Live Concerts

Cedric Burnside | Photo Farah Sosa
Cedric Burnside Gifts Los Angeles with Those Legacy Hill Country Blues at The Echo

Cedric Burnside | Photo Farah Sosa The blues are alive and well in 2020, thanks to musicians with a heritage of tradition like Mississippi’s Cedric Burnside. The Echo was packed Tuesday night and you could hear the crowd commenting about Burnside’s Grammy nominations and masterful style. He is pure musical craftsmanship at its finest. Born […]

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Most Memorable Concert Photos of 2019

It’s that time of year where we share our best concert photography of the year. Whether it be the capture of a genuine smile, or an iconic pose — Grimy Goods’ best concert photography of 2019 doesn’t just consider lighting, composition and other artistic elements that make concert photography beautiful and unique — it’s more […]

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Illenium brings killer beats and literal fire to sold out Staples Center show

Pop-EDM sensation Illenium put on a killer sold out show this Saturday at the Staples Center. He and the openers brought out multiple guests and dropped all the classics. William Black opened the night with set that delivered solid drops and his most popular songs. As he played, the Staples Center began filling with more […]

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Angel Olsen at the Palace Theatre -- Photo: Danielle Gornbein
Angel Olsen at the Palace Theatre — it’s impossible not to fall in love with this woman

Angel Olsen at the Palace Theatre — Photo: Danielle Gornbein The beautiful Palace Theatre in Downtown L.A. sold out two consecutive evenings with the lovely Angel Olsen. Friday night was the second of the two and my oh my was it gorgeous. Once the lights went down, Olsen and her band took the stage and began the show. Starting […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Bauhaus at Hollywood Palladium - Photo: ZB Images
Bauhaus magnificently wrap trio of spellbinding shows at Hollywood Palladium

The Hollywood Palladium hosted three historic events in the last month. Bauhaus, the iconic leaders of Goth, led by Peter Murphy reunited to play live for the first time since 2008 and fans from across the globe descended upon the Hollywood Palladium to be part of the last night of the trio of dates. Opening […]

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Julia Jacklin at El Rey
Julia Jacklin and Christian Lee Hutson Brought Their Tour to a Bittersweet End at the El Rey

For the past few weeks, Julia Jacklin and Christian Lee Hutson have been living like Peaches and Herb. The pair first met at Jacklin’s 2017 Bootleg performance, where Hutson opened for the Australian songwriter. They became fast friends and have made the most of their time together again on her North American tour, sharing stages, […]

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Death Valley Girls, Kate Clover & The Crocodiles rattle the Lodge Room with pure rock ‘n’ roll fervor

This past weekend, the Los Angeles music scene was dominated by powerful women. Death Valley Girls took over the Lodge Room in Highland Park, along with Kate Clover. Also seen slaying around town were the Modpods at The Satellite, and Draemings with Holy Wars at The Echo. But right now, we’re gonna talk about Death […]

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Bloc Party spark up all the indie nostalgia at Hollywood Palladium

It seems as though each tour where artists perform a classic record of theirs in its entirety keeps getting better and better! Thursday night was one to write home about. English indie icons, Bloc Party sold out the Hollywood Palladium for two nights to play none other than their 2005 breakout record Silent Alarm. It was quite nostalgic to see these indie […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
The Black Keys at The Forum
The Black Keys, Modest Mouse, Shannon and the Clams leave ears ringing at The Forum

The Forum sold out its massive arena this past Tuesday evening for none other than rockstar duo, The Black Keys. Along for the ride were Dan Auerbach’s label children, Shannon and the Clams and the ever eccentric Modest Mouse. Once the time came for the main event, the energy truly broke loose. Lights shone brightly on drummer, Patrick Carney and frontman, Dan Auerbach as they proudly took […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Cold War Kids at House of Blues Anaheim -- Photo: Steven Ward
Cold War Kids bring New Age Norms 1 to House of Blues Anaheim with impassioned show

Long Beach natives, Cold War Kids always find a ready and willing crowd whenever they play Southern California and Saturday night’s performance at the House of Blues Anaheim was no different. Touring for their newest album New Age Norms 1 the rock outfit were as kinetically impassioned as ever, wringing out ever drop of fervor […]

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Steven Ward |