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  • Echo & the Bunnymen return with 'Meteorites'

    Echo & the Bunnymen return with 'Meteorites'

    Back in the '80s, Echo & the Bunnymen was one of the biggest KROQ bands. Along with all the synth-pop new wave dance music, there was also a large dosage of gloomy rock. Bands like The Smiths, The Cure and Echo & the Bunnymen especially appealed to Gothic music crowd, but also found a...
  • Arctic Monkeys reveal star qualities live

    Arctic Monkeys reveal star qualities live

    After seeing Arctic Monkeys live, it’s impossible to deny leader Alex Turner’s obvious star qualities. With his slicked back jet black hair and matching leather jacket, the diminutive vocalist/guitarist is the clear vocal point whenever this band from Sheffield, England performs live. He especially...
  • Jake Owen and Frankie Ballard play The Greek Theatre

    Jake Owen and Frankie Ballard play The Greek Theatre

    Well, you've made it to the end of another long week at work, and you don't even have to think about that cubicle for a couple days. Thanks goodness for that. The only question now is how to spend your Friday night. Live music is always a great way to while away an evening, and one show in...
  • Lakers' Byron Scott talks about Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle and Kevin Love trade

    Lakers' Byron Scott talks about Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle and Kevin Love trade

    Three-time NBA champion Byron Scott has finally landed his dream job. Scott is the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers taking over for Mike D'Antoni who resigned back on April 30. Although it took much longer than anticipated for the Lakers to announce the hiring of Scott, it always seemed like...
  • 12,353 fans enjoy Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter and Robert Glasper Experiment

    12,353 fans enjoy Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter and Robert Glasper Experiment

    Summer knows where to play and it’s certainly at the Hollywood Bowl. On this night, Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter and the Robert Glasper Experiment were summer’s playmates and play they did. Over 12,000 people watched and listened to three of jazz’s present-day hit makers make their music come...
  • Los Angeles Kings set dates for Legends Nights at Staples Center

    Los Angeles Kings set dates for Legends Nights at Staples Center

    Of the special pregame events at Staples Center, one which has become a favorite amongst Los Angeles Kings fans, is "Legends Night" presented by McDonald's. On Aug. 7, the team announced which players will be honored in the upcoming season. Last season, the team honored former players Jay Wells...
  • Eels get personal with 'The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett'

    Eels get personal with 'The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett'

    It’s refreshing to find an album as vulnerable and transparent as Eel’s The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett. It’s not uncommon for even the most vapid musical artists to be a little self-revealing between the lines of his/her songs. However, Eels – aka Mark Oliver Everett – most sincerely...
  • Dan Wilson sings of 'Love without Fear'

    Dan Wilson sings of 'Love without Fear'

    With his album Love without Fear, Dan Wilson proves how the range for song subject matter is nearly limitless. However, when somebody breaks your heart, it seems like there is only one topic that can be formed into a song: her. During “A Song Can Be about Anything,” he begins by relaying all the...
  • Billy Currington plays Pacific Amphitheatre

    Billy Currington plays Pacific Amphitheatre

    One of the best things you can do for yourself is to start your weekend early. It's one of those great little rewards you should give yourself once in a while. If you are going to start your weekend early, a good way to do it is with a country show in an outdoor venue. You can do just that when...
  • Superstar Kobe Bryant is starting to get anxious with the NBA season around the corner.

    Kobe Bryant remains anxious to get back to work for the Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off the worst season in franchise history. The team finished last season with a record of 27-55 and missed the playoffs entirely for only the fifth time since the franchise moved to Los Angeles back in 1960. After winning only 27 games and missing the playoffs, the...
  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to perform at UCLA’s Royce Hall, Sept. 21

    Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to perform at UCLA’s Royce Hall, Sept. 21

    The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra will perform at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at 7 p.m. Music Director Jeffrey Kahane will conduct the LACO and guest pianist Juho Pohjonen in a program that includes a newly commissioned piece for the LACO by Cameron Patrick, Saint-Saëns’ Piano...
  • Joshua Redman Trio coming to Catalina’s Jazz Club, Sept. 29

    Joshua Redman Trio coming to Catalina’s Jazz Club, Sept. 29

    The Joshua Redman Trio featuring drummer Reuben Rogers and bassist Gregory Hutchinson will perform at Catalina’s Jazz Club for one night only on Sept. 29. Two shows are scheduled – 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. The Trio will be performing new original music from the Grammy-nominee’s latest release titled...
  • Fool's Gold's Day Off LA features Danny Brown, A Trak, Vic Mensa & Travis Scott

    Fool's Gold's Day Off LA features Danny Brown, A Trak, Vic Mensa & Travis Scott

    Los Angeles' Golden Voice Entertainment will sponsor the Fool’s Gold Records annual “Day Off” concert. The five-city concert tour kicks off on Labor Day in New York City, then travels to Toronto, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami, ending in December. Fool’s Gold Records executives are known to deliver...
  • Guide to Centre Theatre Group Ahmanson Theatre

    Guide to Centre Theatre Group Ahmanson Theatre

    Centre Theatre Group is affiliated with the Music Center that hosts events and shows at the Mark Taper Forum, Kirk Douglas Theatre, and Ahmanson Theatre. The Ahmanson Theatre hosts specific performances, like the American Ballet Theatre. If you’re planning to attend an event or performance at Centre...
  • Guide to Dodger Stadium

    Guide to Dodger Stadium

    Dodger Stadium is home of the Dodgers, and one of the oldest parks still in regular use in Major League Baseball. Set in Los Angeles, the fan experience is enhanced due to the surrounding environment. On one side of the stadium is the picturesque view of the San Gabriel Mountains, and the other...
  • Guide to the Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

    Guide to the Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

    The Levitt Pavilion Pasadena is home to the Summer Music Festival, which hosts 50 concerts. Being on public property and providing free admission to all its guests, this venue is a favorite among concert-goers. If you’re looking to attend a future event at the Levitt Pavilion, here is everything you...
  • House Of Blues Sunset Strip to close down after 20 years

    House Of Blues Sunset Strip to close down after 20 years

    After 20 years of being in the business, the House Of Blues on Sunset Blvd. is closing down to find a new permanent location in Los Angeles according to a recent report from Bloomberg News. The official statement from the club’s Facebook page reads: “Our legendary House of Blues on Sunset Blvd.— the...
  • Guide to the John Anson Ford Theaters

    Guide to the John Anson Ford Theaters

    In collaboration with the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the Department of Parks and Recreation, the John Anson Ford Theaters offer a unique blend of cultural and entertainment events for those in the greater Los Angeles area. With 1,200 seats outside and 87 seats inside, there are a number...
  • Guide to the Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Guide to the Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Walt Disney Concert Hall is more than just an auditorium with the ability to project sound. This technologically advanced concert hall features a unique visual and audio experience. The building itself allows for state-of-the-art acoustics for the main...
  • Guide to The Mountain Winery in Saratoga

    Guide to The Mountain Winery in Saratoga

    The Mountain Winery has a rich history of providing high quality wines, but the concert bowl dates back to 1958. Becoming famous for hosting the Concert Summer Series, the venue continues this tradition to this day. Private special events like weddings and corporate meetings, as well as headlining...
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