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  • Keyboardist Dan Siegel releases lush collection of jazz on ‘Indigo’

    Keyboardist Dan Siegel releases lush collection of jazz on ‘Indigo’

    Contemporary jazz keyboardist/composer/producer Dan Siegel has released his 20th album as Indigo and it’s a keeper! The beating heart and soul heard on Indigo’s 10 songs comes from the live production tracked in the cozy confines of a private home studio which, as you will hear, provides its own...
  • The pure country sounds of The Sunset Drifters will get you moving

    The pure country sounds of The Sunset Drifters will get you moving

    Some artists just know how to put words together to really grab a listeners attention. The Sunset Drifters certainly fall into that category. When you play "Brokedown" - the first song listed on the band's ReverbNation Page - the first thing you'll hear is "Well, we broke down about a quarter past...
  • LA Galaxy full of confidence for second leg against Seattle Sounders

    LA Galaxy full of confidence for second leg against Seattle Sounders

    The LA Galaxy have full confidence for the second leg of the MLS Western Conference Finals against the Seattle Sounders to be played on Sunday at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The first leg lacked some scoring, especially from the Galaxy, who is highest scoring offense in Major Soccer League. It was...
  • Jazz dance troupe River North Dance Chicago coming to the Luckman Theatre

    Jazz dance troupe River North Dance Chicago coming to the Luckman Theatre

    The critically acclaimed River North Dance Chicago company will perform in The Luckman Theatre at the Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles. The performance begins at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday January 24, 2015. Boasting an eclectic...
  • Brad Mehldau Trio and The Bad Plus coming to VPAC, Dec. 6

    Brad Mehldau Trio and The Bad Plus coming to VPAC, Dec. 6

    The Valley Performing Arts Center at Cal State University, Northridge will present two of today’s most innovative piano trios in concert on December 6, 2014 at 8 p.m. The Brad Mehldau Trio and The Bad Plus will perform songs which feature the great blends of musical styles and genres that have...
  • LA Galaxy: Jaime Penedo had stellar performance against Seattle Sounders

    LA Galaxy: Jaime Penedo had stellar performance against Seattle Sounders

    Jaime Penedo, LA Galaxy goalkeeper, has a stellar performance against the Seattle Sounders on Sunday afternoon for the first leg of the MLS Western Conference Finals. Penedo managed to keep the Sounders from scoring any goals while the Galaxy won the game with a lone goal. As reported on the Los...
  • LA Galaxy win first leg against Seattle Sounders

    LA Galaxy win first leg against Seattle Sounders

    The LA Galaxy won the first leg of the MLS Western Conference Final against the Seattle Sounders on Sunday at the StubHub Center. The Galaxy ended up winning the game with a lone goal that was 1-0 made by Brazilian midfielder Marcelo Sarvas. As reported by the MLS official web site, the Los Angeles...
  • Giving thanks: Best places to volunteer in Los Angeles

    Giving thanks: Best places to volunteer in Los Angeles

    While families count their blessings this Thanksgiving, thousands of homeless would have nothing to be grateful for this holiday season if not for the graceful generosity of the volunteers that serve them. Anyone who believes in the law of attraction knows that gratitude unlocks the secret to life...
  • Cool Your Jets by Patrolled By Radar is a solid Americana album

    Cool Your Jets by Patrolled By Radar is a solid Americana album

    Some people like music that is well polished while others like music with a little grit to it. Define grit however you like, but the thing about music with grit is that it doesn't sound like it has been attended to far too much by some ambitious producer. Another way to put it is that songs with...
  • Hillsong brings its worship to Los Angeles

    Hillsong brings its worship to Los Angeles

    If you love the music portions of your church service, chances are good you also enjoy singing Hillsong United songs. Just as Maranatha Records produced much of the worship music sung in the 70 and 80s, guys like Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman and Hillsong produced a large quantity of songs sung in...
  • Steve Taylor verges on perfection with 'Goliath' by The Perfect Foil

    Steve Taylor verges on perfection with 'Goliath' by The Perfect Foil

    One sign that you’ve gotten your grubby little hands on a truly great new album is the repeating occurrence of finding a brand new favorite song just about every time you listen to a project. Steve Taylor & The Perfect Foil’s Goliath is just such a creatively renewable artistic energy. The first...
  • Five songs for your Thanksgiving playlist

    Five songs for your Thanksgiving playlist

    Thanksgiving has become a sort of forgotten holiday. In a way, it's understandable. After all, it's sandwiched between Halloween when ladies dress up in sexy costumes and Christmas, which - let's face it - is pretty much the king of the holidays. It's not just a forgotten holiday because people...
  • Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra bring down the house!

    Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra bring down the house!

    Cheers to Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra who brought their swinging Big Easy sound to the Valley Performing Arts Center at California State University, Northridge on Saturday, November 22, 2014. As the fourth show of their five-city West Coast Tour, these exciting young men (and...
  • Dudamel to conduct Mussorgsky’s ‘Pictures at an Exhibition,’   Dec. 4-7

    Dudamel to conduct Mussorgsky’s ‘Pictures at an Exhibition,’ Dec. 4-7

    The GRAMMY Award-winning conductor and Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic , Gustavo Dudamel, will conduct a program of Esa-Pekka Salonen, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Modest Mussorgsky at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, CA on December 4, 5, 6 and 7, 2014. The Los Angeles...
  • Best turkey trots in Los Angeles

    Best turkey trots in Los Angeles

    Turkey Trots in Los Angeles offer locals and visitors the opportunity enjoy a great run before enjoying a Thanksgiving day feast. There are several runs to choose from in scenic areas of Los Angeles. If it is a run through a park, downtown or a run with costumes Los Angeles Turkey Trots offer a wide...
  • Wale bringing Simply Nothing Tour to Los Angeles January

    Wale bringing Simply Nothing Tour to Los Angeles January

    MMG Hip Hop artist Wale announced his 30-city tour Thursday on his website. The rapper will kick off the new year starting his music journey on January 1 at The Filmore theater in Silver Spring Maryland and ending the tour in Norfolk, Virginia at The Norva on February 19. MMG Hip Hop artist Wale...
  • French Montana & Jeremih performing at Club Nokia Christmas

    French Montana & Jeremih performing at Club Nokia Christmas

    French Montana will embark on his worldwide tour Set It Off starting on Thanksgiving November 27. Chicago native and king of the hit single “Don’t Tell ‘Em,” R&B artist Jeremih will accompany French on his 18 –city tour on December 21 at Club Nokia. This will be the first time the two artists...
  • Hip-hop cyphers and exhibition events in Los Angeles

    Hip-hop cyphers and exhibition events in Los Angeles

    Where are the best cypher sessions, place to learn about hip-hop and a place to see epic performances from some of the genres pioneers? Three events taking place during this holiday season will give you all the pleasure you need. The worldwide cypher tour Team Backpack, the history of hip-hop art...
  • Karrin Allyson to perform at Catalina’s Jazz Club, Dec. 11-13

    Karrin Allyson to perform at Catalina’s Jazz Club, Dec. 11-13

    The best holiday surprises don’t always come in gift-wrapped boxes and tied with festive ribbons. So if you want a real surprise during this holiday season make your way to Catalina’s Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA to hear Karrin Allyson when she performs on Thursday, December 11, 2014 through Saturday...
  • LA Galaxy to face a tough Seattle Sounders defense

    LA Galaxy to face a tough Seattle Sounders defense

    The LA Galaxy is very aware that their attack force will have to be on full force when they face the Seattle Sounders this Sunday for the first-leg game of the MLS Western Conference Finals at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The Galaxy will be looking to redeem themselves after losing 2-...
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