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  • Dale Fuego Fest 2019

    2019 Dale Fuego Fest lineup, tickets & event details

    Since claiming the waterfront event space of the Queen Mary Events Park, Goldenvoice has thrown three wildly-successful festivals including hip-hop festival Once Upon A Time In The LBC, the One Love Cali Reggae Fest, and the alt-rock festival Just Like Heaven. Now, the promotions company is...
  • Smokin Grooves 2019 Line Up Poster

    2019 Smokin Grooves Fest lineup features Usher, Ella Mai, Kali Uchis & more

    In 1996, Smokin' Grooves Tour was originally curated by Kevin Morrow of the House of Blues and booking agent Cara Lewis to create the first-ever traveling hip-hop amphitheater tour. Some of hip-hop and R&B's most prominent figures in the game have headlined for the peace-themed music...
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    5 highlights from the 2019 One Love Cali Reggae Fest

    From Feb. 8-10, Goldenvoice’s One Love Cali Reggae Fest returned for its fourth installment, ushering in what’s now become a mid-winter tradition for music lovers in Southern California. After its expansion over the years, the 2019 event had evolved into a three-day concert, which was once again...
  • Just Like Heaven Festival 2019 announces Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT and more

    Just Like Heaven Festival 2019 announces Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT and more

    Ah, spring is just around the corner, and one knows what that means? Festival season. Just this week, Goldenvoice, who is behind Coachella, announced its newest festival venture, Just Like Heaven, which sold out almost as soon as it went on sale. On May 4, Queen Mary Park in Long Beach, California...
  • The 2019 One Love Cali Reggae Fest takes place at the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach, California, Feb. 8-10.

    5 reasons to attend the 2019 One Love Cali Reggae Fest

    As the fourth installment of One Love Cali Reggae Fest is about to hit the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach, California, concertgoers are already planning how they want to navigate this year’s adventure. From Feb. 8-10, 2019, the spacious grounds (offering a beautiful view of the downtown city...
  • Will Pankey

    Photos: Best moments from Tropicália Music & Taco Festival 2018

    This weekend, the second annual Tropicália Music and Taco Festival took place at Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach, Calif., and despite some last minute lineup changes, the festival continued to go on for a successful weekend, which brought a diverse group of music—and food—to Southern California...
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    Lineup change, set times and food vendors announced for Tropicália Music and Taco Festival 2018

    Last night, festival-goers for the second-annual Tropicália Music and Taco Festival 2018, set to take place in Long Beach, Calif at Queen Mary Events Park, made a last minute lineup change due to some unforeseen circumstances. It was announced that headliner Cardi B, would not be able to perform, as...
  • Jesse Seilhan

    5 reasons to check out the Music Tastes Good festival

    It's not just about the headliners and hot acts at Music Tastes Good, an eclectic music festival held annually in Long Beach, California. MTG brings together artists, chefs, musicians, and their adoring fans from all walks of life to a two-day gathering of the hungry minds. The first iteration was a...
  • 5 must-see artists at Music Tastes Good 2018

    5 must-see artists at Music Tastes Good 2018

    Every September, Long Beach gets to show both Orange and Los Angeles counties how a music festival is done. Combining top-tier bands with top-tasting food, Music Tastes Good is in its third year and looking to increase its presence with the best lineup yet. From overseas legends to local upstarts...
  • Morrissey and Cardi B to headline second annual Tropicália Music & Taco Festival this fall

    Morrissey and Cardi B to headline second annual Tropicália Music & Taco Festival this fall

    Cardi B is wasting no time picking her career up right where she left off before giving birth to her first child with Migos’ Offset earlier this summer. The “I Like It” rapper has announced that she will be one of the featured performers at this year’s Tropicália Music & Taco Festival in Long...
  • Photo by Sari Cohen

    Photos: Smokin’ Grooves’ triumphant return brings high hopes for the future

    Yes, expectations were high for the return of Smokin’ Grooves after a 16-year hiatus and Saturday’s show lived up to the hype. What began in the late ‘90s as a hip-hop, R&B, and soul festival which countered the Lollapalooza-dominated concert world, sparked a mainstream trend after its initial...
  • Smokin' Grooves Fest 2018 is coming to the Queen Mary in Long Beach, Calif. on Saturday, June 16.

    Smokin’ Grooves Fest 2018 announces set times

    Need something to lift those mid-week spirits? Smokin’ Grooves returns to Southern California this Saturday, June 16, and set times have just been announced. After a 16-year hiatus, anticipation is high and this lineup does not disappoint. The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California will be home to the...
  • Welcome J. Brittany as a special guest with Phoenix. 

    Phoenix kick off new tour in Long Island this weekend

    This Saturday, a local band from Long Island that goes by the name of Phoenix will be performing at the Half Moon Bar and Grill located at 22 East Park Ave in Long Beach New York. Phoenix has been performing together for more than 20 years locally. This performance is the beginning of their next...
  • Music Tastes Good 2018 announces lineup: New Order and James Blake to headline

    Music Tastes Good 2018 announces lineup: New Order and James Blake to headline

    Like a great series of live albums, Music Tastes Good, Long Beach's home-grown musical festival, is putting out the third volume just in time. 2016 was a learning experience, with a downtown location sandwiched by residential buildings and restaurants. 2017 saw the move closer to the water, with a...
  • J. Cole drops new album 'KOD,' shares video for 'ATM'

    J. Cole drops new album 'KOD,' shares video for 'ATM'

    J. Cole is back with a brand-new video for his single "ATM" -- just in time for fans to get their hands on his new album KOD. It was a very fast turnaround for J. Cole since he just announced the album last week and then released it on Thursday night.  While Cole hasn't released an album since 200...
  • Listen: Wiz Khalifa shares new 'Freestyle' track in celebration of 420

    Listen: Wiz Khalifa shares new 'Freestyle' track in celebration of 420

    Wiz Khalifa has been one of the more outspoken cannabis users in pop music since his career began to take off back in the mid-2000s. The 30-year-old rapper has gone into business with various marijuana dispensaries, and even has his own strain of bud with "Khalifa Kush.” With fellow cannabis users...
  • Erykah Badu, Miguel and Jhené Aiko headlining 2018 Smokin' Grooves festival in Long Beach

    Erykah Badu, Miguel and Jhené Aiko headlining 2018 Smokin' Grooves festival in Long Beach

    Festival names don't get much more accurate than Smokin' Grooves Festival, which is set to make its debut on June 16 at the waterfront of the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA. The new festival from the people behind Coachella features a trio of groundbreaking R&B artists at the top of the bill as...
  • Interview: Long Beach Dub Allstars talk 20 years of history, exciting collaborations and their first new music in over a decade

    Interview: Long Beach Dub Allstars talk 20 years of history, exciting collaborations and their first new music in over a decade

    “Let me tell you, it’s harmonious, and when it’s going, it moves very quickly. It seems like lately ‘cause we haven’t been in the movement of the machine like there’s some kind of discourse. But that’s just because everyone has other projects going on,” says Long Beach Dub Allstars’ vocalist Opie...
  • New Japan adds Rey Mysterio to 'Strong Style Evolved' on AXS TV

    New Japan adds Rey Mysterio to 'Strong Style Evolved' on AXS TV

    The relationship between New Japan Professional Wrestling and AXS TV continues to grow. After AXS TV broadcast the huge Wrestle Kingdom main events just days after it took place in Japan, one of which included WWE superstar Chris Jericho, they are set to now broadcast a New Japan show in the United...
  • Photo by Adam Cohen

    5 top moments from One Love Cali Reggae Fest

    In its third year, the One Love Cali Reggae Fest has earned its spot at the top as California’s premier reggae festival. Since planting roots in Long Beach at the Queen Mary Events Park, the concert has grown into a popular Southern California mid-winter wonderland featuring an array of artists who...
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