Live Concerts

Soundcloud Scenes: SoCal Soul Event by Asha Moné
PHOTOS: SoundCloud premiers “SCENES: SoCal Soul” at The Gathering Spot LA

SoundCloud recently held an exclusive screening for the latest episode of their award-winning original music discovery docuseries, “SCENES.” The event took place downstairs of private club, The Gathering Spot in Los Angeles, attendees were given a glimpse into the artistic minds of seven of Southern California’s most promising artists — Destin Conrad, Fana Hues, India […]

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Asha Mone Jackson |
Steady Holiday at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater by Steven Ward
Steady Holiday Envelops Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater In A Spellbinding Intimacy

Gushing a tender intimacy that’s become so synonymous with her music, singer/songwriter Steady Holiday played a solo(ish) show at Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater in Highland Park this past Saturday night. With a portion of the proceeds going to support Field Trips For LA Youth. It was a night filled with Dre Babinski’s soul-lifting and heart-wrenching […]

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Polartropica at the Troubadour by Asha Moné
Polartropica lit up the Troubadour despite promotional support challenges from the venue

Polartropica lit up the Troubadour last week (Nov. 9) as the headlining act. Presented by Coconut Spaceship Records and Sid The Cat, the show was an almost seamless affair. After being left off the weekly schedule by the Troubadour, only to be promoted hours before the show on the Troubadour’s Stories after fans read Polartropica’s […]

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Asha Mone Jackson |
Alvvays at The Glass House by Steven Ward
A Night of Jangly Guitars and Rip-Roaring Wonder with Alvvays at The Glass House

There were million-and-one places to find catharsis at indie-rock five-piece Alvvays‘ rip-roaring set at The Glass House in Pomona on Friday night. There was the spiraling lyricism of lead singer Molly Rankin (patron saint of the yearning antisocialite) — delivered via her dulcet, acrobatic croons — conjuring up fables of romantic melancholy and existential strife. […]

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Jessie Reyez by Asha Moné
Photos: Jessie Reyez delivers endless joy in Spanish and English at the Hollywood Palladium 

Spilled lemonade and Tito’s vodka christened the floor of the Hollywood Palladium this past Monday night as Colombian-Canadian songstress, Jessie Reyez gifted fans with her insatiable voice and vibes. There aren’t too many artists currently that can sell out the Palladium and have fans singing every English and Spanish song on the setlist. That’s a […]

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Asha Mone Jackson |
Jaws of Love. at the Silverlake Lounge by Steven Ward
Jaws of Love. Closed Residency at Silverlake Lounge with a Halloween-themed Finale

Jaws of Love. completed the final night of his October residency at the Silverlake Lounge last Wednesday with a Halloween-themed soirée. Co-presented by Grimy Goods, the residency was a beautiful representation of the Los Angeles indie music community, taking us back to the ole days of small club shows and seeing artists and fans alike […]

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Photos: Baby Queen Shines at the Greek Theatre, opening for Conan Gray

Baby Queen opened for Conan Gray on her second night at the Greek Theater as direct tour support for Gray. Born Arabella Latham in Durban, South Africa — the London native and newly debuted Island records songstress seized the audience’s attention with her single “Nobody Really Cares.” With her pink guitar in tow, and laid […]

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Asha Mone Jackson |
Photos: Otoboke Beaver and Fake Fruit pack the Echoplex in East Los Angeles for a raucous night of music

Attention: Otoboke Beaver asks… -No drinks on stage  -Do not upload videos to Youtube -Do not take our setlist -Please wear a mask -Be safe, have fun! All feasible asks for a crazy night with Japanese Rock Band, Otoboke Beaver and opener, Fake Fruit at the Echoplex.  I’ll be honest, I didn’t know what to […]

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Jesse Jo Stark at The Echo by Asha Moné
Photos: Jesse Jo Stark Brings Spellbinding ‘Doom’ to The Echo, South Dakota opens

“OMG I got one of her screen printed vinyls.! Can you hold my spot at the stage while I get another one?”  “Hey guys this is my haul from the Jesse Jo Stark show.” “This is the best spot, can you grab the setlist as soon as the show ends?” This is the scene at […]

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PHOTOS: Jaws of Love. Kicks Off First Night of Silverlake Lounge Residency with ELKE and Shrimpnose

Jaws of Love. the solo project of Colombian-American recording artist Kelcey Ayer, also the co-lead vocalist of L.A.’s beloved Local Natives, kicked off his October residency a the Silverlake Lounge last Wednesday, Oct. 5 welcomed by loving fans, friends and fam. Whether with his band the Local Natives or as Jaws of Love. it’s always a special […]

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Bomba Estéro at Hollywood Palladium
Photos & Review: Dancing off Los Monday Blues with Bomba Estéreo at Hollywood Palladium

What better way to start off a new week than with a nearly two-hour dance party with Bomba Estéreo. The band closed out their North American tour Monday night at the Hollywood Palladium in support of their latest release Deja. The night began warming up the crowd by the various rhythms behind the decks of […]

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Ana Baca |
Jamie xx at hollywood bowl
Jamie xx closes out the Hollywood Bowl’s centennial season with an old-school style rave

After a closing night set at Coachella earlier this year, Jamie xx brought an experience to the Hollywood Bowl this past Friday night that uniquely made the audience a part of the show. Without uttering a single word, he let the music speak for itself as fans followed the rhythm of the music like a […]

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Miley Cyrus Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert Kia Forum
In Photos: The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert at KIA Forum Los Angeles

P!nk, Miley Cyrus, Josh Homme, Rush, Kesha, Queen and more celebrate the life of Taylor Hawkins Last night, in their home of Los Angeles, the Foo Fighters and the Hawkins Family put on a most loving, action-packed Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert at the KIA Forum in Los Angeles. While the event was not live-streamed, like […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |