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  • Three free concerts at the Annenberg Space for Photography

    Three free concerts at the Annenberg Space for Photography

    You don’t often think of Century City when considering where to go hear great country music. However, three concerts inspired by the Annenberg Space for Photography’s current exhibition, Country: Portraits of an American Sound, are set to take place at Century Park and presented in association with...
  • Mellow Man Ace talks 'Mentriosa'

    Mellow Man Ace talks 'Mentriosa'

    The lineup for the Sunset Strip Music Festival 2014 has just been announced, with Jane’s Addiction scheduled as this year’s headliner. This festival has always saluted Los Angeles’ – and more specifically, West Hollywood’s – huge impact on popular music. It was only last year that Mellow Man Ace...
  • OC Fair concert preview: Happy Together Tour

    OC Fair concert preview: Happy Together Tour

    For the first week's worth of OC Fair concerts, it might have seemed that the younger crowd was all the organizers were looking to please, but the "oldies but goodies" crowd will have a night to remember as the Happy Together Tour showcases The Turtles, Chuck Negron, Mark Farner, Mitch Ryder &...
  • Al Jarreau's 'My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke' features jazz greats

    Al Jarreau's 'My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke' features jazz greats

    My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke (Concord, 2014) is Al Jarreau’s special tribute to his friend and former music collaborator. The multiple Grammy Award-winner is joined by several of George Duke’s many collaborators, including long-time music partner Stanley Clarke. Al Jarreau has invited...
  • John Daversa Quartet coming to Vibrato Jazz Restaurant on August 2

    John Daversa Quartet coming to Vibrato Jazz Restaurant on August 2

    The John Daversa Quartet will perform a one-night-only set at Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Restaurant in Bel Air, CA on August 2, 2014 at 9 p.m. The popular trumpeter/EVI, composer, arranger, producer, bandleader, educator and BFM Jazz recording artist is the winner of the Herb Alpert Award and...
  • July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers

    July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers

    Hitch a ride with Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers when they roll into Los Angeles for LA Phil’s annual July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl. This evening of comedy and fancy bluegrass picking also features Steve Martin’s creative partner, vocalist Edie Brickell. The Los...
  • Byron Scott considered 'leading candidate' to become new Lakers head coach

    Byron Scott considered 'leading candidate' to become new Lakers head coach

    The search continues for the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers with the team continuing to weigh their options. Although the coaching search is ongoing, Byron Scott is the leading candidate moving forward, according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne on June 24: “While the Lakers remain focused on...
  • Nick Young informs Lakers he's opting out of his contract to become a free agent

    Nick Young informs Lakers he's opting out of his contract to become a free agent

    As expected, veteran Nick Young has decided to opt out of his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to ESPN on June 24: Nick Young has informed the Los Angeles Lakers that he will not pick up his player option and will become a free agent, his agent Mark Bartelstein told ESPN.com. Young...
  • Zack Greinke no longer Royalty in Kansas City

    Zack Greinke no longer Royalty in Kansas City

    After a terrible outing for starter Zack Greinke that resulted in a 5-3 Dodgers loss to the Royals on Monday night, the team has to now look deeper into their rotation. It was Greinke's third appearance at Kauffman Stadium since the trade in 2009 to the Milwaukee Brewers. He faced the Royals twice...
  • Comedy Central Stage 'Part Two: The Sequel' movie nights in Hollywood

    Comedy Central Stage 'Part Two: The Sequel' movie nights in Hollywood

    Have you ever thought about your favorite movie becoming a sequel? What if Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock could grace the screen one more time for that action-filled "Speed" film that everyone loves? The sequel to "Sixth Sense" would be amazing as well, but, lets not get ahead of ourselves. Live...
  • Jazz + Rhymes = Katisse at The Baked Potato on July 31

    Jazz + Rhymes = Katisse at The Baked Potato on July 31

    Do you know Katisse? If not, then you definitely will after hearing him play two sets at 9:30 and 11:15 p.m. with John Daversa at The Baked Potato in Studio City, Calif. on July 31. Once you discover his amazing sound, then you, as well as many Angelenos know, the Los Angeles-based musician is one...
  • Jeff Lorber, Jimmy Haslip coming to The Baked Potato July 6

    Jeff Lorber, Jimmy Haslip coming to The Baked Potato July 6

    Your life is full of choices and possibilities but if you’re looking for a great way to cap off your Independence Day celebratory weekend, then The Baked Potato jazz club in Studio City is the place to be. On Sunday, July 6, four Los Angeles-based master musicians: keyboardist Jeff Lorber, bassist...
  • OC Fair concert preview: Ziggy Marley

    OC Fair concert preview: Ziggy Marley

    Bob Marley had one of the greatest genre-defining careers of all-time, but was killed in his prime at the age of 36. Luckily for music fans, he not only left a series of legendary albums for the generations to come, but had a host of kids that grew into talented musicians themselves. The oldest of...
  • LA Phil presents four-concert jazz series at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    LA Phil presents four-concert jazz series at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Join the LA Phil as they celebrate their 2014/15 Jazz Concert series at Walt Disney Concert Hall. This season, jazz enthusiasts can choose from four distinctive concerts offered by some of the biggest names in the jazz music world. These one-night-only concerts will not only feature the music of...
  • Chargers' Mike McCoy ready for an electric new season

    Chargers' Mike McCoy ready for an electric new season

    San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy concluded a successful mini camp as he prepares for an electric training camp to see the results of their work this season. The 2013 season didn't leave the best taste in McCoy's mouth or even the team's for that matter. One of the brightest moments for this...
  • Becky Hammon continues to elevate San Antonio in the West

    Becky Hammon continues to elevate San Antonio in the West

    San Antonio Stars guard Becky Hammon is returning this season well, still adjusting to the climate of the league and the grueling Western Conference. "Coming into this season I knew I wasn't ready the way I wanted to be ready because I knew this thing takes time," Hammon said. "I did my work I was...
  • OC Fair concert preview: Karmin and Fifth Harmony

    OC Fair concert preview: Karmin and Fifth Harmony

    Thus far, the variety of acts previewed for the OC Fair have generally come from the rock and roll camp. On July 18, a double dose of pop is coming to Costa Mesa with Youtube sensations Karmin opening for the headlining reality TV stars Fifth Harmony. Both are bringing worldwide acclaim and ticket...
  • Marcus Miller Band brings the crowd to its feet at Catalina's Jazz Club

    Marcus Miller Band brings the crowd to its feet at Catalina's Jazz Club

    Long live Marcus Miller’s bass life because it was definitely “Miller Time” at Catalina’s Jazz Club on Friday night as he celebrated his birthday after a very successful concert in Morocco! Looking fresh and feeling just fine, Marcus Miller with Alex Han on sax, Lee Hogans on trumpet, Brett Williams...
  • The Long Beach Bayou Festival was a good time for all

    The Long Beach Bayou Festival was a good time for all

    The Long Beach Bayou Festival has been going for 28 years now, but somehow it still feels like a well-kept secret. Frankly, it's hard to imagine how something that is such a feast for the senses can be a well-kept secret. When you experience it, you want to do everything you can to make sure that it...
  • Guide to the L.A. Memorial Coliseum

    Guide to the L.A. Memorial Coliseum

    Located in the University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, the L.A. Memorial Coliseum is one of the city's largest and most iconic stadiums. Built in 1923, the Coliseum holds the rare honor of hosting the Olympics on two different occasions. With a 90,000+ person capacity, the Coliseum is the home...
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