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Pile Brings Raw Grit To The Bootleg Theater Stage

Last Thursday’s show at the Bootleg slowly crescendoed into an explosion. The first of the three acts was L.A. based and Non Plus Ultra mainstays Clear Capsule, whose debut EP Windowless Spaces came out early last year. After their set, Kentucky-based country punks State Champion performed pickings from their December release Send Flowers — incorporating […]

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Pile to Bring Their Ferociously Loud LP ‘Green and Gray’ to the Bootleg Theater This Week

Since the release of their latest album Green and Gray last month, Pile has been commemorating their achievement with a full North American tour—bringing frontman Rick Maguire’s hankering vocals and craggy guitar riffs along for the ride. This week, Pile is set to headline the Bootleg Theater on Thursday, June 13 —bringing their volatile live […]

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Premiere: Susy Sun Lives Up to Her Name With Two New Americana Singles and a Show at the Bootleg

When it comes to sunkissed performers, Susy Sun has them all beat. As a Grimy Goods favorite, we have followed her for a few years now, marking the ups and ups of the local songwriter’s career. Two years ago, Sun was playing a Hollywood residency; today she has two brand new songs and a highly […]

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Lucille Furs
Lucile Furs’ new album ‘Another Land’ buds with all those delicious yesteryear sounds

Lucille Furs are making their way to Los Angeles with a headline show date at the Bootleg Theater on Thursday, March 21. The psych-pop quintet just released their second album ‘Another Land’ via Requiem Pour Un Twister. The 13-track LP is filled with exotic psychedelic gems that will do just that: take you to “another […]

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Hand Habits Holds You Uncomfortably Close with New Album ‘Placeholder’

Having played with the likes of Kevin Morby and The War On Drugs, Meg Duffy has proved they have got serious musical chops — though their sonic resumé doesn’t need to be verified by the like s of these dudes. Since their debut LP Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void), Duffy has since demonstrated blossoming […]

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Mike Krol at The Bootleg Theater
The Power Chords Were on Fire — Fans from all over the map came to see Mike Krol’s L.A. gig at the Bootleg

Mike Krol’s show at The Bootleg was an all-ages gig. The type of show where the kids show up early to snag spots in the front row and hold those positions the whole night so they might get a chance to see an idol up close.  As far as idols are concerned Mike Krol is […]

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Dance Through a Hazy Dream with Anemone — LA date at Bootleg, new song song “Memory Lane”

Montréal-based Anemone are coming back to Los Angeles for a headline show at Bootleg Theater on February 26. This will be one of four album release shows to celebrate their debut album Beat My Distance, set to be released on February 15th (Luminelle Recordings). The congruous album is a hazy, psych-pop soundtrack perfect for the […]

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Steady Holiday
Explore Power and Chaos with Steady Holiday at Their Bootleg Show on November 18th

Like many of us, Dre Babinski has found herself exhausted by the country’s state of affairs, so she unpacked her thoughts via songwriting. The record she wrote, Nobody’s Watching, became the sophomore LP under her moniker Steady Holiday upon its release back in August. Now the local artist is on tour, with a stop at […]

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Loma Gripped Audiences at the Bootleg, Supported by Jess Williamson

Spring is beginning to dawn on our seasonless city. It’s not the weather that leads me to this conclusion but rather the calendar of concerts around the city–April is always packed to the brim. Last night, the Bootleg hosted local songwriter, Jess Williamson, and the thoughtful trio Loma. After the rest of her band filed […]

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Stonefield and Uni pack the Bootleg Theater on a slow Monday, taking the reins for LA’s best residency of the month

You know it’s going to be a good show when a bunch LA bands are out at the same venue. The Bootleg was packed with familiar faces for the first night of Stonefield’s FREE April residency. Stonefield is made up of four equally capable Australian sisters; Amy (lead vocals, drums), Hanna (guitar), Sarah (keys), and […]

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