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Presale Password: Beirut at the Greek Theatre (Oct. 4, 2011)

In celebration of their their third studio album, The Rip Tide, Santa Fe, New Mexico’s Beirut will be hitting the road for a big world tour! Beirut will grace Los Angeles with their new tunes on October 4, 2011 at the Greek Theatre. Beirut at the Greek Theatre Tuesday October 4, 2011 $30-$38.50 + service […]

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Presale Password: The Vaccines with Tennis at the Music Box (Sept. 13, 2011)

We caught the Vaccine’s L.A. debut at the Satellite back in January and since then the blokes have released their debut album What Did You Expect From The Vaccines and have been touring up a storm. If you missed any of their recent L.A. performances, here’s your chance to check them out again! The Vaccines […]

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Tom Tom Magazine Issue 6 Private Party with Avi Buffalo – Photos

Tom Tom Magazine put on a sweet private party this past Saturday, June 25 in Los Angeles and we were there to scope all the action! With Avi Buffalo headlining the evening’s line-up, numerous other bands joined the fun and put on some cool sets (Stone Darling, Deap Vally, Silver Phial, Swimming In Trees). Yeah, […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to the Hootenanny with Drop Kick Murphys (July 2, 2011)

The Hootenanny is back with some dope bands to get your rockabilly kicks on! Celebrating its 16th anniversary, this year’s Hootenanny is set to take place on July 2, 2011 at the Oak Canyon Ranch in Irvine, Calif. Tickets range from US $39.00 – US $100.00 with VIP tickets available including open bar and backstage […]

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Vetiver “The Errant Charm” – Album Review

Photo: Alissa Anderson Remember Mellow Gold?  It’s what Beck was both loving and lampooning back in his “Loser” years. But soft rock has a history that goes back to the advent of rock n roll. For most of that time, California has been its epicenter. From Jackson Browne/JD Souther in the 70s to Peter Case and […]

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Concert Tickets: Misfits at House of Blues Sunset and Anaheim in October 2011

Misfits always have and always will put on a hell-of-a-show full of ear blasting horror-punk. The Misfits have booked two shows this October at both the House of Blues Sunset and Anaheim. Glenn Danzig, Michale Graves or Jerry Only, the Misfits are no doubt one of the best punk bands out there and they always […]

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“TOMS: Not Just Shoes Anymore” with Lord Huron at the Heritage Museum (June 7, 2011)

Call ’em hipster shoes, hippie shoes, smelly shoes or whatever … one thing for sure is TOMS has done some serious good in this world with their product around the globe for those in need. Although you wouldn’t catch me dead sportin’ a pair of those glitter Liberace-like TOMS that Silver Lake hipsters love to […]

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House Of Blues New Music Nights with Brian Buckley Band, Cannoneers & Open Source Rebellion (July 12, 2011)

A few weeks ago we posted about the House of Blues New Music Nights, a new project we were working on with Sonicbids, Live Nation and House of Blues to find some of L.A.’s best up-and-coming musical acts for a shot at playing three House of Blues venues (Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas). After […]

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Presale Password: Queens Of The Stone Age at Fox Theater Pomona (July 25, 2011)

Queens of the Stone Age are making their way to the Fox Theater in Pomona on Monday, July 25, 2011. This is band needs no introduction and I’m sure this show will sell out. Tickets to the show are $38.50 plus $13 in service fees. There will be a Goldenvoice presale today—Thursday, May 19 at […]

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Kohoutek Music and Arts Festival 2011 with Phantogram, American Royalty, He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister & More (April 22-23, 2011)

Growing up in the Inland Empire (Upland, CA), I’ve been going to Kohoutek since I was 16 (14 years ago) and it has always been something I’ve looked forward to and I try to make it each year whenever my schedule allows. Located on the grassy mounds at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA, the Kohoutek […]

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