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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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V.A.J.J
GIRLSCHOOL returns to the Bootleg Theater featuring Chelsea Wolfe, The Bird and the Bee and more

GIRLSCHOOL Returns with Empowering Female-led Performers and Educational Workshops & Panels   Not to be missed! GIRLSCHOOL returns to the Bootleg Theater for another installment of their all female-fronted music festival. Founded by Anna Bulbrook (Airborne Toxic Event/The Bulls), this year’s GIRLSCHOOL will take place Friday Jan 27 – Sunday Jan 29 and will feature performances by: Chelsea […]

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An evening with Kyle Morton: On stripping back the grandiose anthems of Typhoon for his debut solo show

In the bohemian-style furnished backroom of the Bootleg Theater, Kyle Morton sits on the lavishly decorated cushions of a sofa next to a table lamp that is much too extravagant to just be a table lamp. The only people around are the knowing regular purveyors of the venue who’ve snuck back for a game of […]

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Ex-Sage
Ex-Sage rings in night one of Bootleg residency with Twin Temple, Bones and Blood Red Shoes

Helping Angeleno beat the case of the Monday blues, Ex-Sage’s residency at the Bootleg Theater on December 5th gave attendees a reason to anticipate the dreaded day. Kicking off the night with a promoted secret performance, UK band Blood Red Shoes surprised and delighted attendees at the crowded venue. Continuing the lineup of supporting performances, Bones, also from […]

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Ex-sage
Video: Watch Ex-Sage and Twin Temple reveal strange tales from the road

In celebration of Ex-Sage’s Monday night residency at the Bootleg Theater, the band have shared a new video interview where they exchange tour stories with fellow Los Angeles band Twin Temple. From strange tour experiences that may or may not involve strip clubs, to haunted hotel rooms, check out what these two unique bands have […]

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Alina Bea
Alina Bea shares new single “Take A Bite” — don’t miss her free November residency at Bootleg

Los Angeles-based Alina Bea has been dropping new singles left and right as part of her singles due in November on New Professor Music. Today the uniquely talented musician has shared her latest single “Take A Bite.” With her signature croon, Bea brings her alternative pop to life with a seducing use of pulsating beats […]

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La Sera
La Sera got it going on! Music For Listening To Music To comes to life at Bootleg

Los Angeles’ La Sera, the project of Katy Goodman and Todd Wisenbaker showcased their latest release Music For Listening To Music To (produced by Ryan Adams) at the intimate Bootleg Theatre. The new sounds incorporate the same surf pop elements from the older material with some folk infused sound. Goodman and husband Wisenbaker share the guitar and vocal […]

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Kim and The Created at Bootleg Theater
Alice Cooper and Shep Gordon tell all at Bootleg Theater, Kim and The Created follow with fierce performance

It was Halloween night and what better way to celebrate the festive holiday than with Alice Cooper. And to top it all off, Los Angeles’ ferocious Kim and the Created were to play immediately following a conversation with legendary rock star Alice Copper and famed manager Shep Gordon hosted by Live Talks Los Angeles. The […]

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PAPA
PAPA takes over the Bootleg for night two of residency with Maxim Ludwig and Green Gerry

As the bread-and-butter of Los Angeles’ music scene, residency shows are the most common way of pushing new talent into limelight and as (typically) free events, they’re an unmissable opportunity to find yourself in the underbelly of the city’s ever-churning pool of soon-to-be breakout artists. Held in the humble confines of bars and clubs like […]

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Oh Pep! Bootleg Theater
Australian Duo Oh Pep! Enchant the Bootleg Theater with Charming Folk Rock

Thursday night at the Bootleg was a trove of fresh talent. Three solid acts, culminating with Australian folk pop duo Oh Pep!, all commanded the stage with their unique touches on acoustic and folk rock. This was my third time seeing these Aussies, and I have to say that the third time really is the […]

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