! This 21+ festival will be a wonderful afternoon […]

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An Interview with Iconique — Making an Entrance with “The Bitch Has Landed”

On the heels of their challenging leading single, Iconique today reveal “The Bitch Has Landed,” another cut from their forthcoming Ovation EP. The LA-based neo-disco act is heating up just in time for the weather to cool down, which is apt—after all, fall fashion boasts some of the year’s most extravagant looks. Similarly, Iconique’s new […]

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7 Skincare Products You Need to Pack for Your Next Music Festival Experience

Music Festival season is in full swing! How’s your skincare game going? One thing many music festival-goers fail to pack, or even consider, is skincare products. And I’m not just talking about SPF! I’m going to share with you 7 skincare products that have made my music festival experiences all the more better. When you’re […]

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Hazel English at Checker Hall
Hazel English waxes lyrical at stripped-down Checker Hall show

Playing acoustic in an upstairs dining hall in Highland Park known as Checker Hall, Australian singer-songwriter Hazel English gave a short but poignant performance to a room of friends and strangers. Amongst the high-stacked glass bottles of alcohol that towered from the bar at the center of the room and the group that had gathered […]

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Electric Youth create synth-soundtrack reserved for cinema-sized stories on Memory Emotion

When Electric Youth lent—in collaboration with French artist College—their song “Real Hero” to the Drive soundtrack back in 2011, the song scratched an itch for the kind of lush, synth-pop polished ballads you probably didn’t know you were craving at the time. Long before the heady synthesizer-laden soundtrack and 70-80s nostalgia revival led by shows […]

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Wayne Kramer, MC50 at Ford Theater
Tonight’s Best LA Shows: MC50, Daniel Caesar, Tim Heidecker

Tonight’s Best Los Angeles concerts feature MC50 with Porcupine at the Teragram Ballroom, Daniel Caesar at Shrine Auditorium, Tim Heidecker & His Very Good Band with Kate Berlant at Moroccan Lounge, Beams with Huanted Summer at the Bootleg Theater and more. Check them out below! Tuesday — August 27, 2019 MC5O, Porcupine at Teragram Ballroom […]

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Don’t Miss Out On These FREE End of Summer Concerts in Los Angeles

Summer may be coming to a close, but the Free Summer Concerts in LA are still flowing strong. Check out below are selections for the BEST remaining free summer concerts in Los Angeles and its surrounding cities. Get out there and hear some live music in Los Angeles, for free! Whether a small, lesser known […]

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Rostam at the Fonda Theatre
Tonight’s Best Shows (8/21) — Rostam, Hablot Brown, More Giraffes

Tonight’s Best Los Angeles Concerts for Wednesday, August 21 feature: Rostam at Santa Monica Pier, Hablot Brown at Teragram Ballroom, More Giraffes at The Hi Hat. Herbie Hancock at Hollywood Bowl, Steve Miller Band at Greek Theatre and more. Wednesday — August 21, 2019 Rostam, Dijon, Jen Awad at Santa Monica Pier (FREE) Steve Miller […]

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echo park rising 2019
45 Must-See Bands at Echo Park Rising 2019

Echo Park Rising is coming to the streets of Echo Park, in East Los Angeles this Thursday, Aug. 15 – Sunday, Aug. 18. Quickly becoming one of the best free summer concerts series in Los Angeles and one of the best Southern California music festivals, 2019’s Echo Park Rising is not to be missed! Every […]

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