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Contest: Win Tickets to Middle Brother at the Echo on April 7, 2011

It wasn’t too long ago that supergroup, Middle Brother (John McCauley of Deer Tick, Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, and Matthew Vasquez of Delta Spirit) made their Los Angeles debut at the Invisible Children benefit back in December at the Troubadour. If you missed their sold-out show, they’re returning to Los Angeles with an intimate show […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Imelda May at the El Rey Theatre (April 7, 2011)

The UK’s queen of rockabilly, Imelda May is comin’ in hot! Fusing all the goodness of blues, rockabilly and dare I say it, a lil pop, Imelda May will be hitting the El Rey Theatre on Thursday, April 7 for an exciting headlining show! Imelda will be supported by Omar And The Stringpoppers and tickets […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Akron Family at the Echo on April 6, 2011

Akron/Family have got to be one of the best live acts around. These guys put on an outstanding live show full of echoing psychedelic folk and delightful experimentation. Each time I’ve seen them, they’ve totally interacted with the crowd and always incite a hoedown. With insanely unique harmonies and an eccentric selection of instruments, Akron/Family […]

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The Anti-Coachella: Slab City Fun Fest featuring Eagles of Death Metal, Shiva Trash & More

Looks like all the cool kids and real garage snobs will be heading to Slab City Fun Fest 50 miles away from the mainstream crowds of Coachella. The third annual Slab City Fun Fest will be popping off April 15 – 16, 2011 the same weekend as Coachella. The festival boasts a rock and roll, […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (April 4-April 10, 2011)

Photo: The Dodos at Mess With Texas (SXSW) by Sandra Burciaga We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around LA) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Sonny and The Sunsets w/ Sandwitches at the Echo (April 1, 2011)

Photo: Sonny and the Sunsets at the Echo by Monique Hernandez for Grimy Goods Sonny and the Sunsets are ready to roll out their sophomore album titled, Hit After Hit. The album will be released on April 12, 2011 via Fat Possum! But before you get your grimy hands on it, you’ll have the chance […]

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Hot Show Alert: Andre Williams at the Satellite (June 24, 2011)

It’s because of innovative, I-don’t-give-a-fuck musicians such as Andre Williams, that I named this here music blog, Grimy Goods. Music that pushes limits, that’s not of the norm and certainly not socially accepted until quite some time (if at all)—music that is grimy, is the kind of music we dig and Andre Williams represents all […]

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Hot Show Alert: Charles Bradley at the Echo (May 4, 2011)

When I got the press release for this show announcement, I had to read the venue location a few times to make sure I was reading it correctly. Ladies and gentlemen, the wild soul man and smooth crooner, Charles Bradley, is playing an intimate show at the Echo on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. If you […]

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Concert Tickets: Raekwon at El Rey Theatre (April 30) and Detroit Bar (May 3)

The Chef is making his way to Los Angeles and Orange County for two bumpin’ shows this April/May. I’m talkin’ about Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan! If you’re a true Wu fan, you already know one of his monikers is “the chef.” Fans will have two opportunities to catch Raekwon live, on stage in two awesome […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Talib Kweli w/ David Banner at Club Nokia (April 3, 2011)

One of New York’s finest emcees, Talib Kweli is making his way to Club Nokia this Sunday, April 3 for a fresh show with David Banner, 9th Wonder and Fashawn. The evening is gonna bump with fat beats and rhymes as Talib takes the stage for his live show. If you have yet to see […]

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