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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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Milk & Bone at the Bootleg Theater by Steven Ward
Milk & Bone enrapture Bootleg Theater with darkly uplifting harmonies

Canadian indietronica band Milk & Bone returned to the Bootleg Theater on Tuesday night to play songs from their recent debut album Deception Bay. Comprised of the musical and singing talents of Laurence Lafond-Beaulne and Camille Poliquin, the duo offer a quietly affecting and rejuvenating texture to electropop in the form of their stunning harmonies. From […]

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Hot Show Alert: Fenech Soler announce LA date at Bootleg Theater

From the UK, Fenech Soler are making their return to Los Angeles for a coveted show date at the Bootleg Theater on Thursday, March 29. Last February, we caught Fenech Soler’s Los Angeles debut, and boy did they “baptize the crowd in the shimmering grandiose of their synth-drenched tunes.” Trusty, you won’t want to miss on […]

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Pussy Riot head to Los Angeles for headline date at Bootleg Theater

Pussy Riot has announced a headline Los Angeles show date at the Bootleg Theater on Wednesday December 13. The Moscow-based band, led by Nadya Tolokonnikova & Masha Alekhina will be bringing their feminist protest punk rock to the intimate Bootleg stage for a show you won’t forget. These fierce warriors have a lot to say […]

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Friends of Lauren Ruth Ward Pack House at Her Record Release at the Bootleg

If her oversold show at the Bootleg revealed anything, it’s that Lauren Ruth Ward is LA’s worst kept secret. Filling the venue last Friday were all of Ward’s friends–both current and future, she reminded us. This made for a wild and endearing show, opening up with Laura Jean Anderson and Vanessa Wheeler, showcasing her new […]

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Julia Jacklin at the El Rey Theatre
Julia Jacklin to headline Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles

Rising star, Julia Jacklin is enamoring music-lovers left and right with her lulling voice and storytelling lyrics. The 26-year-old Australian native will headline an intimate show date at the Bootleg Theater on Friday, April 14. With a wholesome sound rich in alt-country and indie-folk musings, it’s no surprise Jacklin calls Australia’s Blue Mountains her home. […]

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Fenech-Soler bring the glitz and glam to Bootleg Theater debut

Drawing on an eclectic array of inspirations, which include Michael Jackson’s Dangerous, electro-funk band Fenech-Soler made their Los Angeles debut to a packed Bootleg Theater and baptized the crowd in the shimmering grandiose of their synth-drenched tunes. Comprised of brothers Ben (vocals) and Ross Duffy (guitar), as well as Daniel Soler (bass) and Andrew Lindsay (drums), […]

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Photos: GIRLSCHOOL 2017 grows bigger, stronger and badass-er

For three consecutive days across three different stages, the Bootleg Theater was the epicenter for a spectacular array of live music hosted by GIRLSCHOOL — a volunteer network of women defining space for women in music. The event was filled with educational panel discussions and empowering performances. The topics went from business to sound training, and the roles […]

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American Wrestlers at the Bootleg Theatre by Steven Ward
American Wrestlers drop a typhoon of rock bombast at Bootleg Theater

American Wrestlers make long awaited return to California; Kera and the Lesbians bewitch crowd with tough emotionality   The Bootleg Theater has earned a reputation for booking the best band’s you’ve never heard of, consistently debuting opening acts that oftentimes steal the show altogether or force you to leave anxiously with the tune of your […]

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