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    Photos: 5 reasons to see George Lopez live

    George Lopez is celebrating 40 years as a stand up comic with his ‘The Wall’ tour this year. Lopez was originally scheduled for this performance in May, but a lightning storm caused the performance to be postponed. Over 4400 fans filled the venue and the show went on without a hitch on June 1. Lopez...
  • 5 reasons to see Disturbed live

    5 reasons to see Disturbed live

    Chicago multi-platinum selling metal band Disturbed brought their Evolution Tour to Detroit at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday, Mar. 5. After a solid hour-long performance from Canadian rock band Three Days Grace, Disturbed took to the stage for an explosive two-hour performance with plenty of noise...
  • 5 reasons to see Trey Anastasio solo acoustic live

    5 reasons to see Trey Anastasio solo acoustic live

    Trey Anastasio took the stage at the Macky Auditorium in Boulder to close out his 2018 solo acoustic tour as well as his two-night stand at the gorgeous University of Colorado concert hall. With two notable song choices the night before in “Snowflakes in the Sand”--a song Trey dusted off from his...
  • Review: Jay Rock's Big Redemption was a family affair at the Fonda Theatre

    Review: Jay Rock's Big Redemption was a family affair at the Fonda Theatre

    Jay Rock recently concluded The Big Redemption Tour at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. The opening act was the latest artist to be added to the Top Dawg Entertainment roster, Reason. The moment Jay Rock took the change the room shifted and eyes were locked in on the Watts native. The night was...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Rascal Flatts live

    It’s hard to believe that Rascal Flatts hit the country music scene 18 years ago. They have had 16 number one singles on the country charts. The trio is one of the hottest touring acts of any genre of music and remains one of Nashville’s most reliable headliners. The “Back to Us” tour is nearing the...
  • 5 reasons to see Death From Above live

    5 reasons to see Death From Above live

    In 2017 Canadian dance-punk duo Death From Above (formally Death From Above 1979) released their third album Outrage! Is Now.  The album was critically acclaimed and thought by many as their best album yet.  After a year or so of touring to promote that album while supporting bands such as Black...
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    Photos: Portugal. The Man take over the Shrine Auditorium in LA

    Portugal. The Man made another stop in Southern California last week—this time at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles—before heading to Asia for the next leg of their tour. The Alaskan-born band, who has been on the road in support of their latest album Woodstock for the majority of the year...
  • 5 reasons to see Erasure live

    5 reasons to see Erasure live

    Synthpop duo Erasure has been at it for decades now, creating a number of catchy songs that keep fans dancing and singing along--especially at their live shows. With a masterful, career-spanning setlist, expert stage presence, and so much more, vocalist Andy Bell and musician Vince Clarke present...
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    Photos: Lettuce groove into opening night of their Blue Note residency

    The funky rock outfit known as Lettuce is the main attraction at Blue Note Jazz Club throughout the rest of this week. The historically intimate venue nestled into the culturally rich Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City was filled with seated fans and curious adventurers for its opening...
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    5 reasons to see Sawyer Fredericks live

    Sawyer Fredericks is best known for winning Season 8 of The Voice in 2015 at age 16, but it's what he's done since that time that is most interesting. After signing to a label and releasing one album, Fredericks surprised everyone by leaving his label for his follow up, 2018's Hide Your Ghost...
  • 5 reasons to see Jukebox the Ghost live

    5 reasons to see Jukebox the Ghost live

    After years as a band and a few albums under their belt, piano-rock trio Jukebox the Ghost has proven over and over again that they can also deliver a stellar live show. Here are five reasons you won't want to miss them when they hit your town. 5. The opening act For some, the opening act at a...
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    KROQ Weenie Roast 2018 Review: Back to its rock roots with Blink 182, Panic! At The Disco and Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda

    KROQ lived up to its rock moniker at the 26th Annual Weenie Roast with headliners Blink 182, Panic! At The Disco, AWOLNATION and late addition Thirty Seconds To Mars. Held last Saturday, May 10, at StubHub Center, the event which in previous years has skewed more indie and pop with Lorde headlining...
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    Review: Kid Koala's Vinyl Vaudeville is unlike any show you've ever seen

    Based on his show May 8 at The Regent in Los Angeles, here is an incomplete list of things you can expect to see at Kid Koala's Vinyl Vaudeville Floor Kids Edition: - Multiple songs with puppet performers - A turntablist version of "Moon River" with penguin mascots - A fleet of paper airplanes...
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    5 best moments from The Smokers Club Fest 2018

    There was no creative license in the name The Smokers Club Fest. With marijuana now legal in California, music festivals can promise truth in advertising and throughout the second day of the hip-hop-heavy fest at Queen Mary Park in Long Beach, the aroma of Cali's finest chronic drifted through the...
  • In Photos: Ho99o9 brings Trap-punk back to San Francisco

    In Photos: Ho99o9 brings Trap-punk back to San Francisco

    On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the tail end of their tour with 3Teeth, the chaotic punk/hip hop trio that is Ho99o9 (pronounced “Horror”) slid into the iconic Great American Music Hall in San Francisco and threw down 60 minutes of intense fury that had the mostly gothic crowd screaming for more...
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    Soulwax make a beautiful ruckus at sold out Fonda show in Los Angeles

    They may be in their third decade of making music, but it still feels like Soulwax is deeply underappreciated, at least in America. The Belgian dance outfit (brothers David and Stephen Dewaele, aka 2ManyDJs, and Stefaan Van Leuven) released their first album in 1996 and have remixed and collaborated...
  • 5 reasons to see JD McPherson live

    5 reasons to see JD McPherson live

    Rock music has come a long way since its early days, but sometimes, there's nothing like that sound of the genre when it was young. Few musicians these days are capturing that style and attitude better than JD McPherson. And if you like McPherson's vintage, rockabilly-style music over your...
  • 5 reasons to see Insane Clown Posse live

    5 reasons to see Insane Clown Posse live

    Insane Clown Posse wrapped up their co-headlining Slamfest Tour with Attila in their hometown of Detroit at The Fillmore in style on Sunday night with DJ Clay backing them up. The tour also featured performances from Sylar, Cage and Lil Toenail, as well as Lyte and Ouija and was hosted by Rudeboy...
  • 5 reasons to see Attila live

    5 reasons to see Attila live

    Attila wrapped up their co-headlining tour with Insane Clown Posse in Detroit Easter night at The Fillmore and the metalcore band did it with a flourish. Despite the odd pairing of bands, the tour was a successful one and both metal and rap fans left satisfied. Attila dropped fiery new track...
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    Martin Johnson returns as The Night Game with unabashedly ‘80s-sounding gems

    Boys Like Girls frontman Martin Johnson has traded his mid-Noughties, emo-pop; for the heartland rock and new wave stylings of the ‘80s with his latest project, The Night Game. And if ever there was a stigma in loving mullets, big airy guitar solos and awkward dancing in the dark, the packed-out...
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