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Viva Pomona 2016
Viva! Pomona 2016 to feature Shannon and the Clams, Chicano Batman, Alice Bag & more

Viva! Pomona is back! The annual festival known for its underground and up-and-coming selections from around will be headlining in its fifth year by Shannon and the Clams and Chicano Batman. Taking place Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 in the Pomona Arts District, Viva! Pomona will once again take over The Glass House […]

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Viva! Pomona shines with independent talent from across the globe

This past weekend, in the heart of the Pomona arts district, Viva! Pomona brought together a variety of people all interested in one thing: MUSIC. I had the privilege of shooting three part harmony indie rock band, The Wild Reeds; killer pop trio from Costa Rica, Las Robertas; “Complex‍ ’​s 25 New Rappers to Watch Out […]

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5 Reasons You Need to Attend Viva! Pomona this weekend!

Viva! Pomona is back for its fourth year and is taking over the arts district in Pomona this weekend, July 18-19, 2015. The two-day festival will feature a fresh roster of well-known and up-and-coming independent artists shredding their tunes across three stages at The Glass House and the areas around it. There will be two […]

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Viva! Pomona bursts with music, fashion and fun (and lots of crowd surfing)

Music fans of all ages and cliques, from punk freaks to indie geeks, assembled last Sunday at the Glass House in Pomona for the second and final day of the annual Viva! Pomona, featuring dozens of bands that collectively represent every end of the rock and roll spectrum. With twenty-two acts scheduled between three stages, […]

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Win Tickets to Viva Pomona! at The Glass House

This summer brings a lot of fun music activities from free shows to some badass music festivals – including Viva! Pomona! The festival made possible by Rene Contreras (the young punk behind Viva! Pomona), brings forth this years lineup featuring favorites such as !!! (Chk Chk Chk), The Garden, So Many Wizards. Thee Oh Sees, Crystal […]

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Viva! Pomona announces 2014 lineup: !!! (chk chk chk), Thee Oh Sees & more

Viva! Pomona has announced its 2014 lineup featuring headliners !!! (chk chk chk) and Thee Oh Sees, as well as Crystal Antlers, Fuzz, Terry Malts, Porter, The Garden, Puro Instinct and many more local and international acts (scroll down for the entire lineup). INTERVIEW: Viva! Pomona and the Young Punk Behind It New to this […]

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Photos: Viva Pomona at the Glass House – July 27, 2013

Damn. Viva! Pomona had some amazing, kick-ass performances this past Saturday, July 27! Were you there? If you weren’t, you seriously missed out on some of the best local acts and International acts that absolutely shred. But don’t worry, Grimy Goods was there to cover all the action for you! Check out our photo gallery […]

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Win Tickets to Viva! Pomona at The Glass House – July 27, 2013

Damn. Have you guys seen this lineup? Pomona will be gathering many at The Glass House on Saturday, July 27, to hear the likes of The Allah-Lahs, Milk Music,The Lovely Bad Things, Mrs. Magician, 100 Flowers, Colleen Green, Sea Lions, I Can Chase Dragons, Moses Campbell, Bad Suns, Tomorrows Tulips, and many more! The festival […]

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Viva! Pomona and the Young Punk Behind It!

He’s only 22 and he’s been booking shows since he was about 14 years old. In fact, the fist show he curated was in a backyard in his hometown of Pomona and shit got rowdy, so rowdy that “kids were getting their teeth kicked in their lips.” He has a monstrous curly mop atop his babyface, and […]

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Viva Pomona w/ La Sera & Tijuana Panthers at the Glass House – Photos Review – July 14, 2012

Viva Pomona was a bangin’ musical extravaganza! The hipster ho-down featured some of L.A.’s finest that made the trek to Pomona to play some tunes! Were you there? Check out our photo gallery below of La Sera, Grass Widow, Black Elephant and Tijuana Panthers! Photography: Cassie LaRussa Black Elephant Grass Widow La Sera Tijuana Panthers   Click through […]

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