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Tonight’s Best LA Shows feat. KOKOKO!POW!, IDLES, Brittany Howard

It’s a great Tuesday night in Los Angeles. Tonight’s best concerts in LA feature KOKOKO!POW!, Wargirl at The Echo; ZØYA at Madame Siam; Brittany Howard at Theatre at Ace Hotel; IDLES, Surfbort at Wiltern and more. Check out the full listing below, and for more shows check out our BEST CONCERTS OF THE MONTH listing. […]

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Premiere: Abby Posner Debuts Honest First Track Off Forthcoming EP, ‘Return Home’

Abby Posner is intimately organic, sending listeners right back to their roots no matter what genre they favor. With an anticipated EP on the horizon, Abby has just released it’s first single ‘Return’, recorded live at the Village Studios with the Queertet:  Born and raised in Colorado, Abby’s voice rings with an honest timbre, delivering […]

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Healing Gems
Tonight’s Best LA Shows feat. Paper Idol, Cones, Healing Gems

It’s Monday, and you know what that means. A lot of free shows in Los Angeles. Tonight’s Best Shows in Los Angeles feature: Cones with Paper Idol at It’s A School Night at Bardot in Hollywood; Healing Gems kicking off their residency at The Echoplex with Sonoda, Fake Jazz and more. Check out the rest […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Cigarettes After Sex at The Wiltern - Photo: Kirby Gladstein
Cigarettes After Sex Seduce Sold Out Crowd at The Wiltern

Cigarettes After Sex serenaded and seduced fans at the Wiltern Thursday night. The sultry, ambient pop band originally from El Paso, Texas are just beginning their headlining tour supporting Cry, set for release October 25. If you missed their sold out LA show, they’ve got dates all over the globe through early April. The evening […]

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Vampire Weekend bring Harmony Hall and all the hits to Hollywood Bowl show

“And the stone walls of Harmony Hall bear witness.” So sings Ezra Koenig to an amphitheater of over seventeen-thousand faces, the words resounding off the stone floors of the Hollywood Bowl through the chilled air. And the lines of “Harmony Hall,” beyond its disillusionment with what should be considered sacred and righteous, carried an elusive […]

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Premiere: Geneva White finds freedom in tough truths on new single “FRAME”

Los Angeles singer/songwriter Geneva White touches on a visceral vulnerability on her new single “FRAME.” Written on her bedroom floor–in the depths of her feelings listening to Taylor Swift–the song finds inspiration in a phone call White had with a close friend in which she found herself unable to open up in the way she […]

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BANKS captivates Hollywood Palladium with spellbinding performance

BANKS was absolutely mesmerizing at her sold out show at the Hollywood Palladium. Kevin Garett opened the night with his soulful piano. He played a nice blend of songs off his latest album Hoax and his earlier EPs. It felt fitting that his soft and heartfelt music would welcome in the crowd and ease them […]

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Cataldo Softly Rocks the Morrocan Lounge

Bringing sounds from the Pacific Northwest, singer/songwriter Eric Anderson and his Seattle based band Cataldo, softly rocked an attentive crowd Monday night at the Morrocan Lounge. The rustic and cozy venue rummanated with Anderson’s unique strain of happy/sad pop music along with the nostalgic musings of opening band, Plastic Picnics, whose vibe one fan described […]

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Talktime close Satellite Residency with Opus Vitae and Georgi Kay

Talk Time just wrapped up their month long residency at The Satellite with a final show including Opus Vitae and Georgi Kay. If you missed Talk Time, the band is quintessentially Californian with a beach-y experimental pop sound. Fronted by Edison Choi, Talk Time mixes tight harmonies with laid back guitar parts. The musical equivalent […]

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POND close out US tour at The Fonda Theatre with a colorful palette of sounds

The Aussie psych rock group POND made their way West and landed at the Fonda Theatre Sunday night, putting the cap on a brief US tour with a colorful palette of sounds. The band has a propensity for such things, as each release of theirs (particularly the latest two records Tasmania and The Weather) build […]

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