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  • Geffen Playhouse announces 2014/2015 season

    Geffen Playhouse announces 2014/2015 season

    Raise Your Voice is the exciting new theme of the 2014/2015 season at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. This season’s varied group of theatrical performances center on how a person chooses to use his or her voice and will be presented in an array of genres which includes musicals, comedies...
  • Rick Shea plays The Cinema Bar

    Rick Shea plays The Cinema Bar

    You don't necessarily think of southern California as a hotbed for country and folk acts. However, the southern part of the state has a pretty impressive track record of producing excellent singer-songwriters like Buck Owens and Dave Alvin. Perhaps that's because in addition big cities like Los...
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    Over 16,500 fans savor ‘Smooth Summer Jazz’ at the Hollywood Bowl

    Smooth Summer Jazz, produced by Festival West, Inc. in association with the LA Philharmonic Association, is among the most anticipated summer concerts presented annually at the Hollywood Bowl. Each year the star-studded lineups include the most popular contemporary jazz artists as well as crossover...
  • Lucero 'Live from Atlanta' is a must-have album

    Lucero 'Live from Atlanta' is a must-have album

    It's been said before, but it bears repeating: Some new releases are like early Christmas gifts. A live Lucero album is definitely one that falls into that category. It would have been enough to see that Lucero has a new album. However, this isn't just any live album. Live from Atlanta is a double...
  • John Legend joins LA Philharmonic in Marvin Gaye Tribute Concert

    John Legend joins LA Philharmonic in Marvin Gaye Tribute Concert

    When you think of well-liked musicians that exude outstanding character, you think of Justin Timberlake, Ryan Seacrest and John Legend. John Legend is a singer, songwriter, pianist, producer and philanthropist who cares about people and shows his love for humanity through his music. A well...
  • Best sports bars for watching what's brewing in the NFL, from dunks to kicks

    Best sports bars for watching what's brewing in the NFL, from dunks to kicks

    There's always something brewing in the NFL. Currently, for example, Jimmy Graham is protesting the league's new rule that forbids players to dunk the ball over the crossbar, reported USA Today on August 15. The New Orleans Saints all-pro tight end slammed the ball over the bar twice in his most...
  • Phoenix to headline FYF Fest: Day one

    Phoenix to headline FYF Fest: Day one

    Hailing from Versailles, France, synthpop four-piece Phoenix was formed in 1995 and is comprised of Thomas Mars (vocals), Deck d'Arcy (bass, keyboards), Laurent Brancowitz (guitars, keyboards), and Christian Mazzalai (guitar). With a total of five records under their belt, Phoenix is anything but...
  • FKA Twigs performing at the Regent Theatre Thanksgiving

    FKA Twigs performing at the Regent Theatre Thanksgiving

    It is exciting to hear a fresh new artist tearing down the doors to gain acceptance for their craft. These days in the music industry, many artists have the same sound or image, making it difficult to be unique and stand out in an over saturated entertainment community. Anyone who loves music...
  • Karen O is coming to Los Angeles in September

    Karen O is coming to Los Angeles in September

    To herald her new solo album, Crush Songs, Karen O will be playing a few intimate, exclusive shows. Los Angeles is one of the lucky cities that will host three of these performances, as O will be playing The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery on September 17, 18 and 19. Describing this new...
  • Brad Paisley has a little too much moonshine in his trunk

    Brad Paisley has a little too much moonshine in his trunk

    It’s nearly impossible to not like Brad Paisley; he’s one of the most likeable guys in all of mainstream country music. He writes some of the funniest silly songs, as well as really good love songs. However, Paisley’s latest, Moonshine in the Trunk, starts to give us a few reasons to like the singer...
  • Billy Joe Shaver at Don the Beachcomber

    Billy Joe Shaver at Don the Beachcomber

    Before even taking the stage, Billy Joe Shaver showed his charm to the audience at Don the Beachcomber. Since the place doesn't have a stage entrance, Shaver entered the same way all the customers did. On his way to the stage, he kissed a baby (yes, there was a baby in the crowd), posed for a photo...
  • Yo-Yo Ma gives a flawless performance at the Hollywood Bowl

    Yo-Yo Ma gives a flawless performance at the Hollywood Bowl

    As the summer sun set over the iconic Hollywood Hills, nearly 12,000 of the LA Phil’s patrons made their way into the Hollywood Bowl to hear Leonard Slatkin conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and superstar cellist, Yo-Yo Ma. Their desire to hear and see the great Yo-Yo Ma perform one of...
  • L.A. Galaxy have long week on the road

    L.A. Galaxy have long week on the road

    The L.A. Galaxy have a mission this week and it is a week-long road trip. This trip started on Thursday when the Galaxy left for Columbus where the Angeleno team will face the Columbus Crew on Saturday late afternoon. The trip ends on Wednesday when they play the Colorado Rapids. It was reported...
  • Artists and set times for the Uforia Music Festival on August 16, 2014

    Artists and set times for the Uforia Music Festival on August 16, 2014

    The official roster of artists performing at the Uforia Music Festival was confirmed on August 11. The event, a musical celebration of Hispanics in America, will be held at Exposition Park in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 16, with an expected 15,000 attendees. This year's festival will feature two...
  • Morlot to conduct the LA Phil Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl, Sept. 4

    Morlot to conduct the LA Phil Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl, Sept. 4

    French conductor Ludovic Morlot will conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra in performances of works by Maurice Ravel, Samuel Barber and Aaron Copland on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the Hollywood Bowl. Eighteen-year-old violinist Simone Porter makes her Hollywood Bowl debut and will...
  • Interview with Michael Ubaldini

    Interview with Michael Ubaldini

    Michael Ubaldini is a singer-songwriter in Orange County - known by his fans as The Rock n Roll Poet. He discusses taking up the guitar at a young age, his near-death experience, and what he thinks when people compare him to Jack Kerouac. AXS: What compelled you to start playing guitar at age seven...
  • L.A. Galaxy excited to play against Columbus Crew and coach Gregg Berhalter

    L.A. Galaxy excited to play against Columbus Crew and coach Gregg Berhalter

    The L.A. Galaxy is excited to play the Columbus Crew this Saturday late afternoon at the Crew Stadium in Ohio. The reason is not really due to the competitiveness of the Galaxy team, but it is because the Crew’s coach Gregg Berhalter was an ex-teammate. Berhalter played with the Galaxy from 2009 to...
  • 14,500 fans keep it funky at 'Get On Up: A James Brown Celebration'

    14,500 fans keep it funky at 'Get On Up: A James Brown Celebration'

    James Brown, “The Hardest Working Man in Show Business,” “The Godfather of Soul,” “Mr. Dynamite,” was celebrated at the Hollywood Bowl recently when Christian McBride gathered several members of James Brown’s former bands to put on a ‘funky good time.’ The multiple-award winning jazz bassist...
  • LA Galaxy vs. Columbus Crew Saturday preview

    LA Galaxy vs. Columbus Crew Saturday preview

    The LA Galaxy face the Columbus Crew on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in Ohio. The match against the Crew is the first and only game that will be played between the two for this season. Both teams are currently tied with the least amount of losses in the MLS, so the game between the East and West giants...
  • The Bones of J.R. Jones plays The Mint in Los Angeles

    The Bones of J.R. Jones plays The Mint in Los Angeles

    A lot of people are probably reluctant to listen to anything that's labeled as country or folk, and probably disqualify any music that features a banjo. Here's the thing, though - folk has as many variations as rock 'n roll, so what is it (aside from a banjo) that would make people reluctant to...
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