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Femi Kuti by Farah Sosa
Femi Kuti & the Positive Force dose the El Rey with good vibes and hope

Femi Kuti & the Positive Force are no strangers to Los Angeles. The son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, came to the El Rey Theatre drawing fans eager to hear the message on from his latest album One People One World. Singing about hope, but also sharing the dark political realities of Africa and Nigeria, Femi […]

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Nightmares on Wax drop all the good bleep and bass at the Fonda Hollywood

Nightmares on Wax, one of the pioneers of the British bleep and bass era recently released new music and came to share it with Los Angeles at the Fonda Theatre.  George Evelyn, the main man behind N.O.W. has blended live instrumentation, beats and vocals on his latest production “Shape The Future” giving it a fresh twist. […]

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Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles Opens their free summer concerts with Nortec Collective

One of the official summertime signs in Los Angeles is when multiple free concerts with all sorts of influences start popping up.  This last weekend, Levitt Los Angeles started their 50 Free Concerts for the summer with a massive audience of about 1500 hundred people in attendance. Levitt LA was not shy to start the […]

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Imarhan brings the psycheldic sounds of the Tuareg desert to Los Angeles with entrancing performance at The Echo

While everyone was making their annual trip to the desert the past week, the desert was making its way to Los Angeles. The Algerian Tuareg desert rock band Imarhan delivered a warm show at the Echo, immediately throwing the audience in a sonic trance. Imarhan’s music follows a line of tradition blended with the new wave […]

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Photos: Sleepless goes disco with their latest Music Center after hours

The heat is starting and that means that multiple late night experiences are popping up in the City of Angels.  Visiting “Sleepless” the Music Center After Hours should absolutely be in your list of things to do in LA. On the latest edition of Sleepless, Disco took over the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion dressing up with […]

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Omara Portuondo. Photo by Farah Sosa
Cuban icon, Omara Portuondo of Buena Vista Social Club delivers most memorable performance at The Regent

The Regent Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles opened its doors early with lines eager to get in and see a star. Cuban artist Omara Portuondo from the Buena Vista Social Club has come a long historical way and the show was a reflection of all those years. Omara was born in 1930 and started her […]

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Moby. Photo by Farah Sosa
Moby kicks off night one of three sold-out LA shows at the Echo with endless wit and charm

Richard Melville Hall also known as Moby has lined up three sold-out shows at The Echo.  The show included material from his new album Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt and good old timeless songs that we all enjoy.  Filled with wit and charm, and accompanied by a five piece band, Moby went back and fourth with […]

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Gogol Bordello with Regina Spektor. Photo by Farah Sosa
Gogol Bordello fire up the Fonda with crowd-surfing, moshing and Regina Spektor

The Fonda Theatre is a great example of Hollywood breaking stereotypes any day of the week.  In this occasion, the venue was raging with multigenerational gypsy punk lovers getting down all night long with Gogol Bordello and opening act Lucky Chops. New York-based band Gogol Bordello had a sold-out show with crowds filling up the spot […]

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Combo Chimbita. Photo by Farah Sosa
Combo Chimbita thrill LA fans at Resident with addictive tropical futurism

Resident DTLA hosted the perfect Sunday trifecta of sonic journeys. The bands Yanga, Here Lies Man and Combo Chimbita with Dublab DJs in between sets, made a great reflection of the diverse music influencing Los Angeles. Yanga and their Afro-Colombian rhythms blended with Los Angeles and Inland Empire punk funk spice had the crowd dancing during their […]

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Pussy Riot. Photo by Farah Sosa
PHOTOS: Pussy Riot smash Los Angeles debut at the Lodge Room with powerful performance

The freshly open LA venue, Lodge Room is just a bit over a month old and is already having hot sold-out shows. Last night, a Russian powerhouse came to town and landed in Highland Park. Pussy Riot, the protest punk rock band that has been openly political since inception came to the Lodge Room filling it with intensity. […]

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