Live Concerts

Kera & The Lesbians at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever shot by Danielle Gornbein
Hurray For The Riff Raff and Kera & The Lesbians stun and enamor at Masonic Lodge

The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever hosted a hot night of badass women this past Monday evening. Getting the energy whirling were LA local faves, Kera & The Lesbians. I honestly can’t get enough of these artists. Led by the ever-spicy Kera Armendariz on vocals and guitar, their music does not disappoint. As a showman, […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Jay Som
The Drums and Jay Som make winning combo at The Glass House, Pomona

Pomona was the place to be on this past Wednesday night. The ever classy Jay Som began the evening with their glossy and fine slow jams. Songwriter and lead of the Oakland-based band, Melina Duarte is no stranger to recent buzz with Grimy Goods. I last caught her vinyl release show at the Echo in December […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Bash and Pop, Farah Sosa
Bash & Pop rock ‘n’ roll their way through The Troubadour, West Hollywood

If good ole rock ‘n’ roll is your thing, you had to be at The Troubadour this past Tuesday for Bash & Pop. Formed in 1992 by Tommy Stinson after the breakup of legendary band The Replacements,  throughout the years Bash & Pop have gone in-and-out of the music scene. Recently the band got together again and is currently on […]

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FarahSosa |
Planned Parenthood Benefit Grouplove
Best Coast lead benefit show for Planned Parenthood with Liz Phair, Grouplove and more

This past Saturday, Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast put on quite the benefit show for Planned Parenthood. The lvening featured a variety of acts performing short, but fullfilling sets in support of Planned Parenthood. With 100 percent of the proceeds going to this great organization that has done so much for so many of us, it […]

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Spoon at Apogee
Spoon hail their return at KCRW’s Apogee Session

The dually historic and legendary Apogee Studios played host to KCRW’s intimate presentation of Texas’ indie rockers Spoon, offering a coveted look into the band’s upcoming release Hot Thoughts. Opening with two new songs, “Do I Have to Talk You Into It” and the eponymous “Hot Thoughts,” Britt Daniel revealed that for all the talk of […]

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Steven Ward |
The Shins at the Fox Theater shot by Danielle Gornbein
We get older, but The Shins’ music stays awesomely the same; exploding with Heartworms at Fox Theater

“You have to hear this one song; It’ll change your life, I swear.” The above line is from movie “Garden State” told by Natalie Portman’s character Sam, to Zach Braff’s character, Andrew in regards to the Shins’, “New Slang”. The exquisitely strange, The Shins are back at it with their first record in five years. To celebrate the […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Japanese Breakfast at Natural History Museum - Photo: Danielle Gornbein
Japanese Breakfast rattles some furry mammals at Natural History Museum gig

The Natural History Museum is back with the live music creating a fantastic space for its annual First Fridays series taking place the first Friday of each month until June. What could be better than late nights at the museum? Perhaps live music… Yes. Silly question. This past Friday, Japanese Breakfast held a great set […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Boiler Room heats up Club Bahia with Los Angeles stop featuring Buyepongo, Quantic and more

Boiler Room, the global music event made its way to Los Angeles last week. To score and invited to their coveted events, you must subscribe to their website and wait for an invite disclosing the location the day of the event. For this occasion, the epicenter was Club Bahia in Echo Park. By noon, guests had […]

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FarahSosa |
London Grammar at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever shot by Danielle Gornbein
London Grammar drops astonishingly flawless set at one-off Los Angeles gig at Masonic Lodge

London Grammar played a beyond intimate set at the lovely Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery last week. This British trio is comprised of friends, Hannah, Dan, and Dominic “Dot”. Having met at the University of Nottingham in England, they joined forces and began pursuing music together in London. The group made their EP debut in […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Rogue Wave at Troubadour -- Photo: Steven Ward
Rogue Wave turns sold-out night at Troubadour into 80’s time-capsule

Much like the lush collection of covers Rogue Wave just put out on the appropriately titled Cover Me–it was clear when Zach Rogue came out donning a turquoise, silk-sequin shirt and white pants that even the more nuanced pieces of their 80’s themed night would not be phoned-in. Known for their moving, lo-fi rock, it might not have been a […]

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Steven Ward |