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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Sufjan Stevens, Aceyalone, Bomba Estero & more

The Teragram Ballroom opened its door last night with an intimate concert featuring Spoon, and this week the new downtown LA venue continues to roll out its calendar of shows with Delta Spirit and Palma Violets. You should definitely check out the new space! Also this week, we have Sufjan Stevens, Aceyalone, Bomba Estero, Zella […]

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Teragram Ballroom opens its doors May 31, here’s what you can look forward to…

Michael Swier, co-founder of the Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles is getting a new key player in the live music industry. Spawned from the taste-making seeds of New York’s Mercury Lounge and the Bowery Ballroom comes Los Angeles’ latest live music venue in the downtown L.A. revival: the Teragram Ballroom. A joint venture between music impresario Michael […]

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An Interview with Matty Taylor of Tennis System: we talk Echo residency, making LA home, Kanye West & more

Gut-wrenching lyricism and vocals wail amidst glimmering guitar tones that erupt gracefully into explosions of noise and distortion, coupled with an underlying dream-pop aesthetic that makes for the perfect storm of sound on Tennis System‘s newest album Technicolour Blind (PaperCup Music, 2014). The Los Angeles trio previously impressed and were praised by Grimy Goods staff […]

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Watch Grimy TV’s festival mini documentary from Desert Daze 2015 feat. Dan Deacon, Warpaint, Deap Vally & more

Watch Grimy TV’s festival mini documentary from Desert Daze 2015! It was sweltering hot, it was dustier as hell, and it was absolutely glorious. This past May 2nd, about two and a half hours East of Los Angeles, deep into the desert of Mecca, California—the annual Desert Daze music festival was taking its course at the […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles featuring L7, Refused, Spoon, U2 and more

It’s a stellar live music week in Los Angeles. Hot on everyone’s list this week, is the official opening of the Teragram Ballroom featuring a headlining set by Spoon! Also on the hot list are huge acts like U2, Tony Bennet and Lady Gaga, but our votes always lean towards to more underground and indie acts. This […]

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Beck closes Hangout Fest with a bang — is the beach-side fest the Coachella of the south?

The beach-side Hangout Music Festival saved the best for last on an action-packed Sunday night headlined by a greatest hits-type set from the GRAMMY award-winning Beck. A wonderful weekend at Gulf Shores all came to a close with Beck wasting no time getting to the classics. My media wristband allowed me access to the VIP […]

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The Rolling Stones are playing Fonda Theatre tonight! Tickets are $29.50

  UPDATE: May 20th 9:45am — Straight from the Rolling Stones website. The Rolling Stones will play the Fonda Theatre tonight. As a part of the general onsale, a limited number of tickets will be sold at $29.50 plus service charges. Goes on sale at 12pm.  GET YOUR TICKETS AT ROLLINGSTONES.COM! LUCKY DIP As a part of […]

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Grand Performances reveal free summer concerts lineup

Yuna takes the stage at Grand Performances on August 8. Summer in Los Angeles is gearing up to warm your soul with a series of incredible free concerts. At the top of the list of the many free summer concert series is downtown L.A.’s annual Grand Performances. With live music that boasts cultural awareness and […]

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Hangout Fest 2015 brings bands — and DJs — to the beach

Photo via Hangout Festival Grimy Goods contributor Mark E. Ortega is embarking on a six-week music festival tour around the United States. After a stop at Shaky Knees in Atlanta, Mark’s next stop is Gulf Shores, Alabama for Hangout Fest. Here’s a preview of the festival below. There’s that old saying about how you shouldn’t […]

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Noel Gallagher and Avett Brothers shine at day two of Shaky Knees Festival

The second day of Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Music Festival saw a larger turnout than on the previous day. By 3 PM, the park was packed — Saturdays always tend to me the busiest and most ambitious day for most festival-goers. Before Saturday, I thought North Carolina folk rockers The Avett Brothers weren’t festival-headlining material. It […]

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