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Lauren Ruth Ward shares another rapturous rock single with “Messiah”

On her newest single “Messiah” Los Angeles rock revivalist Lauren Ruth Ward explodes onto the scene with all the fanfare of a second coming. “When they come she lets them into her fire / Warm aura feel good supplier,” she howls against the blistering strut of riffs and jittery drums. At the center of “Messiah” […]

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Lauren Ruth Ward announces farewell show at Teragram Ballroom with Kingsbury, Alicia Blue + more delicious surprises

Los Angeles’ beloved songbird, Lauren Ruth Ward has announced a farewell show at the Teragram Ballroom for Thursday, August 19, 2021. Joining Lauren Ruth Ward at the Teragram Ballroom will be another favorite local act, Kingsbury, as well as Lauren Ruth Ward collaborator, Alicia Blue. Without a doubt, it’s going to be a women-led vocal […]

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Premiere: Alicia Blue’s live video for Queen Of Echo Park feat. Lauren Ruth Ward, pays homage to their friendship

Magnetic folk singer Alicia Blue’s storied song “Queen of Echo Park” draws you in with its pure captivation and heart. The striking tune is a beautiful story of friendship. It details those special energies that come into your life and make your world that much brighter. Starting the song with vivid lyrics like “rainbow bangs […]

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Release Your Quarantined Feels with Lauren Ruth Ward’s Thunderous Record ​Vol. II — LA date at Teragram Ballroom 4/29

Lauren Ruth Ward serves us ​major ​psychedelic angst with her sophomore album Vol. II, ​which dropped with a bang last Friday. After her debut album ​Well, Hell ​was consistently praised by the media and fans alike, Ward built high expectations for herself – and then double-downed on them with a killer 1970s inspired alt-rock record. Today, March 20, Bandcamp is giving […]

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Kyle Craft and Showboat Honey drop that sweet-as-honey glam rock at Moroccan Lounge

Friday night in Downtown LA was one worth going out for. The Moroccan Lounge hosted a night that was warm as whiskey in your belly. With his signature glam-rock sound, Kyle Craft and his band, Showboat Honey, filled the music hall with eager listeners. Having just released his third record, self-titled for his new band, […]

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Lauren Ruth Ward Releases Insatiable New Single ‘Hungry Barber’ and Announces Headlining Tour 

Lauren Ruth Ward recently shared a refreshing new single, ‘Hungry Barber’. A departure from their normal flow, the song reveals a brand new extent to the L.A. songbird. Lauren Ruth Ward also announced a headlining West Coast tour, kicking off April 24 with a Los Angeles show date at the Natural History Museum. Baltimore native […]

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A Whole Lotta Love Fills the El Rey for Lauren Ruth Ward’s headline show

It hasn’t even been two years since Lauren Ruth Ward, supported LP, opened at the EL Rey and yet this headliner’s star has risen significantly since then. At the time she was still a bit unknown on the LA scene but Thursday night at the El Rey was a celebration of those that have been supporting […]

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SLUGS are THEE Must-See LA Residency of the month, catch them at The Echo

This past Monday kicked off SLUGS’ August residency at The Echo. Joining them, was surprise opener and mega SLUGS fan, Lauren Ruth Ward. Ward played a stunningly beautiful solo acoustic set which she confessed more than once had her nerves jumbled. She brought friend and guitarist Steven John Taylor up for a few numbers and […]

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Lauren Ruth Ward and friends bring all the good vibes and more to sold-out Troubadour gig

What makes the Troubadour in West Hollywood legendary is its hosting names before anyone knows them. Lauren Ruth Ward is now officially part of its story. She solidified her spot in its history with a sold-out debut at the venue which was packed with friends who she acknowledged, and fans who she graciously appreciated — […]

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Song Premiere: Emily Gold and Friends Find Themselves Drawn into the Funnel of Love

When special moments happen live at concerts, it can feel like magic. Last February, the Galentine’s Day show at the Hi Hat was the setting for a particularly magical collaboration between Emily Gold, Lauren Ruth Ward, and Sarsten Noice. The trio (along with Gold’s band) covered Wanda Jackson’s classic single, “Funnel of Love,” apt for […]

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Forecast: 15 Los Angeles Bands / Artists To Watch in 2018

2017 has been an interesting year, a lot of good, and a whole lotta bad. And you know what comes out of some really tough times? Great music. This past year we’ve seen so many Los Angeles acts, especially female-led acts, come into the forefront and reveal their many talents. Each year, Grimy Goods produces […]

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Lauren Ruth Ward to take over The Echo for January residency

One of our favorite Los Angeles singer-songwriters, Lauren Ruth Ward, is getting a January residency at The Echo and we couldn’t be more thrilled! As mentioned in our February Hot Band Alert featuring Lauren Ruth Ward, now her music is spreading through LA like wildfire. She only moved to the west coast from her hometown […]

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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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