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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – June 2 – 8, 2014

Get ready Los Angeles, we have some great concerts and mini music festivals this week! Do not miss the free Make Music Pasadena festival this Saturday featuring Surfer Blood, Yuna, Tennis and many more acts. We also highly recommend checking out these headlining acts as well: The Preatures, LP, Tune-Yards with Sylvan Esso, Kelis, and […]

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Potty Mouth, Perfect Pussy and The Bots shred the Echo

This past Thursday, The Echo was packed with fans ready to thrash as Northampton, Massachusetts punk influenced fuzz pop band Potty Mouth took the stage with Syracuse noise punks Perfect Pussy and L.A.’s youngest (and raddest) rock duo, The Bots. Also on the bill were Utah-bred, Los Angeles newbies, Sego. As their second live performance, Sego delivered a fun dose of […]

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Die Antwoord get creepy with an explosive performance at the Fonda

Die Antwoord made their return to Los Angeles last night with quite the eccentric “zef” rap performance at the Fonda Theatre. As expected, the show was freakishly weird and full of intense energy. Fronted by vocalists Ninja and Yolandi Visser, the two may come off as couple of bizarre rap creatures, but they sure know […]

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Thee Oh Sees unleash a wild virus of sound at the Echoplex

Hands down, Thee Oh Sees are one of the best bands to see live. I think we say this every time we cover one of their L.A. shows, because each time we see them perform it’s an entire new experience. The band fires away with an exhilarating, weird, and totally infectious performance each time they […]

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Bombay Bicycle Club offer free download of new song

There’s been a lot of great Bombay Bicycle Club news this week and to add to the buzz the band has just shared a new track! Below you can stream a new remix of their track “Feel” by dance legend UNKLE. Clocking in at almost seven minutes, the remix is available as a free download […]

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Blood Red Shoes show the Echo how it’s done as a two-man-band

Blood Red Shoes Due to the surprise performance by Wolfmother at The Echoplex, The Echo was a little less packed than expected for Tuesday night’s Blood Red Shoes performance. That didn’t stop the night from being any less incredible. Los Angeles’ Gothic Tropic opened up the show to a minimal yet energetic crowd. This was […]

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Way Over Yonder 2014 lineup
Way Over Yonder 2014 lineup announced

The Way Over Yonder festival at the Santa Monica Pier has revealed its 2014 lineup! Staged after the East Coast’s esteemed Newport Folk Festival, this year’s Way Over Yonder will feature more than 20 incredible acts including: Jackson Browne (Saturday headliner), Local Natives (Friday headliner), Lucinda Williams, Heartless Bastards, Houndmouth, The Barr Brothers, Linda Perhacs, […]

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Shabazz Palaces to headline the Roxy

Seattle’s psychedelic purveyors of hip hop, Shabazz Palaces are back in Los Angeles with a headlining performance scheduled at the Roxy on Wednesday Jul 30. Led by Ishmael Butler aka ‘Palaceer Lazaro’ (once ‘Butterfly’ of jazz-rap group Digable Planets) and multi-instrumentalist Tendai ‘Baba’ Maraire, son of Mbira master Dumisani Maraire — Shabazz Palaces deliver an […]

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Yelle announces headlining performance at Fonda Theatre

Photo by Wei Shi French electropop sensation, Yelle has a headlining performance scheduled at the Fonda Theatre on Friday October 31! Yes, that’s Halloween! If you missed Yelle’s one-off FREE show this past Monday at Bardot (It’s A School Night), you can now catch her live in on of L.A.’s best venues. Yelle has a […]

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Win Tickets to First City Festival 2014

Presented by Goldenvoice, the second annual First City Festival will be held this year on August 23 & 24 in Monterey, CA at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center. This year’s lineup is definitely a stellar one! Some of the featured acts include: Beck, The National, The Naked and Famous, Phantogram, Best Coast, Dawes, […]

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