Live Concerts

Katzu Oso at Grand Performances
Photos: Katzù Oso and Irene Diaz bring all the swoon-alicious jams to Grand Performances

Latinx musician Paul Hernandez, better known by his stage name Katzù Oso, delivered his vivacious and dreamy musical concoctions at Grand Performances this past Saturday. Serenading fans in both English and Spanish, Katzù Oso dropped delicious servings of colorful indie pop full of soft lush synths, drums and glistening guitar. Let’s just say it was a […]

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Photos: Enjambre bring the rock 'n' Español to the Regent Los Angeles
Photos: Enjambre bring the rock ‘n’ Español to the Regent Los Angeles

Mexican rock band, Enjambre put on quite the performance at The Regent last week. The band originally formed in Orange County, Ca (Santa Ana) and then returned home to México where they have since become one of México’s lauded rock bands. The Regent was Enjambre’s first stop of their U.S. tour. The band played songs […]

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The Bots at The Echo
The Bots give fans at the Echo a high octane dose of their forthcoming new album ‘2 Seater’

The Bots are back! With plans to end their hiatus with the release of their first album in seven years, the LA indie rockers just took on The Echo with a blistering performance. Celebrating the release of their latest singles, “Scatter Brains” and “Girl Problems” — the Bots gave fans a sneak peek at the […]

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Local Natives greek theatre pandemic return
Photos: Local Natives make their pandemic return with an emotionally blissful performance at the Greek Theatre LA

LA’s beloved Local Natives made their pandemic return last Saturday at the Greek Theatre Los Angeles. The sold-out performance was a touching one, as fans throughout the entire venue reveled in the beautiful serenades of Local Natives. Those lucky to attend this special performance were seen crying, smiling, hugging, singing in camaraderie — and just […]

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Photos: Son Rompe Pera, Subsuelo & Late Night Laggers heat up the Levitt
Photos: Son Rompe Pera, Subsuelo & Late Night Laggers heat up the Levitt with vibrant cumbia and then some

Hailing from Mexico City, and currently on their first U.S. Tour, Son Rompe Pera, make a stop at the Levitt Pavilion for a free show Saturday night. The music-filled evening began with DJ sets by Late Night Laggers and El Canyonazo from the Subsuelo crew. Their sets ranged from cumbia, hip-hop, house, reggaeton to dancehall, just […]

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Photos: Paranoias at Levitt Pavilion
Photos: Paranoias drop the ska and then some at Levitt Pavilion

Last Saturday, the Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park was a sight to see bustling with Angelenos dancing and feeling the joy on a warm summer night. Dominating the stage were LA’s very own The Paranoias. Breaking down the house with their vibrant Latin ska, fans were shakin’ up the Levitt dancing to the slick grooves […]

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Photos: Dilla Fest at Grand Performances feat. Talib Kweli, DJ Rhettmatic, lla J, Frank and Dank
Photos: Dilla Fest at Grand Performances lights up California Plaza in DTLA with Talib Kweli, Daru Jones, DJ Rhettmatic, lla J, Frank and Dank

Saturday night’s Dilla Fest at Grand Performances in DTLA brought out a full house and a stacked lineup of performers featuring Illa J, DJ Rhettmatic of The World Famous Beatjunkies crew, Frank and Dank, and headliner; Talib Kweli with a live trio including Daru Jones! Celebrating the life of J Dilla, fans came out in […]

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Caroline Polachek at the Greek Theatre -- Photo by Steven Ward
Photos: Caroline Polachek returns to the stage to dazzle the Greek Theatre

Blissfully ethereal, last night Caroline Polachek transformed the already sublime environs of the Greek Theatre into one soaked in her moodily kinetic brand of ambient indie-pop. Marking the return of a new season of live music to the iconic Los Angeles venue, the multi-project juggling singer/songwriter and producer offered a transfixing and emotional set of […]

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Torii wolf at Resident lA
Photos: Torii Wolf at Resident — delivering a radiant set that aroused the senses

Los Angeles based Torii Wolf has a unique graceful style to awaken emotions. The non-binary LGBTQ artist executed a strong and intimate performance at Resident DTLA last night. With drummer, The Keep Running and Torii Wolf’s brother Louy Fierce (who they often collaborate with), Torii performed their latest releases including “Rival,” to a very loving […]

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King Woman at the Lodge Room -- Photo: Bryan Olinger
Photos: King Woman and Spare Parts For Broken Hearts at Lodge Room

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a bit hesitant to attend this small club, indoor show. With COVID’s Delta variant disrupting our lives, once again — I almost didn’t make it to see the beautiful beast that is King Woman‘s Kristina Esfandiari envelop us with her spellbinding breaths and howls. But I did make […]

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