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  • Best places to watch fireworks on New Year's Eve in Los Angeles

    Best places to watch fireworks on New Year's Eve in Los Angeles

    Another year has come and gone, and once again Los Angeles is gearing up for New Year’s Eve, and what is New Year’s without fireworks? There are several options to marvel at the sky, from roof tops to historic locations, and from the pricey to the free, here are the top places to catch fireworks as...
  • AXS does PushUps4Poverty

    AXS does PushUps4Poverty

    We know a pushup can improve your health and body but can a pushup improve the world? With the launch of the Rally2EndPoverty and PushUps4Poverty campaign, AXS and Choice Humanitarian hope so. Inspired by AXS’s own Toby Fender—who made a recent visit to MacKinnon Town, Kenya working on clean water...
  • The Hyperspace Tour: Kastle & Amtrac at Sound Nightclub

    The Hyperspace Tour: Kastle & Amtrac at Sound Nightclub

    While we SoCal-ites are dancing on the sandy beach, watching the sun sink into the ocean while listening to some of the best homegrown EDM on the planet, it can sometimes be hard to imagine that the popularity of bass bumping, high-hat heavy, fancy footwork dance music does not end in places that...
  • Karaoke Tuesdays at The Rusty Mullet

    Karaoke Tuesdays at The Rusty Mullet

    Move over, Taco Tuesday, there is a new weekly motif in town… Whether you are in search of a place to blow off some steam after a long day in the office or are simply enabling a friend’s daily drinking problem, if you find yourself venturing out on a Tuesday evening, then you can do a whole lot...
  • Dave Koz is bringing Christmas cheer to Cerritos

    Dave Koz is bringing Christmas cheer to Cerritos

    Saxophone Dave Koz will once again headline his smooth jazz Christmas at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, December 20. This time, he'll be bringing along Jonathan Butler, Christopher Cross and Maysa as his musical 'friends.' Koz is one of the most recognizable saxophonists in...
  • Clippers climb Sports Illustrated rankings; Blake Griffin keeps win streak alive

    Clippers climb Sports Illustrated rankings; Blake Griffin keeps win streak alive

    The Los Angeles Clippers’ seven-game winning streak through Sunday helped the team climb the weekly Sports Illustrated power rankings, which were released on Monday. At 14-5, the Clippers –whose winning streak has now reached eight with a 121-120 win over Phoenix on Monday night – sits at No....
  • LA Galaxy protect 11 players for MLS Expansion Draft

    LA Galaxy protect 11 players for MLS Expansion Draft

    The LA Galaxy have protected 11 players for the MLS Expansion Draft. The expansion draft that will serve purpose for the New York City FC and Orlando City SC expansion clubs to start in 2015 with take play on Wednesday, December 10. As reported by the Los Angeles Galaxy web page on Monday, the 1...
  • Best Los Angeles area concerts of 2014

    Best Los Angeles area concerts of 2014

    As the final days of December 2014 are marked off, it’s time to look back at the best moments of the year. Below, we recap the best Los Angeles concerts of 2014. Did your favorite make it to the top? The year might almost be over, but we take comfort in knowing that there are many more awesome...
  • Gustavo Dudamel conducts Salonen, Rachmaninoff and Mussorgsky

    Gustavo Dudamel conducts Salonen, Rachmaninoff and Mussorgsky

    Los Angeles audiences have been lucky to discover the virtuosity of the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra members during the glory years of its various music directors. And lucky for Los Angeles’ classical music lovers is the employment of one Gustavo Dudamel, the internationally renowned, award...
  • Celebrate Los Angeles rock history with X and The Blasters

    Celebrate Los Angeles rock history with X and The Blasters

    When X and The Blasters appear together at The Canyon on Saturday, December 13, this pairing will feature two of Los Angeles' greatest rock bands. Amazingly, the band X has been going strong since 1997. It features Exene Cervenka and (bassist) John Doe as lead singers, which were at one time husband...
  • Willie Nelson is set to appear in Anaheim

    Willie Nelson is set to appear in Anaheim

    It's not every day you get a chance to see a true musical legend in concert, but when Willie Nelson appears at the City National Grove Of Anaheim on January 6, this will be just such a great opportunity. Although many people quickly associate Nelson with his advocacy for and extensive use of...
  • Dana Carvey will bring the funny to The Improv

    Dana Carvey will bring the funny to The Improv

    You're likely to see some of your favorite Saturday Night live characters when Dana Carvey appears live at The Improv in Irvine on Friday, December 12. Of course, Carvey is most famous for his role as Garth Algar in the Wayne's World films. However, Carvey also memorably played George H. W. Bush and...
  • Merle Haggard brings his legend to The Canyon

    Merle Haggard brings his legend to The Canyon

    When Merle Haggard arrives at The Canyon on Tuesday, Dec. 9, he'll bring along a musical legacy unmatched by many other contemporary country artists. Along with the late Buck Owens, Haggard is widely recognized as an originator of what's been called the 'Bakersfield sound,' a country style that...
  • Ted Z and The Wranglers show good range on the EP Like a King

    Ted Z and The Wranglers show good range on the EP Like a King

    One of the great things about reviewing music is that you're always finding and exploring new music. Along the same lines, one of the great things about the music business right now is that it's easier than ever for a band to release a new album. Technology has made it so bands don't have to whore...
  • Ariana Grande and Big Sean give PDA-filled performance at Jingle Ball

    Ariana Grande and Big Sean give PDA-filled performance at Jingle Ball

    Ariana Grande and Big Sean were slow to confirm their romance but now that they have, they seem to have no problem letting the world know how they feel about one another. As reported by OK! Magazine on Monday, Dec. 8, Ariana and Big Sean gave a PDA-filled performance Friday night at KIIS FM's Jingle...
  • Thirty Dollar Stella: You're in Some Trouble, Son

    Thirty Dollar Stella: You're in Some Trouble, Son

    The new album from Thirty Dollar Stella kicks off with a version of "Mystery Train." This is a fun version with (naturally) a train sort of beat on the drums and some guitar that brings Luther Perkins to mind. Even if you don't know this song, you'll find it hard to resist singing along. This is not...
  • LeRoy Downs to produce ‘Make Music Los Angeles Holiday Flash Mob’ concert

    LeRoy Downs to produce ‘Make Music Los Angeles Holiday Flash Mob’ concert

    The holiday season is in full swing in Los Angeles and this year LeRoy Downs, the quintessential on-air radio personality and creator and producer of TheJazzCat.net, and president of Make Music Los Angeles will be celebrating a new tradition by producing a Holiday Flash Mob/concert on Dec. 18, 201...
  • The LA Galaxy first to five MLS Cups

    The LA Galaxy first to five MLS Cups

    The LA Galaxy became the first team to win five MLS Cups in the history of American soccer on Sunday afternoon when they defeated the New England Revolution 2-1 in overtime at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. As reported, the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Revolution tied 1-1 in regular time...
  • The Eeries To Release Self-Titled Debut EP On Interscope Records Dec. 9

    The Eeries To Release Self-Titled Debut EP On Interscope Records Dec. 9

    The Eeries, Los Angeles-based band, will be releasing their debut EP, entitled The Eeries EP, on Dec. 9, 2014 on Interscope Records. This self-titled EP includes the band's current previously released single "Cool Kid." The song could be considered an urgent blend of swirling dreamy pop and punk...
  • Five holiday happenings in Los Angeles

    Five holiday happenings in Los Angeles

    Whether we like it or not, the holiday season is upon us and everywhere we turn there’s glittering lights and mall Santas reeling us in. Here are five holiday happenings in Los Angeles guaranteed to put you in a festive mood. 1. ICE SKATING RINKSHow do they do it? Even with 75 degree F weather...
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