Stonefield
An Interview with Stonefield –This small town Australian band is taking Los Angeles by storm

Dreaming big can seem impossible when you come from a small town but that has not stopped the sisters of Stonefield who grew up in rural lands outside of Melbourne, Australia. The girls don’t come from a particularly musical family although their parents met because their uncles were in bands together. Amy, Sarah, Holly and Hanna […]

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Stonefield and Uni pack the Bootleg Theater on a slow Monday, taking the reins for LA’s best residency of the month

You know it’s going to be a good show when a bunch LA bands are out at the same venue. The Bootleg was packed with familiar faces for the first night of Stonefield’s FREE April residency. Stonefield is made up of four equally capable Australian sisters; Amy (lead vocals, drums), Hanna (guitar), Sarah (keys), and […]

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Lauren Ruth Ward and friends bring all the good vibes and more to sold-out Troubadour gig

What makes the Troubadour in West Hollywood legendary is its hosting names before anyone knows them. Lauren Ruth Ward is now officially part of its story. She solidified her spot in its history with a sold-out debut at the venue which was packed with friends who she acknowledged, and fans who she graciously appreciated — […]

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s melancholic rock delivers a rebirth of rebellion at Fonda Theatre

The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood hosted the sold-out show for the final night of the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club‘s tour supporting their new album Wrong Creatures, the eighth album in 17 years for the rock veterans. If you ever wanted to cry over your ex in a dark room filled with strangers, I highly suggest a […]

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Jan. 29 — Tonight’s Best Shows: The Radio Dept., Habibi, Lauren Ruth Ward

MONDAY — January 29, 2018 It’s Monday, y’all! For those of you looking for some live music tonight, Los Angeles is always popping with all the goods. Our recommendation for tonight’s best shows feature The Radio Dept. with Tashaki Miyaki at the El Rey, Lauren Ruth Ward at the Echoplex (it’s free!), Habibi at the […]

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Forecast: 15 Los Angeles Bands / Artists To Watch in 2018

2017 has been an interesting year, a lot of good, and a whole lotta bad. And you know what comes out of some really tough times? Great music. This past year we’ve seen so many Los Angeles acts, especially female-led acts, come into the forefront and reveal their many talents. Each year, Grimy Goods produces […]

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Lauren Ruth Ward to take over The Echo for January residency

One of our favorite Los Angeles singer-songwriters, Lauren Ruth Ward, is getting a January residency at The Echo and we couldn’t be more thrilled! As mentioned in our February Hot Band Alert featuring Lauren Ruth Ward, now her music is spreading through LA like wildfire. She only moved to the west coast from her hometown […]

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Black Pistol Fire at Troubadour -- Photo: ZB Images
Photos: Black Pistol Fire at the Troubadour — THIS is what rock ‘n’ roll is all about

A Black Pistol Fire show is always something to mark on one’s calendar most importantly because it will probably sell out (as it did Saturday night at the Troubadour in West Hollywood) and you definitely don’t want to miss it. The two piece plays something like old timey blues and rock-n-roll on a dirty porch […]

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Photos: The Black Heart Procession celebrate 20 years of their debut album at The Echo

The Black Heart Procession wrapped up their West Coast tour this weekend. They were celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album which they played front to back at The Echo in Los Angeles this past Thursday. The mood was predictably dark and somber although it was adorable to hear the crowd murmur “it’s a […]

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Queens of the Stone Age Announce Tour with Los Angeles date at The Forum

Queens of the Stone Age Announce Villains Tour with Support from Ty Segall and Royal Blood Coming off a viciously badass performance at Cal Jam, Queens of the Stone Age have announced a North American Villains Tour with a Los Angeles headline performance at the Fabulous Forum. Additional tour stops include San Francisco, Las Vegas, […]

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