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thievery corporation
Thievery Corporation and Cypress Hill an odd pairing at Greek Theatre, boast spectacular performances

Thievery Corporation Friday night: it’s a night that brings such joy, such triumphant pleasures to the general population of the world. More often than not, work is placed on hold until the unwelcoming sight of Monday. With work on hold (listening to hogwash elevator music) comes the surplus of relaxation, unwinding attitudes, and recreational endeavors, […]

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ben harper
Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals deliver marathon set at Greek Theatre

Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals began winding down their tour Friday night at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, packing a ton of material into two-and-a-half hours. With a catalog that spans 20 years worth of material, Ben and Co. touched on a little bit of everything over the course of their 21-song set. Harper’s many dimensions […]

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of monsters and men
Of Monsters and Men set Greek Theatre afire with sensational performance

In 2012, as “Little Talks” was overtaking U.S. airwaves. Of Monsters and Men went from winning their native country Iceland’s battle-of-the-bands to being dubbed the next Arcade Fire. Their debut, My Head is an Animal, was a cult singularity in the indie-folk scene; a scene that saw a dubious flare-up of artists who sought to immortalize […]

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hot chip
Hot Chip and !!! (chk chk chk) inspire Greek Theatre crowd to show their moves

One song into Hot Chip‘s Tuesday night headlining set at the Greek Theatre, I looked around and saw a bunch of people dancing with less rhythm than Elaine from Seinfeld. It’s really an awesome thing to see at a concert. Oftentimes, people are too self-conscious to really let loose, especially if dancing isn’t their thing. But […]

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Wilco
Wilco crushes marathon set at Greek Theatre

The weather couldn’t have been more perfect to take in Wilco‘s two-hour set at the Greek Theatre on Wednesday night. With the sun setting behind them and pot smoke waffing all around, Jeff Tweedy and Co. roared through their latest album Star Wars — which can be had for free, I might add — from beginning to […]

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violent femmes
Violent Femmes take us back to the 90s at Greek Theatre, give taste of new EP “Happy New Year”

Last night was a special night of music. The Violent Femmes performed at the Greek Theatre last night, unfortunately they were not the headlining act but they put on a great performance nonetheless. They started the set with the iconic bass line of “Blister in the Sun” and then continued the night with other hits […]

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WIn Tickets to Jim Gaffigan at the Greek Theatre

Coming to the Greek Theatre on Saturday, July 25th is one of our favorite contemporary comedians of the 21st century, Jim Gaffigan! We last heard from Mr. Gaffigan last year when his hit comedy special Obsessed became one of the most watched stand-up comedy special and had a subsequent album release that hit number 1 […]

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little dragon
Little Dragon strikes the Greek Theatre with a magnetic performance

Imagine this; eight years ago a teeny-tiny indietronic, trip hop, dream pop, soul band from Gothenburg, Sweden couldn’t sell out a show at the 500 capacity Roxy Theater in Los Angeles. Imagine this; last weekend the same musical group nearly sold out the 5,870 seats located at the Greek Theatre to fans that had the […]

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damien rice
Damien Rice and Marketa Irglova stun Greek Theatre into combo of heartbreak, laughter

Last October, Damien Rice delivered one of the two or three best performances I was lucky to see in 2014 performing in a church in front of a few hundred people. Needless to say, the bar was high when I got the opportunity to see Rice and Marketa Irglova perform at the magical Greek Theatre […]

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The Decemberists return to Los Angeles with performance at Greek Theatre

Portland, Oregon’s The Decemberists are back in Los Angeles with a headlining performance scheduled at the Greek Theatre on Saturday, May 2nd. Today the band have released their seventh studio album, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World. And if that wasn’t enough to celebrate, here’s some more good news: the city of Portland, […]

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