Posts Tagged ‘live music’

By: Ashley Berry As Los Angeles-based band, Harriet, prepared to open their third residency performance at the Echo on Monday, March 18th, frontman Alex Casnoff chatted up the crowd casually as though he were talking to a small group of old friends.  In fact, he may very well have been doing just that, as residency […]

Photos by Lucky Smith Words by Esteban The various roomy warehouses throughout downtown LA stand like rich forestry in a city where industry is the new nature and venues flourish like foliage. Among those empty dwellings, the incognito KGB Studios is a diamond in the rough, playing host to the tenth Chocolate and Art event […]

Written by Mike Gamms Photos by Krista Skustad I have to admit, when I first heard that Streetlight Manifesto was playing in LA to promote their upcoming album, I was overcome with nostalgia. I flashed back to 2005, when I saw Streetlight pack the multipurpose room at the Livingston Campus Center at Rutgers University. The […]

Hootenanny 2012’s headliners closed the festival with a Bay Area hammer:  The last act of the day on the main stage was none other than legendary punk rockers Rancid. Primed and ready after a full day of waiting for the closers, the crowd was at first greeted on a somber note.  Before beginning to play, […]

Often a way to bait old folks out of their aromatic dens and get them to splurge on $20 root beers, free summer concerts tend to suck. Imagine our surprise, then, when we heard about several upcoming free concert series’ with a decent line-up of performers this year. Check out some new acts this summer, […]