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What’ Going on This Weekend LA?

A beautiful weekend ahead of us in Los Angeles, actually all of Cali for that matter. There’s lot of good shows going on this weekend! Too bad I won’t be attending any of them, although Bridezilla and Model/Actress at the Echo last night were top-notch! It’s wedding bells for me this weekend in one of […]

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LA’s Silversun Pickups to Headline LA Weekly NEW Festival “LA 101”

Touring left and right, Silversun Pickups are set to headline LA Weekly’s debut festival, “LA 101” on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Gibson Amphitheatre. Joining Silversun will be the adorable Matt & Kim and Portland’s drone rockers, the Dandy Warhols. Tickets go on sale this Saturday at 1 p.m. via Live Nation. Get on it! […]

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FREE MGMT, Santigold and Silversun Pickups Shows as Part of KIA Soul Collective!

All you gotta do is test-drive a KIA Soul in order to get your FREE pair of concert tickets! How sweet is that? The KIA Soul Collective celebrates music, film, design, entrepreneur spirit and gaming. They’re coming to 10 cities this summer and fall and taking over for four days of free music, art and […]

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Amoeba In-Store Shows for September – Part 2

You can always count on Amoeba to bring you some kick-ass, free, all-ages in-store performances. Check out what’s coming up for the latter half of September: Amoeba Hollywood 9/22 – LA Nuggets: Jackie DeShannon, Keith Allison, Danny Hutton, The Peanut Butter Conspiracy, The Standells, & P.F. Sloan 9/24- Noisettes 9/29 – Fool’s Gold (Damn, how […]

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Treasure Island Music Festival Art Contest

If you stopped by the Treasure Island booth at the Outside Lands Festival last month in Golden Gate Park, you may have seen the crowds of people furiously coloring and drawing for their contest. Out of the over 200 entries they received during the three-day festival, here are the nine finalists. ( I picked #1) […]

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Jump Clubb (Anonymous Band From Beverly Hills)

I’m definitely not a fan of over-privileged kids born with a golden spoon in their mouths who try to become successful (respected) musicians. It’s like Paris Hilton trying to make a name for herself as a pop singer when in reality, all she has to show for is her rich blood and D-grade internet porn. […]

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Scion Garage Fest – Awesome FREE Music Festival!

I really wish Treasure Island Music Festival wasn’t the same weekend as the Scion Garage Fest in Portland, Oregon. Rocky Erickson, The Dirtbombs, The Black Lips, Jay Reatard and many more kick-ass bands for FREE! WTF! This is the best FREE line-up I’ve ever seen. All you have to do is RSVP at www.scion.com/garagefest. Bands: […]

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A Renegade Vision & This Is Tightrope Event Featuring Hotel St. George

LA peeps! Come out to Mr. T’s bowl Thursday Sept. 17 @ 8pm to see one rockin” show. Live performances by: Make Moon Pistol Pistol VOICEsVOICEs Hotel St. George Facts On File

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FYF Fest 2009 Photos and Review

Fuck Yeah Fest (FYF Fest) went off this past Saturday at the Los Angeles Historic Park in China Town. Great line-up, but terrible event organization. The line was about a few blocks long and these poor, sweaty hipster kids had been waiting about three hours in line to get in. Not to mention the VIP/Press […]

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Patti Smith – Santa Monica Pier 2009

“You guys probably think I’m weird for singing Happy Birthday to the Pier,” shared Patti Smith after engaging the crowd for a Happy Birthday sing-along in commemoration of the Santa Monica Pier’s centennial. “Well, back at CBGB’s I used to sing Happy Birthday all the time to Hilly Kristal’s dog!” The crowd cheered for Smith, […]

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