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Win Tickets to Music Tastes Good feat. The Specials, Iron & Wine, Sylvan Esso, Warpaint and many more

The premiere of Music Tastes Good is less than two weeks away and this is one music festival you will not want to miss. The three-day festival presented by 89.9FM KCRW will take place September 23-25, 2016 on the streets of historic Downtown Long Beach. From hip hop to alt rock, Latin indie and more — […]

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Win Tickets to Hi-Fi Rockfest feat. Dead Kennedys & More at The Queen Mary (Long Beach)

The first annual Hi-Fi Rockfest is coming to the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach on Saturday, September 26th for the ultimate day of punk rock, garage, and hardcore musical mayhem. Brace yourself because it’s gonna get loud! Expect badass performances from Dead Kennedys, Street Dogs, Naked Raygun, The Sonics, Richie Ramone, Luicidal, Dirty Filthy Mugs, […]

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Concert Tickets: The Dead Milkmen at Alex’s Bar (Sept. 4, 2011)

I thought we were lucky to catch the iconic 80s skate punks, The Dead Milkmen this past March at SXSW. Then I thought, wow, we’re really lucky to see them again at FYF. And now I’m like, holy fuck — they’re playing at ALEX’S BAR IN LONG BEACH!? Shit is gonna get wild real quick […]

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Arcade Fire’s Secret Los Angeles Show Incites Camping and Long Lines!

So much Arcade Fire madness in Los Angeles (and I mean MADness)! When Arcade Fire announced their ticket sale locations via Twitter photo clues for their surprise pop-up show in Los Angeles, many LA fans were out outraged. In a previous Tweet, Arcade Fire had announced, “To avoid people sleeping outside, we will be staggering […]

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Crystal Antlers at the El Rey Theatre – Photo Gallery

Long Beach’s Crystal Antlers rocked the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 18, opening up for The Big Pink, alongside io echo. I had seen them play this past summer at FYF Fest and was totally stoked on their explosive energy. Drummer, Kevin Stuart is a beast behing that kit! Dude was bangin’ out the […]

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FREE Cold War Kids Show This Weekend in Long Beach!

Summer is the season for music festivals, both big and small there’s been a great set for us all. Want to see the Cold War Kids for FREE? As part of the SAM Summer Concert series, Busker Fest goes off this Friday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. in Long Beach’s East Village Arts District. With […]

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Fidotrust Fest ’09 in Long Beach, Calif.

It’s that time again! The District Weekly proudly presents Fidotrust Fest ’09 taking place Saturday, August 22nd at 7pm. Four venues – Alex’s Bar, The Prospector, The Cellar, Que Sera. Sixteen bands – Mike Watt and the Secondmen, Dios, Greater California, Thinking Aloud, The Paperplanes, Forcefield ON, Los Mysteriosos, Stab City, The Soft Hands, Bella […]

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Jay Reatard at Alex’s Bar in Long Beach

If you have yet to hear about Jay Reatard, I highly suggest you get with it. The dude just slays live! Him, his bassist and drummer, all three make for some killer garage punk. The sound’s very reminiscent of mid 70’s punk, performed with enough energy to burn a hole through the roof! Not to […]

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Ink N Iron 2009 Photos and Video

Ink N Iron went off this past weekend, June 5 – 7, at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, Calif. Tattoos, live bands, classic car show, sexy burlesque and more, the event was a great time. Considering it was an eventful weekend, I was only able to attend Saturday, the night The Sonics headlined and […]

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