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  • Rich Robinson's The Magpie Salute continue North American tour

    Rich Robinson's The Magpie Salute continue North American tour

    The Magpie Salute, the latest project from Black Crowes' co-founding guitarist Rich Robinson, continue to tour across North America throughout the fall. The 10-piece band, which also includes former Black Crowes members Marc Ford and Sven Pipien, announced the huge run of dates back in early June...
  • YouTube Stars Brooklyn & Bailey to tour this October

    YouTube Stars Brooklyn & Bailey to tour this October

    Brooklyn & Bailey are YouTube sensations with a great deal in common when it comes to talent as video hosts, singers and general entertainers. As twins, their rise to YouTube stardom came about organically through posting videos that showcase their ideas and fun games to engage fans. Brooklyn...
  • Earl Sweatshirt and Solange will hold a fundraiser to benefit Los Angeles chef.

    Earl Sweatshirt and Solange launch fundraiser for chef in Los Angeles

    R&B singer Solange and rapper Earl Sweatshirt have announced that they will hold a fundraiser on Aug. 11 benefiting chef Alisa Reynolds, owner of the Los Angeles restaurant My Two Cents. Entitled Wine and Grind, the event will take place in an undisclosed location, with ticket purchasers being...
  • Larry Hirshowitz

    Photos: The War On Drugs preview new music at intimate KCRW Apogee Session

    At the end of this month, The War On Drugs will return with their new album A Deeper Understanding. It’s a title that accurately describes the band’s latest output. Where the band’s early records saw Adam Granduciel and Co. tinkering and finding their footing, with 2014’s Lost in the Dream and now A...
  • Los Angeles Lakers sign guard Vander Blue

    Los Angeles Lakers sign guard Vander Blue

    As the NBA offseason presses on, the Los Angeles Lakers continue to fill out their roster for the upcoming 2017-18 campaign. After agreeing to terms with Tyler Ennis, the team has decided to bring in guard Vander Blue as well. According to ESPN, Blue has signed a deal with the storied franchise...
  • Belle and Sebastian and Spoon were a delightful double-header at the Hollywood Bowl

    Belle and Sebastian and Spoon bring indie to the Hollywood Bowl

    The term “indie” is one of the most open-ended, nebulously defined terms in the musical lexicon. But regardless of your own personal definition, there’s a decent chance your first exposure to the term came via the music of Belle and Sebastian or Spoon. Though vastly different in sound, the two bands...
  • Win a pair of tickets to Willie Nelson at The Shrine Auditorium in LA

    Win a pair of tickets to Willie Nelson at The Shrine Auditorium in LA

    On Aug. 17, Willie Nelson & Family will make their way to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Aneles, with a very special guest, Kacey Musgraves.  AXS is giving away a pair of tickets to the Aug. 17 show and to enter, follow AXS on Instagram (@axsevents). Tag a friend who you would want to go to the...
  • Interrupters and SWMRS announce co-headlining 2017 fall tour

    Interrupters and SWMRS announce co-headlining 2017 fall tour

    The Interrupters and SWMRS will be hitting the road together for one of the premier punk rock tours of the fall starting this October. Announced late last week, the North American co-headlining tour between the two rock bands will take them around the West Coast, northern Midwest and eastern North...
  • Watch Monsta X on their last stop of the Beautiful in the US tour

    Watch Monsta X on their last stop of the Beautiful in the US tour

    Monsta X, the k-pop group from South Korea recently wrapped up their Beautiful in the U.S. tour, where the hip-hop and pop infused septet played six shows in the states. Two of those stops included back-to-back nights at The Novo by Microsoft in Los Angeles, and AXS was there to catch the guys...
  • Hellogoodbye announce Would Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! Kill You? Tour for select west coast cities

    Hellogoodbye announce Would Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! Kill You? Tour for select west coast cities

    This fall, Hellogoodbye will be heading out on a very special tour. On Aug. 2, the pop punk band announced via Twitter that theywill be performing of their 2006 studio album Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! and its 2010 follow-up Would It Kill You? in their entirety. As part of their nostalgic...
  • PVRIS releases new track, ‘Winter’

    PVRIS releases new track, ‘Winter’

    The U.S. rock sensation, PVRIS has released a new song, “Winter,” the fourth track off their upcoming sophomore album, All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell due out Aug. 25 via Rise Records. To keep fans watching as well as listening, the group simultaneously released a dramatic black and white...
  • Exclusive premiere: Water Slice release video for 'Dream State'

    Exclusive premiere: Water Slice release video for 'Dream State'

    Los Angeles is home to thousands of musicians, and not all of them have the sound to stand out. That isn't the case for Water Slice though, and today they have released their first official music video for their single "Dream State." While their name isn't too familiar, the bands that they have...
  • Van Damme starts for MLS in 2017 All-Star Game

    Van Damme starts for MLS in 2017 All-Star Game

    The 2017 MLS All-Star Game took place on Wednesday night from Soldier Field in Chicago, and there was one LA Galaxy player in the starting lineup. Defender Jelle Van Damme of Lokeren, Belgium played 45 minutes in the first half for the MLS All-Stars in a loss to Real Madrid. The two teams played 9...
  • Galaxy II encourage fans to bring dogs to the stadium

    Galaxy II encourage fans to bring dogs to the stadium

    The LA Galaxy II are encouraging fans to bring their pets along to their United Soccer League home game on Aug. 5 against Phoenix Rising FC. The evening is called "Pups at the Pitch."  All fans are allowed to bring their dogs into the StubHub Center Track and Field Stadium. The dogs get into the...
  • Watch: Glass Animals release new video for 'Agnes'

    Watch: Glass Animals release new video for 'Agnes'

    Glass Animals' latest album How To Be A Human Being was recently shortlisted for the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize, and it's well deserved. The album has been streamed over 80 million times just on Spotify, and today, they just released a video for the last track on the album, "Agnes."  The video...
  • Speaking with Luke McGarry, the LA cartoonist who is making concert posters interesting one caricature at a time

    Speaking with Luke McGarry, the LA cartoonist who is making concert posters interesting one caricature at a time

    Go to any local venue in and around Los Angeles and chances are the artwork of Luke McGarry has caught your eye. The Manchester-born cartoonist’s work has steadily gained a following. His cartoons and caricatures often combine vivid illustrations of scenes and characters along with lowbrow humor and...
  • Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington (pictured here) was laid to rest recently in L.A. His powerful voice helped launch Linkin Park to star

    Chester Bennington's life celebrated with private funeral, fan memorials

    Over the weekend, more than 500 people celebrated the life and legacy of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington at a private service in Los Angeles. Held at South Coast Botanical Garden in Palos Verdes Estates near Los Angeles, the funeral brought together family, close friends and bandmates to honor...
  • Hall & Oates and Tears For Fears have announced rescheduled California tour dates

    Hall & Oates and Tears For Fears announce rescheduled California tour dates

    At the end of last month, Tears For Fears announced that they were postponing several dates on their current co-headlining tour with Daryl Hall & John Oates. The dates included shows at the STAPLES Center on July 28 and 29, a date at the SAP Center in San Jose on July 25, and a Tears For Fears...
  • The GRAMMY Museum to spotlight indie rocker Mondo Cozmo Aug. 30

    The GRAMMY Museum to spotlight indie rocker Mondo Cozmo Aug. 30

    Indie rock hero Mondo Cozmo, otherwise knows as Josh Ostrander, is the featured artist at The GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Aug. 30. The GRAMMY Museum will welcome Ostrander for an intimate conversation as well as a live performance. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Aug. 3 at noon PT...
  • LA Kings preseason home game tickets on sale now

    LA Kings preseason home game tickets on sale now

    LA Kings fans can now purchase tickets to the team's preseason home games. The Kings will take to the ice at STAPLES Center for three preseason contests starting Sept. 16, giving fans an early look at the 2017-2018 LA Kings roster before the NHL season officially gets underway. The LA Kings roster...
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