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Robert Glasper, Photo by Farah Sosa
Robert Glasper’s GRAMMYs Jam shimmers with special guests including jazz legend Herbie Hancock

It’s GRAMMY weekend in L.A. which means, wonderfully curated events full of talent currently in town. The very expected, Seventh Annual Robert Glasper’s GRAMMY Jam hosted by UPROXX at Teragram Ballroom was a reunion of brilliant musicians. The talented jazz pianist gathered a roster of friends bringing to the stage the energy of the sounds […]

Cedric Burnside | Photo Farah Sosa
Cedric Burnside Gifts Los Angeles with Those Legacy Hill Country Blues at The Echo

Cedric Burnside | Photo Farah Sosa The blues are alive and well in 2020, thanks to musicians with a heritage of tradition like Mississippi’s Cedric Burnside. The Echo was packed Tuesday night and you could hear the crowd commenting about Burnside’s Grammy nominations and masterful style. He is pure musical craftsmanship at its finest. Born […]

San Cha delivers stunning performance at The Echo celebrating new album La Luz de La Esperanza

When a show leaves you wondering if a wedding, an orgasm and pain happened on stage, the artist is really up to something memorable. This was the case of San Cha‘s recent album release at the Echoplex, Los Angeles. Her new album, titled in Spanish, ‘La Luz de La Esperanza’ translates to “The Light of […]

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Nai Palm delivers brilliant performance at Lodge Room, Highland Park

Australian singer-songwriter Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield, lead singer of the future-soul band Hiatus Kaiyote has her own solo project “Needle Paw” and brought it to The Lodge Room in Highland Park. Equipped with a Jackson electronic guitar, background vocalists and her fabulous persona — Nai Palm brilliantly enamored the audience with her unique energy and […]

Kokoko | Photo by Farah Sosa
KOKOKO! fill The Echo with their succulent Congolese rhythms and eco-beats

The Congolese band KOKOKO! has been making the rounds lately. This time, they landed at The Echo early in the week. The intensity of their performance was not for your regular Tuesday night as their uplifting energy left no time for standing on the dance floor. The rumor in the audience was that they made […]

Quantic | Photo by Farah Sosa
Quantic and DJ Jeremy Sole scorch the Lodge Room in Highland Park with delicious Afro-Latin rhythms

Will Holland, better known as Quantic, is a prolific English producer and DJ. When his live show at the Lodge Room in Highland Park was announced, it was not surprising that it quickly sold-out. You never know what to expect at a “live” Quantic performance. It could be an amazing live band formed by the […]

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Combo Chimbita and El Sancha bring the Mystical Heat to The Echo

Combo Chimbita‘s new album Ahomale is out now on ANTI- Records and they brought it to The Echo with all kinds of fire. Lead singer Carolina Oliveros captivated the audience with her raw strength. The intensity of her performance along with the entire musicianship provides a unique and elevated experience to their latest mystical sounds. […]

Leikeli47 | Photo Farah Sosa
Leikeli47 fires up the crowd with words of empowerment at The Roxy

If you are into empowered women, strong bold lyrics, self-power and hip hop Leikeli47 is for you. Her sold-out show at The Roxy was full of intensity from the moment she stepped on the stage. Normalizing all kinds of beauty has been in her content and it drove the crowd wild raising their hands up […]

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J.S. Ondara beautifully delivers his Tales of America at sold-out Los Angeles gig at Moroccan Lounge

The Moroccan Lounge is not even two years old, yet it has hosted pretty epic shows that satisfy your music quest. J.S. Ondara, currently on tour promoting his album Tales of America, was no exception. This is the first time that I experience an African folk music singer-songwriter. J.S. Ondara has a soothing hypnotizing voice. […]

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CHAI charms The Echo Los Angeles with their unique Japanese Punk, Haiku Hands get the party started

My story with CHAI started a couple of weeks ago at SXSW. In 2015, SXSW was a trampoline for CHAI in the United States, and from then, they have toured around the country. I was aware they were coming to Los Angeles and it was a nice surprise to stumble upon the Volcom Garden show […]

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