FIRST FRIDAYS, the provocative series in which live music, discussion and curatorial tours converge in an after-hours event, concludes its 8th season on Friday, June 3. This final evening will center on Dr. Luis Chiappe’s talk “The Dinosaur in Your Backyard.” Dr. Chiappe is head of NHM’s Dinosaur Institute and curator of the upcoming Dinosaur [...]
This Wednesday night Lady Gaga will show her love for her devoted fans with a Born this Way Release Party at the Belasco Theater at 1050 S. Hill Street. Fans will be able to gain admittance by showing a valid proof of purchase of Born This Way or by purchasing the album at the door. [...]
Mister Nervous plays the GOOD HURT on Wednesday October 6th @ 11pm.
The Active Set and Cola Cola bring punchy poppy crunchy fun to Chinatown tonight 9/23.
The Silver Lake Jubilee is a two-day music and art celebration located within the eclectic and bohemian Silver Lake. Hipsters rejoice! This festival features more than 50 trend-defining and trend-defying music acts, multi-disciplinary art, local artists and crafters, exquisite food from local restaurants and various cultural enclaves in the Silver Lake and surrounding communities. Kick [...]
You like Avi Buffalo, right? Those plucky kids from the mean streets of Long Beach have recently soared to indie rock fame, quickly becoming everyone’s darling. The newest huge news is that they’re opening for Modest Mouse for five dates in July (yay!), and the freshest slice is their record release party at the Troubadour [...]
LA Buzz Blog favorite band, Hollywood Kill recently played the afterparty for the Black Eyed Peas concert at the Staples Center this past Tuesday night. The afterparty at the Conga Room promised to be an electro-clash dream, featuring Dip Dive, Letron, The Cataracs, Little Red Radio, Black Eyed Peas crowd favorite, LMFAO, and of course, [...]
Death Hymn Number 9 is one of the most exciting bands to come out of the OC in a long, long time. They’ve got the bluegrass country garage punk sound going on – the kind you’d hear in emanating from the back of some run-down wooden shack in a forgotten town in West Virginia. And [...]
It’s been said before, and I’ll say it again – SOUP Kitchen does Rock! SOUP Kitchen Rocks 8 is booked and ready to rock the Unknown Theater like it’s never been rocked before! They’ve got Death Hymn Number 9, The Terrapin, and The Midnight Scene – three different bands with three different styles, so whatever [...]
The Robotanists have just finished their album of covers inspired by Los Angeles, called Shapes and Variations (available on Itunes on April 6, and on CD on March 30). What these clever robot botanists have done is taken popular, in some cases much overplayed songs, and changed the lyrics up to make it about LA, [...]
Rise From the Rubble Haiti Benefit Concert – do your part to help those in need in Haiti, and listen to some great music while you’re at it. Voices from the Rubble partners with Center for Lupus Care to give relief to the victims of the Haiti earthquake for a momentous night while catching some [...]
The indie music event that’s been taking hold in LA these days, the SOUP Kitchen, has been consistently presenting some of the best new and emerging bands in Los Angeles. The most recent SOUP Kitchen show, SOUP Kitchen 7 was one of the most successful yet, featuring a wide variety of genres, from garage punk [...]
Eek A Mouse is back and playing at the Air Conditioned Lounge in Venice! Tomorrow! If you’ve ever seen Eek A Mouse, you know that the performance depends entirely on if Eek feels like playing or not. I saw Eek once at the Malibu Inn, and he slept through the performance – his band was [...]
Break out your black and get ready to enjoy a musical and cinematic event. Join them on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19TH for “An Evening of Sinister Amusement”, otherwise known as the second Mather Louth and Radio Noir residency show at the Unknown Theater. The evening promises to provide the eyes and ears with beautifully dark entertainment. [...]