Live Concerts

Death Cab For Cutie at the Hollywood Forever
Death Cab For Cutie perfectly set the mood at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

What better way to bring in the weekend than with some of our favorite alt-rockers, Death Cab For Cutie? The correct answer is no better way. We were lucky enough to catch the Washington-natives’ special show at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery right here in Los Angeles. The intimate lawn setup can be creepy at times but […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
The National give fans at Santa Barbara Bowl one helluva show, Matt Berninger charms with performance and banter

When the opportunity comes to see The National under the stars you take it. Saturday evening was our shot. Following a two-night stint at the Hollywood Palladium, Matt Berninger and crew took their show to the beautiful Santa Barbara Bowl. Nestled between a hilltop and a quaint neighborhood, the unique, winery-esque venue has you instantly feeling good. Along for a few shows […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Arcade Fire at the Greek Theatre LA
Arcade Fire revisit “Funeral” in its entirety at Greek Theatre

Last Thursday’s Greek Theatre show marked the first of three final appearances by Arcade Fire before the band takes an extended hiatus in preparation for their next record, and the send-off was highlighted by a playthrough of their first album Funeral in its entirety. Emerging onstage in formal wear and a Funeral-esque patch of artwork illuminated behind them, the […]

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Steven Ward |
Blood Orange at the Greek Theatre
Blood Orange plays Negro Swan magnificently at Greek Theatre LA

Blood Orange Shines with Empress Of and MadeinTYO at Greek Theatre LA Friday night was a perfect excuse for a dance party at the Greek Theatre. Blood Orange made his final stop along his first leg North America tour. The nearly sold-out show began with good friends MadeinTYO and Empress Of. MadeinTYO was first and […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Foster the People
Foster the People bring their “Sacred Hearts Club” to the Observatory

Sacred Hearts Club, the title of Foster the People’s third album, has begun to take on new meaning with each subsequent show the band plays in support of the record. Cutting the proverbial rug last night at the Observatory in Santa Ana, Mark Foster and his band of synth-peddling romantics have clearly breathed into existence […]

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Steven Ward |
Rostam at the Fonda Theatre
Rostam charms Fonda Theatre, joined by special guest Jenny Lewis

Rostam and Bedouine deliver beautiful performances at the Fonda Theatre, Hollywood A generous crowd filled the beautiful Fonda Theatre on Friday night to welcome in the weekend with none other than the very talented Rostam. Rostam Batmanglij is the multi-instrumentalist musician and producer behind a wide variety of songs you probably love! Former original member […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Leon Bridges
Leon Bridges shines bright at Greek Theatre, joined by special guest John Mayer

It was a wonderful night under the stars at the Greek Theatre this past Tuesday. The multi-Grammy-nominated showstopper, Leon Bridges made his LA stop along his current Good Thing world tour. First night joining Bridges on tour were Khruangbin. The trio is ultimately an instrumental band with space for only some repetitively soft chanting. Their music is […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
David Byrne at Shrine Auditorium los angeles
David Byrne brings magnificent wonder and activism to Shrine Auditorium Show

The stage was wrapped in curtains of beads forming three tall walls. A table with a brain resting on it and chair bathed in a square of light. From the darkness he appears like a barefoot professor, wild grey hair, grey suit. He is joined by his backup singers. Soon musicians are materializing through the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Mac DeMarco brings pure joyful insanity to Teragram Ballroom

A wildly eager crowd welcomed the weekend over at the Teragram Ballroom in downtown LA with our favorite wacky Canadian, Mac DeMarco! Thursday evening’s festivities held night two of three at the Teragram Ballroom – each bringing along different opening acts to get things going. We got to hear the musical stylings from two groups […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Brandi Carlile at the Greek Theater
Brandi Carlile delivers remarkable performance at Greek Theater LA, joined by Jim James with Tribute to Aretha Franklin

The Greek Theater shined so bright this past Friday evening with its beautiful company. Brandi Carlile made her Greek Theater debut and did the damn thing! The 37-year-old singer-songwriter is on tour in support of her sixth studio record, By The Way, I Forgive You. Fans poured in with nothing but pure excitement to witness […]

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Danielle Gornbein |